Bluestone River Trip 37th Year, May 20-22, 2016

Bluestone River Trip, May 20-22, 2016, 37th Year, Leader: Terry Dougherty, 423-502-5177. The annual Bluestone River Trip (37th Anniversary) is scheduled for May 20-22, 2016. We will stay at the beautiful Pipestem State Park (Mountain Creek Lodge). We have reserved a block of rooms, please call 800-CALL-WVA (ask for Pipestem State Park / Mountain Creek Lodge) and reserve your room for Friday and Saturday. To secure one of the clubs block rooms, reservations must be made by May 6. Room $ 80/night + taxes. We plan to paddle the scenic Bluestone River both Sat. and Sun. This is a Class III trip the first day and Class I the second day. You can skip the second day, if you like. Other options include family camping at the state park campground and/or driving up on Saturday morning. This is a GREAT trip with a lot of family fun, scenic river and very nice lodging. In addition to the paddling, Ed Montgomery will once again be in charge of HAPPY HOUR and libation coordination on Saturday night and is going to take this one special. Please contact the trip leader (Terry Dougherty, 423-502-5177) if you are planning to attend the trip.

Mahoney’s – What Knot To Do

Mahoney’s is hosting a clinic on knots and if you are like Penny and new to kayaking and tying those dang boats down to car racks it might be beneficial for you, so here are the details :

Thursday August 16th

What Knot To Do
The things you can do with a good knot! Whether you’re securing furniture in the back of the truck or synching guidelines on your tent in gale force winds, knowing a few good knots can mean the difference between night & day. Come join us on Thursday and learn a knot or two. Clinic Meets in Outfitters 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Here’s a map link to Mahoney’s, so you can put in your starting address for directions: