Snow go, No Go




When I got up it was snowing, with about a half an inch on the ground, and I decided to take out the kayak for a nice winter trip. The temperature was just below freezing, and very little wind. I loaded up the kayak and headed for Asheville Bridge Creek, when I got there the water level was about at the low end of being able to float the kayak, so I decided to go for it. I got the kayak through the mud to the water was headed down the creek, looking for deep enough water, and was doing pretty good, until I got to the area where the lotus grow. There I got to a low part of the creek, and could not make it any further. I did get a few pictures of the area, and I only wish I could of gotten further.

Date Launch Site Distance Photos
02/20/2006 Lotus Garden Park, Virginia Beach 0.30 10
Duck on Lotus Pond (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Ducks on Lotus Pond. The snow in the background illustrates how low the water wes.


Snow on the banks of Ashville Bridge Creek (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Snow on the banks of Ashville Bridge Creek


Snow on the banks of Ashville Bridge Creek (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Lotus remnants from last summer, this was as far as I could make it today due to the low water


Heron Fishing (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
A Heron fishing on Ashville Bridge Creek in the lotus remnants from last summer.


Heron Fishing (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
A Heron fishing on Ashville Bridge Creek in the lotus remnants from last summer.


Ashville Bridge Creek (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
This was as far as I could make it, the water was not deep enough to float the kayak. There is a sand bar where the lotus stems are sticking up ahead.


Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse
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Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse
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Snow on the banks of Ashville Bridge Creek (Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse)
Snow on the banks of Ashville Bridge Creek


Kayak Virginia Beach Images © Paul Perusse
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