Category Archives: Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP)

Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) on James River near Snowden

Kurt Michael 000By Kurt Michael

Near the community of Snowden, Virginia, deep within the Blue Ridge Mountains, a road crosses over the James River. Alongside the roadway, the CSX railroad tracks run parallel to the river and then traverse the James on their way south to Lynchburg. See Map.James 826A few thousand feet from the Route 501 bridge is where the Appalachian Trail foot bridge crosses the James River high above the waters of the Cushaw Dam reservoir. At this place is the convergence of four modes of transportation: truck, train, foot, and stand up paddle board (SUP).

Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

YOLO … standup paddle boarding

By Lynn R. Mitchell

Stand Up Paddle Boarding 2You Only Live Once. For our standup paddle boarding managing editor at LynnRMitchell.com.

Kurt Sherando 5

Photo by Lynn R. Mitchell

Tagged , , ,

Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) on James River near Snowden

Kurt Michael 000By Kurt Michael

Near the community of Snowden, Virginia, deep within the Blue Ridge Mountains, a road crosses over the James River. Alongside the roadway, the CSX railroad tracks run parallel to the river and then traverse the James on their way south to Lynchburg. See Map.James 826A few thousand feet from the Route 501 bridge is where the Appalachian Trail foot bridge crosses the James River high above the waters of the Cushaw Dam reservoir. At this place is the convergence of four modes of transportation: truck, train, foot, and stand up paddle board (SUP).

Continue reading

Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) on Lake Anna


wk0a_Photo_8-12-14By Kurt Michael

Vrooom. There goes a power boat. Vroom vroom. There goes another power boat. Brace for the wave … waves from passing boats and jet skis brought an element of excitement to my paddle boarding  experience on Lake Anna (see map).

Lake Anna 036

I launched my paddle board from the marina located on the east side of the route 208 bridge and headed toward the power station two miles away. The late-September day was sunny and warm with temperatures in the mid-70s as I paddled under the 208 bridge.

Continue reading

Tagged , , , ,
The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

LynnRMitchell.com

Virginia politics and more