Elkhorn Creek

Elkhorn Creek

Spalding Hurst ran the Elkhorn in Frankfort on Saturday. The weather was close to 70 degrees, the sun was out, and the winds blew a nice warm breeze. All of this in winter December. It was a great Christmas present for any kayaker. The creek was at 1000cfs and had...
Elkhorn Creek

Cumberland River 7000cfs

On this Friday, Ben Ballard, his roomate Eric Thoben and their paddling buddy Matt Jarboe went down the Cumberland at 7000 cfs. Ben says he was a little nervous, but all went well.The river washes out at this level, and becomes wave-trains and sticky holes. Surfers is...
Elkhorn Creek

Big South Fork in the Fall

What compels us to venture into the outdoors during unfavorable weather?The spirit of adventure is strong, even with snow and temperatures falling, for a group of Kentucky paddlers, the urge to explore a familiar river shed remained. A large number of paddlers did...
Elkhorn Creek

Russell Fork Rendezvous

Once again The Bardstown Boaters were at the Russell Fork Rendezvous for some glorious Fall paddling. The Rendezvous is a gathering in Eastern Kentucky to celebrate the Russell Fork River and the wonderful people of the area.You could find The Bardstown Boaters camp...
Elkhorn Creek

Ocoee Trip

Summer trip to the Ocoee with Jay, John, and Kenny Thomas, Jonny and Michael Matthews, Scott(Scooter), David Ethridge, Spalding Hurst, Josh Carpenter, and Amber camping at Ocoee River Rats. First run on the lower with Jay and Kenny in the duckie, Spalding and Josh in...