Recent rains triggered a warning that flow from the Philpott Dam had been increased and the flow of the Smith River would be 800 CFS, up from 350 CFS. The water would likely be a bit muddy. Paddling was not advised for anyone without experience. So, just hours before the scheduled event, the question was “are you experienced”?Continue reading “Paddling For Polio”
The Patrick County Rotary hit the Smith River in a benefit paddle to eradicate polio this past weekend and I got to tag along. Check out these photos from the Smith River Outfitters access to the Great Road access.