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Huck-tober in Virginia

Heavy sustained rains in early October brought some of the most treasured creeks in Virginia up to perfect levels. We were lucky enough to spend several days chasing rain from Roanoke through the Shenandoah Valley and into the fabled Nelson County region of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Here are some images from “Hucktober” in Virginia. …

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Below and Beyond – Anacondas and Condors 2015

It’s been a while since we got back from the trip. It’s always great to have time to reflect. Can be quite a significant opportunity – a good chance to ask why did I go? There’s lots of reasons why we do these things. As far as the collective goal goes we were hoping to …

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Riding the tears of Everest.

Riding the tears of Everest.   Its dark now, the sun had gone home for the night, Rapids run and labour won, In the crashing flow I had to fight, To welcome the love I wanted to flow, For me alone I paddle along, In Everests shadow the flowing rivers, Gave me memories where I …

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Everest – Paddle raft first descent

My name is Sean Glaccum and I have travelled to the Himalayas almost every fall since 1997 in search of rivers that have never been kayaked or rafted.  Past Himalayan first descents include:  First kayak descents off Mt. Kanchenjunga (3rd highest peak), Mt. Cho Oyu (6th highest peak), Mt. Dhaulagiri (7th highest peak) and Mt. …

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