Lower Guisane, Just Two Rapids

Posted by Andy Waddington on 2011-10-11

The silly big weir (watch out for protruding rebar in the white) and a rapid later on during our 2008 trip on the Lower Guisane.

Upper Guisane S-Bends

Posted by Andy Waddington on 2011-10-11

The hardest rapid on the Upper Guisane was more bouncy than fearsome at the level Swaledale Outdoor Club encountered it in 2008.

Surfing Garry - Wet West Paddlefest

Posted by Andy Waddington on 2011-10-11

Playboating on the dam released River Garry on the Saturday of the Wet West Paddlefest 2008.

Mark's First Lead at Hamsterley

Posted by Sarah Bridge on 2011-09-06

Mark Russell's first go at leading a ride!!

North Stack Tide Race

Posted by Andy Waddington on 2009-06-07

An illustration of how rapidly a situation can change in tidal waters, as sea kayakers paddle with the ebb tide towards North Stack on Anglesey. From calm water with perhaps a foot of swell, the tide picks up, waves increase in height and within a minute of first seeing whitecaps ahead, the group is in the middle of the North Stack tide race overfalls. All too quickly the excitement is over as they exit the race towards the gap between North Stack and Holy Island...