This is the delightful, upper, Little Gunpowder trip. The first half is an almost continuous rock garden, starting out class I-II. The second half is tamer - Class I. The surrounding woodlands are full of deer and quite pretty. This is the tamer upstream section of this little creek. Ed Evangelidi testifies:This creek is quite flashy, so don't dawdle, or it might come down on you while you are running shuttle.
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Tonight American Whitewater presented the Town of Friendsville, Maryland with a $5000 check towards the extension of the Upper Yough Access Parking Area. This, combined with a $1000 donation from Keelhaulers Canoe Club, made a strong statement of how much paddlers value the river and the town! Under the leadership of Mayor Spencer Schlosnagle and long time paddler and Friendsville resident Jess Whittemore the town raised $7 in additional funding for every dollar paddlers donated - just like they did on the initial construction! This makes these gifts a great value for the whitewater community. A big shout out and thank you to ALL who donated!
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