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15
Jan

Thanksgiving in San Luis Potosi

Below: Adam Goshorn approaching Cascada de Tamul, which is the take-out for the classic day-run section of the Rio Santa Maria.  Photo by Vitaly Prikhodko. For more than a decade I have been traveling to Mexico most winters to enjoy the warm water and great paddling in the states of San Luis Potosi and Veracruz.  This year, …

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04
Jan

Gringo Journal

A collection of short diary entries and photos from Mexico, December 2015.  Day 1 The trip started off with a bang as we headed straight to Truchas, a cool little 20fter into a perfect 50fter. Waterfalls don’t get much cleaner than this, the only downside is a 80ft rappel down the side of an un-runnable …

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01
Feb

Mexico for mere mortals

I’m pretty lucky to get good leave allowance where I work, so can usually get away for one foreign “lads” boating trip a year on harder rivers, plus one holiday with my better half which (due to her understanding my kayaking addiction) usually involves a good amount of boating – though generally at a more …

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08
Dec

Rey del Río in México

We just got back from the Rey del Río in México, an event organized by Altius and River Roots founded by the Mexican Government and the Board of tourism of México.  I was stoked to meet team mates Sam Sutton and Egor who had also flown in for the event. With another 25 of the …

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21
Apr

Mexico 2013 Part IV: Back to SLP

Below: Matt Beauchamp on the El Salto Section of the Rio Valles, photo by Adam Goshorn We had been enjoying our time in Veracruz (see Mexico 2013 Part III HERE), but water levels continued to be too high for many of runs we would have been paddling in a normal year. There were a few …

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16
Apr

Mexico 2013 Part III: Veracruz

Below: Must be going the right way, photo by Evan Alfano Below: Adam Goshorn on the Rio Alseseca , photo by Shannon Goshorn The day after we paddled the second canyon of the Rio Verde with Team Previa (see: Mexico 2013 part II HERE); we woke up early and broke down our camp at Aldea …

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10
Mar

Mexico 2013 Part II: Team Previa

Below: Matt Beauchamp running Puerta del Salto in the second canyon of the Rio Verde, photos by Adam Goshorn   Just after dark on the day we ran the Rio Minas Viajas (see Mexico 2013 Part I HERE), we were driving down the narrow driveway into the Aldea Huesteca campground when we met a van …

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05
Mar

Mexico: The Paradise of Tlapacoyan

Mexico. That was all I could think mid exam week during my fall semester at Appalachian State University in Boone, NC. While other students were headed home or to the typical all-inclusive resort with the family, I was headed to the waterfall paradise that is the Tlapacoyan municipality, Veracruz, Mexico. With just a few logistics …

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26
Feb

Mexico 2013 Part I: Welcome To Mexico!

Below: Matt Beauchamp, Rio Minas Viejas, photo by Adam Goshorn From my house in Mentone, Alabama it is almost exactly a 27-hour drive to the take-out for the Cascadas Micos section of the Rio Valles in San Luis PotosiMexico.  For the eighth time in the last nine years, friends trickled into my house the night …

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10
Aug

Kayak the World with SBP ep.2 – Kayak en México!

Check out some kayaking down in México!! Follow the SBP boys and their mental friends as they travel deep into a waterfall paradise in México. Enjoy some fine paddling from some of the best waterfalls mother nature has to offer, surrounded on all sides by thick jungle and banana fields.  Check out the episode on …

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