New River Gorge, Cunard to Fayette Station (class III - IV)
Date: 02 - 04 June 2023 Location: Fayetteville WV
Sponsor: Jeremy Giddens. 317-220-1830 // email@example.com.
Requirements: solid class III - IV boating skills; solid combat roll if kayaking; kayak with air bags, raft, or shredder.
Highly Encouraged: throw bag; break down or back up hand paddles if kayaking; spare paddle(s) if rafting; a basic pin kit.
River Description: This is a high-volume river, which can be run over a wide range of levels. We will be paddling the 6.9 mile section from Cunard to Fayette Station within the New River Gorge National Park on both days. See the American Whitewater site below for a bit more detail.
Friday: Arrive and set up camp Friday for the weekend at The Outpost - New River Campground, see address below.
Coordinate with me early if you’re interested in getting a lap in on Friday day or for some park and play fun at Fayette Station on Friday afternoon.
Dinners on our own.
Saturday: Morning meeting to discuss the shuttle plan; we will set a reverse shuttle and leave vehicles at the Fayette Station take-out then head to the Cunard put-in with all of the boats, people, and gear.
Paddle the New River Gorge, Cunard to Fayette Station section. We will stop for a break to eat lunch on the river and hopefully watch some carnage. We will also have an opportunity to stop at some surf spots and a jump rock or two.
Saturday evening, we will go out to eat at a local restaurant.
There’s also usually live music at the campground on Saturday evenings when the weather is nice.
Sunday: Tear down camp early. Morning meeting to discuss the shuttle plan; we will set a “reverse” shuttle and leave vehicles at the Fayette Station take-out then head to the Cunard put-in with all of the boats, people, and gear.
Paddle the New River Gorge, Cunard to Fayette Station section. We won’t spend as much time on the river today so that we can finish up and get on the road a bit more quickly.
You will be able to leave your vehicle at the campground until we get off the River if necessary.
Camping: The Outpost - New River Campground
843 CR-82, Fayetteville, WV 25840
Primitive and electric tent sites, RV sites, and cabins available, but book early. https://outpostnrg.com
If you have any questions, please contact me at 317-220-1830 or firstname.lastname@example.org.