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Final Rapid

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Account This is a view back up-stream of the final ledge which is just upstream of the bridge marking the take-out. Click "View Full Size" for better detail. I didn't have the time (or energy) to paddle back up and do a panoramic like the others. This one can be tricky to inexperienced boaters. The only way to get through without scraping is to go for the tongue on the river right (left when looking at the picture) which threatens to throw you up against a rather sizable rock. You essentially have to pillow off the rock on your right side and slide down the chute. I've never capsized on it, but the possibility is definitely there.
Time 2012-04-01 20:54:00 GMT
Reported Date 04/01/12
River Reported @Rivanna Charlottesville (Market Street) to Shadwell (Route 729)
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Colin Abernethy
Clarksburg, MD 20871
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Final Rapid

Detail Trip Report  Final Rapid  @Rivanna Charlottesville (Market Street) to Shadwell (Route 729), VA(2.51MB .jpeg)


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