I’m proud to be representing the ACA and the whitewater community at the Deep Creek Lake Public Hearing.
Full meeting audio:
Learn more about the Deep Creek Lake Water Management Plan from another post. Below is some personal experiences from the Upper Yough.
My name is Steve Barber and I’m currently the American Canoe Associat [...]
Deep Creek Lake landowners are wanting to reduce releases for the Upper Yough.
Upper Yough in the Fall by Jeff Macklin
Recently a small but powerful group of land owners in the back coves of Deep Creek Lake have been trying to reduce the number and type of whitewater releases on the Upper Section of the Youghiogheny.
Their main concern [...]
Over the Falls Festival: Thousands of People, and Twenty Feet
Thousands of spectators.
Hundreds of boaters.
Twenty feet of falling whitewater.
August 22nd, American Whitewater held the 2015 Over the Falls Festival over Ohiopyle Falls.
The park estimated around 10,000 spectators cheered on the brave boating souls. Over 200 paddlers from aroun [...]