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Sugar Creek II

By on June 9, 2017

Bowers Road to State Road 120

Unquestionably, the single worst, most disastrous “trip” in Timothy’s tenure of exploring the obscure by kayak, this paddling debacle incurred 13 portages around fallen…

Six Mile Creek

By on June 14, 2014

Waunakee Village Park to South Woodland Drive

If you love to portage, (I mean, really love to portage) this creek is for you, otherwise Six Mile Creek is a dud…

Crawfish River I

By on September 17, 2011

Milford to Jefferson

The Crawfish is as slow and uneventful of a paddle as they come, so if you’re looking for excitement, look elsewhere. The highlight of this paddle is…

Sugar River III

By on July 29, 2011

Valley Road to Paoli

An otherwise pleasant river, this is not a segment of the Sugar I’d recommend. There are just too many wires to slip through, deadfall to negotiate,…

Sugar River II

By on July 11, 2011

Paoli to Belleville

A lengthy stretch of the Sugar River with far too many obstructions to warrant paddling – one being quite dangerous. Add to that, the poor take-out options, and this becomes one we can’t…

Token Creek III

By on May 22, 2011

Token Creek to Cherokee Park

When one plan is stymied, Token Creek is always there. However, if you’re going to attempt this section, keep in mind the wind factor that…

Starkweather Creek

By on April 15, 2009

Tenney Park to Highway 30

Starkweather Creek is generally a bad idea. Despite the inviting entrance/exit from Lake Monona through the Olbrich grounds, it soon suffers from inner-city pollution and clogged…