Category Archives: Passy

Passy in the Spring (Passagassawakeag River, Belfast, Maine)

The 2 most local rivers here (the Passy and the St. George)are relatively small Class I and II rivers that go dry by summer. So each time I paddle them, I do so thinking it may be the last trip … Continue reading

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Rain or Shine

After being an ocean paddler who only dabbled in rivers, I’ve crossed over to the point where I consider myself a river paddler as well. I started paddling the rivers earlier this year and have kept right on paddling them. … Continue reading

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Surfing Belfast U.S.A. (Well, not quite).

Inspired by the inch of rain we got since yesterday, I thought I’d try my new pro-deal Riot Boogie 50 surf kayak on the Passagassawakeag River. Prior to this, the only time I’d ever been in a whitewater kayak (or … Continue reading

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Spring Paddling in Maine (Passagassawakeag River, April 4, 2007)

Spring snowfall while getting ready for the Passy River race to be held Saturday, April 7.

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Passy (Passagassawakeag) River — April 2, 2007

Water level was relatively low on the Passy today, despite the rain. (Maybe they are already holding water back at the dam). Left an intermittent trail of red polyethylene on the riverbed! Actually wasn’t that bad. Hit or rubbed over … Continue reading

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