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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.

 

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