Just did the Merrimack in my OT Pack
Posted by: mjflores on May-09-13 1:51 PM (EST) Category: Canoes
Just finished my upriver paddle of the Merrimack River from Plumb Island to Franklin NH in the worlds best solo canoe, the Old Town pack. She's 12 feet of royalex orgasmic goodness! Next up, the Kennebec end of May. My prediction...Kennebec = OWNED! I'll try to take pics for my fans.
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Posted by: holmes375 on May-09-13 4:10 PM (EST)
love that little ol' boat myself. As does my dog.
my prediction is you will die|
Posted by: kayamedic on May-09-13 10:40 PM (EST)
I want to see you paddle that Pack up the Kennebec. If the tides and current at the mouth don't kill you, the release from Harris Dam surely will.
So, what about the river?|
Posted by: steve_in_idaho on May-10-13 10:50 AM (EST)
What about the trip?
Where's the trip report? nm|
Posted by: davbart on May-10-13 12:21 PM (EST)
Correction to your OP|
Posted by: davbart on May-10-13 12:28 PM (EST)
Instead of "the world's best solo canoe..."; it should read "your world's best solo canoe...". Each canoeist's needs, desires and capabilities are different and there is no such thing as "best in the world".
Flores, if you want to discuss |
Posted by: g2d on May-10-13 2:40 PM (EST)
your personal beliefs, why not post on the Discussion forum? OK, maybe you just made a mistake. Like paddling a Pack upstream.
the boat doesn't matter much:|
Posted by: slushpaddler on May-10-13 3:27 PM (EST)
I don't know the river or route ........|
Posted by: pilotwingz on May-10-13 11:21 PM (EST)
..... you took , so can you fill me in on some of the details like ... how far paddled , how long of a paddle trip , what was the water like paddling up-river , did ya camp anywhere ??
Very low water|
Posted by: Waterbird on May-11-13 3:27 AM (EST)
in the Merrimack in Franklin. I've never seen it that low before, especially in the spring.
for your next "owned" river|
Posted by: daggermat on May-11-13 10:21 AM (EST)
make sure to pack a "grey thing".