The recent rain, although pretty unpleasant for most of us, supplied a bit of fun for local kayakers. On Tuesday, the SEPA gauge for the Black Water was up at 0.9m, which gives a reasonable pushy level on the river. These photos are of the classic drop above the old stone bridge known as the … Continue reading
From the beginning of May, Tuesdays mean only one thing to kayakers –the Moriston, a guaranteed Grade 4 river at the same level each week in the sun (hopefully!) and it’s only 45 minutes away from us at Invermoriston. There are often fellow boaters there from as far afield as Fort William and Aberdeen and … Continue reading
After the lovely balmy weather we had at the start of last week the weekend was a bit overcast and blowy. That didn’t stop the Highland Canoe Polo group getting out onto Loch Achilty, near Contin for their first outdoor match of the year. It looked great fun, if a bit chaotic at times! … Continue reading
Today’s forecasted deluge didn’t really materialise, but there was enough water about for a quick trip down the Blackwater for Torquil and Lewis.
Life’s been busy recently and it’s been difficult to get out to do anything – not helped by the some of the awful weather we’ve been having recently. Having said that, Torquil managed to escape for a few hours on Sunday and headed off with his kayak to the Black Water, a favourite paddle. It’s … Continue reading