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Ospreys, Lilly Pads, and Geocaches, Oh My!

posted Jun 14, 2011, 4:48 AM by Tom Taylor   [ updated Jun 14, 2011, 4:58 AM ]

We had another epic trip with Lowcountry Unfiltered last Saturday!  The scenery on this part of Lake Marion was nothing short of spectacular, and the wildlife stunning.  We paddled into areas completely carpeted with water lillies and lilly pads.  It was amazing.

Lake Marion Geocaching-20

We paddled eight miles, and picked up eight geocaches.  It was a fantastic trip.  Here's the route...

GPS Track
For a complete trip write-up, see Tom Taylor's RandomConnections blog.  Photos can be found at these locations:

Ebenezer Creek Pics!

posted Apr 13, 2011, 8:17 PM by Matt Richardson   [ updated Apr 19, 2011, 4:46 AM by Tom Taylor ]

For more pics from this trip, check out these Flickr photo galleries...

A write-up of the trip can be found at this link - http://www.randomconnections.com/?p=4192

Sparkleberry Swamp Photos!

posted Mar 29, 2011, 7:45 PM by Matt Richardson   [ updated Mar 29, 2011, 7:49 PM ]

Savannah River Paddle Photos

posted Mar 28, 2011, 7:07 PM by Matt Richardson   [ updated Mar 28, 2011, 7:15 PM ]

Savanah River and a Pow Wow

posted Mar 19, 2011, 12:39 PM by Lowcountry Unfiltered

Lowcountry Unfiltered on the Savannah River
In March six paddlers from LCU took on the Savannah River from Beck's Ford Landing to Mill Stone Landing.  There were quite a few surprises along the way, including wild hog hunters, a small alligator, ship wrecks, and a large gathering of Native Americans.  Tom Taylor's photos are posted on his Flickr account, and a complete write-up can be found on RandomConnections.

Sparkleberry Swamp

posted Mar 19, 2011, 9:25 AM by Tom Taylor

The Gang - 14

For our February trip 14 souls braved the wilds of Sparkleberry Swamp.  We paddled about 8 miles into the heart of the swamp and enjoyed moss-laden cypress and tupelo.  Water levels were excellent, and we only go lost a couple of times.  A large barred owl and other wildlife kept us company during trip, and we even found a geocache out near Risers Lake.

A detailed report can be found at RandomConnections.  Photos from the trip can be seen at the links below:

Here's a map of our trek...

GPS Track from Sparkleberry Swamp Paddle

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