Tag Archives: american whitewater

August 26

VIDEO: West Fork of the Tuckasegee

In 2001, American Whitewater organized a team of volunteers to run this dewatered reach of the upper Tuckasegee as part of a whitewater flow study. They found a super fun creek run of moderate difficulty with one big drop and tons of great low angle slides and boulder rapids.  AW signed a settlement agreement with […]

May 18


From American Whitewater: The Cheoah River is located in the extreme southwestern corner of NC, near Robbinsville. For seventy years the nine-mile section between the Santeetlah Dam and Lake Calderwood was dewatered. American Whitewater along with the Western North Carolina Paddlers advocated for releases for over 6 years.  Whitewater releases on the Cheoah began in […]