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Little Platte River III

on
July 31, 2020

Crosscut Road to Quarry Road
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Only if you’re a local with time on your hands, intermediate paddle skills, and are just curious enough about what’s north of Quarry Road…

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Kewaunee River

on
July 28, 2020

River Road to Kewaunee
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An off the beaten path slog over downed trees and waterless riffles, this trip offers very few redeeming qualities. After the dam at the Kewaunee…

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Fox River II

on
May 4, 2020

Waterford to Burlington
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A suburban paddle by and by, surrounded by highways, bridges, backyards, big box stores, a golf course, and a couple dams, there’s little charm to this…

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Pewaukee River

on
July 19, 2019

Koepp Park to Bluemound Road
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Here’s an example of a one-star paddle that’s given leniency only because of its potential (you’re about to hear that word a lot in this…

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Bark River IV

on
October 22, 2017

Highway 164 to Merton
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A brief trip made even shorter on account of inauspicious conditions – a river that, this far upstream is more like a brook you’d proverbially…

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Menomonee River II

on
August 29, 2017

Pilgrim Road to Frontier Park
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A despicable section of an otherwise wonderful river on account of its multiple logjams and difficult portaging. While there are some charms to this…

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Piscasaw Creek III

on
June 8, 2017

Denny Road to Squaw Prairie Road
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An almost great trip with pretty scenery, fabulous wildlife, engaging riffles and light rapids, alas, it comes with some serious caveats: it’s usually too…