Category Archives: Whitewater Rafting

Ten things I plan to do in 2015

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Thanks to my fellow BDN bloggers and their support during my time of healing (end drama here) I have ideas of what to write here. It’s hard to blog about what I’m doing outdoors when I’m not doing anything – including indoors. Here are ten things I want to do this year as scribbled on […]

Jessie Herling: An Admirable Outdoorswoman

Once in a while I meet someone who makes a certain kind of impression. Maybe it’s their style of clothing or something witty I overheard them say. The co-manager of U.S. Rafting is such a person. She checked us into The Outpost then went about her work, but when she had a little free time, […]

Whitewater rafting on the Kennebec River

I’ve watched rafters on the West Branch of the Penobscot River for years, and each year I say I’m going to do that next year. Next year peeked in with a phone call from Melissa telling me she found whitewater rafting vouchers on TravelZoo for $50. “It’s a $129 trip and they provide lunch. It’ll […]

We Tried to Go to Moxie Falls

Early in the spring, when summer seemed so far away, I let my sister Melissa talk me into whitewater rafting on the Kennebec River. Summer came and Melissa made our reservations. I was nervous. Waves of nausea trained me to stop thinking about whitewater. We arrived at The Forks a day early, settled in and […]