members of the Waterloo Wellington Canoe Club (WWCC) paddle Upstate New York's Cattaraugus Creek. Possibly the most spectacular paddling destination for hundreds of miles around. Photo by Brian Fleet
Sweepers... sometimes it's easiest to go under!
Cattaraugus Crk Sept 2011 O- (2 of 45)
Micro-Falls - for almost the entire length of our paddle we would come across this very small falls, but they were several hundred feet high!
Another example of Micro-Falls in excess of two hundred feet in heigth!
Cattaraugus Crk Sept 2011 P- (41 of 167)
The water level was quite low today. This drop is much more spectacular at higher level!
Boofing a small drop - The water level was quite low today. This drop is much more spectacular at higher level!
Cattaraugus Crk Sept 2011 P- (67 of 167)
Cattaraugus Crk Sept 2011 P- (72 of 167)
Cattauragus Creek looking upstream towards the confluence at very low water levels.
Taking the "canoe as hat" concept to a new extreme! What are you doing Brian!!!!!!!!!
An example of the canyon walls that frame the Cattaraugus on both sides for most of our paddle route.
Cattaraugus Crk Sept 2011 P- (120 of 167)
Cattaraugus Crk Sept 2011 P- (135 of 167)
The first sign of Spring: the vine climbing the trunks of the maple/poplar have begun to turn red.... adds a nice accent color!