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Breaking Trail

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Thanks to all who have faithfully followed our scattered e-mail postings since last Fall. We have been busy and not so good about blogging lately. We'll improve as we near spring.

What have we been doing? We are in the process of permitting our three launch sites and two of them (Kerr Tailrace and US-1 Steel Bridge) will be 100% wheelchair accessible. This means programs like Vets-on-a-Roll, Wounded Warriors and any other recreational thearpy program (not to mention those of us with general loss of mobility) will be able to get into a kayak (unassisted) and access over 30 miles of water trails. The first of its kind on the east coast and only second in the Country that we know of.

We've been posting on the River Management Society Website to get input and we are ready to build...well almost.

On top of that Glerin has our website upgraded with the new Trail Wiki which we are working on populating with trail info. We are completing the maps for download (see below for sample) and also getting starting on the 15 trail head signs. We've occasionally been out breaking trail (or rather it has been breaking us) to try to push into some of the true upper reaches.

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A lot is in store for 2013 and we hope to see you all out there enjoying our rivers.

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 Bear Swamp - upper reaches of Flat Creek (903 near Bracey Virginia)

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