On Saturday, at our paddling location, it will be sunny, with a high
of 81 degrees. The sunrise will be at 6:18 AM and the sunset will be
at 8:14 PM. There will be a slight northwesterly wind of about 6
MPH. The river level will be low, ranging from 2 to 3 feet in depth.
Please join us on this relaxing flatwater kayak trip. We will meet
at the Shepherdstown Boat Ramp in West Virginia this Saturday by 9
AM. There will be many boaters there, so we are meeting by 9 AM.
All are welcome. Below are the trip details.
We will start at the 24-hour boat ramp parking area at the end of
North Princess Street in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, for a
leisurely and scenic paddle. Please bring plenty of water and a
healthy biped meal (not rodent kibbles). There is a Sheetz close to
the boat ramp if anything is needed. The current therein is very
gentle. We will go up-river for five miles, and then return down-
river for five miles, and the trip should last about six hours. We
will stop for a meal along the way, as well as take breaks for
pictorial and other purposes. On this beautiful stretch of the
Potomac, one can go for many miles and see nothing but the splendor
of nature, both flora and fauna. Please bring a camera if you can.
Here are the directions for the trip's meeting point: From
Frederick, take Rt. 340 West (which will take you from MD through VA
for a spell and finally into WV over the Potomac and the Shenandoah
Rivers), then turn right at Rt. 230, then go over Rattlesnake Run
Creek into Shepherdstown, then turn right on North Princess Street,
and go until it ends. You are on the city-owned public boat ramp.
If you have any questions, please contact me directly. SYOTR.
On our web site, in the Files section, we have a satellite photo of
the planned trip: