This 3 day trip is for those looking for a more difficult section to paddle. Its an exciting wilderness river adventure with plenty of nice size rapids to make the trip fun. The trip includes a 5 mile stretch of river known as the James River Gorge, this section features the “Balcony Falls” rapid (Class III). Due to remoteness and difficulty of the rapids, we carefully screen all groups before running this trip. Prior whitewater canoe experience is required. Minimum age 12 years old, 10 yrs. w/ parent or guardian. Trip must not end on a Saturday or a Sunday as the Snowden Boat landing is too crowed for our trailers during the Summer, so no trips will start on Thursdays or Fridays. Camping night 1 will be at our Arcadia Campground, Camping night 2 will be in National Forest. Except for the 3 Day Buchanan to Snowden, and 5 day Iron Gate to Snowden that require 8 person minimum. See 5 Day Iron Gate trip as an example.
MINIMUM GROUP SIZE: 8 people PRICING INCLUDES: Rental of boat, paddles, life jackets, safety orientation, river maps, use of dry bags, 5 gallon water jugs, access to private land for camping, and all required shuttles.