Well it is no secret that Kimshew creek is one of the best creeks around, with clean drops everywhere and perfect waterfalls it is truly one of the best runs in the country. Jake and I left Carbondale early Sunday morning and drove the whole day, where we met up with Demshitz in Reno. We woke early and headed out to meet up with Shannon Carroll to go route it. We Put on late at around 3. The water was low, but this creek is so quality it really doesnt matter, it is still super fun. It is probably the most quality creek that I have ever paddled, two 40footers, tons of perfect waterfalls and slides, a great run fa sho.
At the put-in in the Demshitz van.
We had a sweet crew, Me, Jake, Shannon Carrol, Jared Seiler, Dave Fusilli, Chris Korbulic, Brian Kirk, and Jeremy Laucks.
Chris dropping in on Kimshew falls, a sweet bouncy 40ish footer.
Jared on Kimshew falls bouncin down the brown.
Fusilli went a bit too far right...
And boofed it huge but he was fine so it was all good.
Fusilli looking at triple drop, the stoutest of the Run.
Jared and Chris decided to Give 'er.
Jared launched a boof landing on a rock shelf, and then proceeded to pan am off the bottom drop.
The bottom hole of the stout.
Korbulic came in hot, caughta flake wrong... and
Pitoned incredibly hard. Luckily he and his boat were ok although his kayak does have a huge dent in it now.
He then had the backwards boof through the bottom hole.
The next best rapid of the run is frenchman's Curve, a sweet sliding 40ish footer.
Jared routing them stouts brrrrroooowwwwnnnn.
Chris givin 'er.
Brian Kirk lining it up very nicely.
Jeremy Laucks runnin it with style
All photos by Jeremy Laucks
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