files/MDT&SB-GBR490x110-Aug-2014.jpg files/redtails.gif
GoBlueRidge.Net
High Country News, Weather, and Bulletins
HCR WSOC TV NCNN
files/auto-banner-2014.gif

Todays ForecastToday:
82°F | 63°F | 30%
Tomorrows ForecastTomorrow:
82°F | 64°F | 30%
  Swap Shop Online
Home Listen Live Listen Live Weather Classifieds Jobs Real Estate Autos
files/farmersstihl.jpg
Kayaker Rescued at Elk Creek Falls PDF Print
Written by Steve Frank   
Monday, 15 July 2013 05:05

The rushing rain-swollen waters around the area were too much temptation for kayakers yesterday, one who had to be rescued in a late afternoon all-out effort of Avery emergency services.  The call came in about a kayaker who was stranded on a rocky ledge on the far side of Elk Creek Falls, his kayak and gear carried far downstream by the rushing water.  Avery rescuers had just set up a two-pronged approach to reach the man when kayakers and the first rescuers figured a way to get the man safely across the rushing water, and he apparently suffered no serious injuries.

 

  
Prev ArticleNext Article
 
Share This Article:
Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email

files/appdental-ad45a.jpg
files/wilkes-nissan.jpg
files/heavenly-touch-rotate.gif
files/modernad.png
files/op-smiles2014.jpg
files/caldwell-hopsice.gif
files/champion-paving.gif
files/boone-ford.jpg
files/Window-World-logo.jpg
files/Brushy-Fork.jpg
files/Main20St20Discount_jpg.jpg
files/boonerentall.jpg
files/sears.gif
files/ALDEAN_300x250_PNC_OSN.gif