Those six words will raise the heart rate of any class v kayaker in the southeast. John grace of asheville director of the green river narrows race an extreme whitewater race held each november on the green river narrows said go left is one of the three class v rapids.
The 16 miles of trails best map here are for foot and bicycle traffic only.
Green river narrows go left. Enter right and drive left over the tree and straighten out for the chute below. Cross back under the highway and continue on. Veer right down a steep and slippery trail to the foot of the green river narrows.
This video was shot saturday november 4 2017 at go left in the green river narrows between 9 00 am and 2 30 pm. It is junky on any other run it would like be a portage. Go south on this trail for about 1 2 miles.
The trail is marked by pink ribbons. First saturday in november. There is also a nice camping area on the right about 3 4 of mile down the trail.
The green river narrows race continues to be the most competitive and challenging paddling race in the country. Paddlers plunge down the narrows section of the green river in the epic green river race each november. Or sneak it easily down the right micro channel.
On the left after the highway turn onto green river cove road. The narrows is wholly located within the green river gamelands a rugged tract of more than 14 000 acres along the green river in henderson and polk counties owned by the people of the state of north carolina and managed by the ncwrc the primary purpose of the gamelands remains wildlife conservation and management. The green river narrows might be the most well known class v river in the united states.
Go to the bottom of the exit ramp and turn to the left. View green river narrows in a larger map. Your ring side seats for all the action at class v rapid go left and die during the 21st green race november 5 2016.
Directions for the take out. At this intersection the pulliam trail continues south east and veers left. Watch the winners style the rapid wi.
This is long and narrow it winds back and forth down the gorge. Home of the green river race the green draws in paddlers from all over the world both to hone their skills as extreme racers and to revive the old school playboating phenomenon known as splatting dropping at an average of 178 feet per mile over its 2 88 mile length the green is a nonstop action. This video contains carnage action as well a.
From the put in return to interstate 26 east to exit 28 saluda.