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CCA – TRIPS – Info for Coordinators – 2019

1 -  SAFETY,         2 -  RESPONSIBILITY,        3 -

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2 – See “You are solely responsible” in the Trip Participants part of TRIP GUIDELINES – CCA, below

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Trip Leader Presentation – by Charlie Duffy - 30 pp.  – Please Read This


68 Streams, Ranked by Difficulty – by Ron Knipling   (also listed below)  

STREAM-FINDER - by Alf Cooley – 16 on-line tables – 211 Trips – current levels, AW descriptions, rainfall, meeting places – esp useful for small streams

Ron Canter’s 42 PADDLING MAPS of Favorite Streams 

DCKAYAK – Water Levels – Potomac Playspots -

TRIP REPORTS – Mainly WW – to read & post your own


By Cilla Holberton – stand-alone website – Trips, prose descriptions, advice


PICK-UP (Short Notice) TRIPS – Get on the 150 paddler list






LEGEND:  ** Flashy, Local (likely targets for Pick-up Trips)  GREEN: Family Paddles,    BLUE: Lively,    RED: High Octane

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA –Little Falls, Rock Ck**, 4th of July Fireworks

MARYLAND – Patapsco, So Br Patapsco, Needles, Antietam Ck – upper, middle, lower,   Gunpowder Falls (upper, middle, lower),  Sideling Hill Ck, Catoctin Ck, , Fifteenmile Ck, Middle Ck, Potomac Mather Gorge, Hunting Ck, Deer Ck, Patuxent, Seneca Ck, Potomac Anglers to Lock 10, Cabin John Ck**, Little Patuxent**, Savage Release

PENNSYLVANIA – Codorus, Muddy Ck, Gettysburg Rock Ck, Marsh Ck, Casselman R, Lower Yough, Stonycreek

VIRGINIA –Goose Ck, Rappahannock Fall Line, Kellys Ford, Rapidan, Hughes, N. Anna, Shenandoah So Br, Mallows Bay Shipwrecks, GW Canal Loop, Cedar Creek, Thornton R, Tye, Moormans, James Fall Line, Passage Ck, Covington, Maury (Goshen Pass)

WEST VIRGINIA –Cacapon, Cruisers Section of NoBr Potomac and Hopeville Canyon, Moorefield Canyon, The Trough, Paw Paw Bends, Bloomington Release, Shenandoah Staircase, Smokehole, Tygart, Cheat & Cheat Tribs, Lost R


And Stuff we haven’t Done for Years:  North Anna, Appomattox, No Br Potomac Luke-Keyser-Cumberland Camper 


Haven’t been to one of these streams?  Ask us to pair you with a dependable soul.



Barb Brown – – 301 765-9115

Miki Komlosh – – 1-240 620-9440

Susan Sherrod – – 703 725-4278

Alf Cooley – – 703 442-7935

                                                       25 Nov 2017 – 8 Feb 2019


27 Coordinating – Jim Scott, John Snitzer, Jim Long, Jack Findling, Glen Johnston, Jo Cox, Miki Komlosh, Barb Brown, Susan Sherrod, Alf Cooley, Kay Fulcomer, Gary & Ginny Quam, Nathan Williamson, Hendrik van Oss, Ken Cohen, Pam White, Gordy Lang, Tijen Baydur, Wendy Klinke, Jen Sass, Risa Shimoda, Jack Findling, Jim Landfield, David Cottingham, Cory Heyman, Gus Anderson


14  Coordinators: Mark Brenneman, Wayne McDaniel, Bob Maxey, Gus Anderson, John Snitzer, Kim Buttleman, Jenny Thomas, David Cottingham, John Snitzer, Tim Tilson, Larry Lempert, Alf Cooley, Tony Allred, Larry Lempert


WEDNESDAY EVENING PADDLES – no list, advertised on Paddle Prattle

Coordinator - Mikey Baummer

FAMILY PADDLES – no separate list

Miki Komlosh, Barb Brown, Keith Edmondson, Susan Sherrod


Coordinators: Wayne McDaniel, Tim Tilson    - 150 on list

68 Rivers Ranked by Difficulty

A=Advanced,  HI=High Intermediate,  I=Intermed,  LI=Lower Intermed,  PN=Practiced Novice


1.A-Upper Yough

35. I-Upper Rapidan (above Wolftown)

2.A-Upper Shavers Fork

36. I-Rock Creek DC below Military Rd

3.A-Upper Gauley

37. I-Covington River

4.A-Chattooga Section 4

38. I-Cub Run (fall line)

5.A-Middle Fork Tygart

39. I-Dry Fork of the Cheat

6.A-Tygart Gorge

40. I-NF SB Potomc/Hopeville Canyon

7.A-North Branch Potomac/Kitzmiller

41. I-Nantahala River

8.A-Lower Gauley

42. I-Pohick Creek

9.A-Tygart Arden

43. I-Cheat Narrows

10. A-New River Gorge

44. I-NB Potomac/Bloomington

11. A-Cheat Canyon

45. I-Passage Creek Gorge

12. A-Savage @ 1000 cfs

46. I-Shenandoah Staircase

13. A-Buckhannon (Alton to Sago)

47. I-Casselman (Markleton -Ft. Hill)

14. A-Maury/Goshen Pass

48. I-Gunpowder Falls below Rt.1

15. A-Laurel Fork, below Rt.33

49. I-Muddy Creek, PA

16. A-Wills Creek, below Fairhope

50. LI-Lehigh (Rockport -Jim Thorpe)

17. A-Ocoee

51. LI-Patapsco above Ellicott City

18. HI-Chattooga Section 3

52. LI-Potomac below Gt Falls @ 3.5'

19. HI-Upper Big Sandy

53. LI-North Anna

20. HI-Lower Yough

54. LI-Rappahannock / Fredericksburg

21. HI-Trout Run, WV

55. LI-Robinson (Rose R. to Rt.29)

22. HI-Middle Fork Salmon, ID

56. LI-Rappahannock/Kelly's Ford

23. HI-Seneca Creek, WV

57. LI-Potomac Needles

24. HI-Stony Creek, PA

58. LI-Thornton River

25. HI-Lost River Dry Gorge

59. LI-Hughes (& Hazel) River

26. HI-James River, Richmond

60. LI-Cacapon (Rt.50-Rt.127)

27. HI-Upper Tye River

61. LI-Middle Yough

28. HI-Bullpasture Gorge

62. PN-Goose Creek (Dam-Rt.7)

29. I-North River Gorge, VA

63. PN-Cedar Creek

30. I-Upper Conway

64. PN-Sideling Hill Creek

31. I-Little Falls Potomac @ 3.0'

65. PN-Potomac/Violette's Lock Loop

32. I-SF SB Poto/Moorefield Canyon

66. PN-Upper Rap above Rt.211

33. I-SB Potomac/Smokehole Canyon

67. PN-Antietam Ck below battlefield

34. I-Tohickon Creek, PA

68. PN-SF Shenandoah (Compton)


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