I took a 12 mile solo trip down the Ohio River , west of Gallipolis to some private property in Athalia Ohio. I managed a 3.5 mile per hour moving average with a light headwind.

The barges look innocent enough , but their wakes could become 2 foot rolling waves on certain shorelines.

I wasn’t of afraid of this old barge that apparently sunk and is now used for erosion control.

Ohio River Sunrise at camp in Athalia the next morning.

Ohio River diving board , or a 16 foot duct taped ladder.


0 thoughts on “July 4th Ohio River Trip”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Posts

Fishing

Mohican River

I gotta chance to hit  the Mohican in North-Eastern Ohio. I had been down this river a a kid but didn’t remember much of it. I got down their Sunday afternoon and found this was Read more…

Fishing

Clear Creek metro park

I’d actually planned on doing the Zaleski South loop again , and decided to pull in here and check it out. 12 miles of trails total. I happened to walk the flat low portions. They Read more…

Backpacking

Wandering Rocky Fork area

I haven’t got any backpacking in lately. Just wandering/exploring here and their. Last weekend was the Rocky Fork area and downstream scouting pull offs and portages. I got a chance to check out the 7 Read more…