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by Brian
Sun Mar 13, 2011 5:11 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Kayaking in Georgia
Replies: 3
Views: 1343

Re: Kayaking in Georgia

ThI think the river i paddled was just north of Mtskheta.I cant remember its name. I travelled up north as far as Kasbegi. Close to Kasbegi there was some really nice steep stuff with amazing scenery. South ossetia and Akhbazia are obviously out of bounds but the rivers I was pointed out seem to be ...
by Brian
Thu Mar 10, 2011 7:26 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Kayaking in Georgia
Replies: 3
Views: 1343

Kayaking in Georgia

Hi guys, I know a lot of you are probably planning your spring kayaking trips this year and i thought id post up a few lines that might make you consider doing a trip to Georgia. I was out there in September and while i only managed to paddle one river but i got to see loads of really nice whitewate...
by Brian
Thu Jul 22, 2010 3:43 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Advertising on the forum
Replies: 14
Views: 3548

Re: Advertising on the forum

tiernan wrote:20-90c a day would pay for a few rain guage phone bills.
That doesnt make sense. Ads might offset some of the IWW hosting costs.
by Brian
Mon Jun 28, 2010 2:26 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: UK river levels
Replies: 2
Views: 1051

UK river levels

The EA have all their river data online now.
Pretty sweet. I wonder will something similar ever be done here.
http://www.environment-agency.gov.uk/ho ... fault.aspx
by Brian
Mon May 24, 2010 3:44 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Re: Damming the Heaven
Replies: 3
Views: 1568

Re: Damming the Heaven

Thats harsh guys. The opinion is badly put across and ends up looking like selfish hypocracy, but look at it as a bunch of paddlers that are gonna miss the paddling being lost and want to put their feelings about it on film. If you watch it and ignore the argument in the clip youre left with what i ...
by Brian
Sun Mar 28, 2010 9:21 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: cloghlea / cloghoge - does it ever run
Replies: 7
Views: 2465

Re: cloghlea / cloghoge - does it ever run

I presume youre talking about the Shankill.
Heres a few pics of it at a super low level a couple of months back http://www.flickr.com/photos/brianmcdon ... /shankill/
by Brian
Thu Mar 11, 2010 10:15 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Kayak Session
Replies: 6
Views: 1829

Re: Kayak Session

No luck finding it in the great outdoors. I didnt have the time to check the OAS.
by Brian
Wed Mar 10, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Kayak Session
Replies: 6
Views: 1829

Re: Kayak Session

I haven't received the last issue by mail yet and its been in the shops for the last week. Anyone else in the same boat, or should I assume its lost in the post? Maybe wait a bit longer http://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=61522 Try great outdoors or OAS. None of the newsage...
by Brian
Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:31 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Kayak Session
Replies: 6
Views: 1829

Kayak Session

Anybody know where i can find Kayak Session magazine in Dublin?
I looked in Reads and Eason yesterday but they hadnt got it.
by Brian
Fri Jan 08, 2010 2:45 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Good online kayaking Vids
Replies: 225
Views: 104819

Re: Good online kayaking Vids

[video]http://vimeo.com/6547838[/video] Short, but the editing, pace and filming is something that I would aspire to (If I wasn't so lazy). HD cameras add so much more to the experience. Oh, and I enlarged the embedded videos, so its easier/nicer to view the videos. Lokks like it doesnt want to embe...
by Brian
Tue Nov 24, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Ropes
Replies: 5
Views: 3843

Re: Ropes

My motive was i suppose to try start a general discussion on something that I know far less about than I should do. I suppose what triggered it was when i was looking at getting a replacement salamander throwbag and realised that i had very little idea of the actual specific differences between the ...
by Brian
Fri Nov 20, 2009 1:55 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Ropes
Replies: 5
Views: 3843

Ropes

Im pretty clueless when it comes to ropes. Im trying to get an idea of the merits of different types ie spectra vs polypro, which floats/doesnt, load bearing characteristics, strength to size ratio and suitability for off river usage ie, suitability for climbing Anybody got any useful links for this...