Thursday, September 21, 2006

On the Wee Agivey

This evening I returned to the "Wee Agivey" river where I spent many childhood days creating various dams, bridges, boats, rafts and other feats of engineering. This visit was not entrepreneurial, but rather fun.

After the recent persistant rain the river was swolen by 12-18" so Dad and I took the kayaks down. I was a little nervous about this venture, but I have to say it was a lot safer, and a lot more fun than I had thought.

The water was high enough to clear all the rocks, and parts were flowing nice and quickly. I think I would have preferred a little more of a flood, and I would certainly have liked a longer run. The run we were doing was probably 0.5-1 mile, taking about 5 minutes or so. We managed to get it done 4 times before sunset. Great fun.

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1 comment:

That Hideous Man said...

NPower are planning to completely ruin a top Perthshire canoeing river and beauty spot with an innapropriate hydro-electric scheme. Please add your voice to the protests and see details at the Scottish Canoe Association website. Save the Hermitage and River Braan.