Whitewater enthusiasts participate in hazardous activities in wilderness environments. Are you prepared to rescue yourself or your best paddling friend? Are they prepared to rescue you? Help in many cases may not be immediately available, and might be hours, not Continue reading
If you’ve ever thought how much fun it would be to learn how to kayak now’s your chance!! The Beginner Whitewater Kayak Course, sponsored by the Appalachian Paddling Enthusiasts (APEs) and the Tennessee Eastman Hiking and Canoeing Club, will be Continue reading
Date to be determined, sometime Friday-Sunday in late July, Tri-Cities, TN Area (Near or on Nolichucky River) The Swiftwater Rescue Course teaches recognition and avoidance of common river hazards, execution of self-rescue techniques, and rescue techniques for paddlers in distress. Continue reading
You know you want to. You’ve been thinking about it, how fun it might be. You see the occasional car with boats on top or pass by one of the many great rivers in the area and think to yourself Continue reading
Contact: Joe DeLoach Come out on a day hike and help us tackle some typical late spring maintenance needs, such as cutting annual growth and painting blazes. No experience required! Contact Joe for details and meeting time and place.
Contact: Gary Kilpatrick Chota’s annual Canoe & Kayak School has been a great way to introduce our sport to new comers for many years. We offer beginner classes in whitewater kayak and canoe, as well as touring kayak and canoeing. Continue reading