Middle Sermenza on demob Friday

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A reasonable flow from the dam at Rima, meant we could get a run on the Middle Sermenza with it’s several canyons and great steep creek boat moves. Only sun here, which means cold night and low flows, plus little sign of rain today or tomorrow…. (demob Friday, as it’s Gene17’s last day of work on our trips in Valsesia, … Read More

Alpine Sprint, boulder boofin’ fun

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Alpine Sprint, on the Upper Sesia, boulder boofin’ fun, a fitting end to a week in Piemonte on a Steep Creeking trip and site of the forthcoming Valsesia River Festival Mild rain over night, brought the Sesia up to a medium level, with the Alpine Sprint section, being a continuous boulder garden Class IV run. More rain due tonight, but … Read More

Piemonte Steep Creeking

Master your boof on a Steep Creeking Trip in Piemonte In Valsesia we offer the best spring low volume steep creeking trip in Europe. Great paddling with fine wine, fine food with fine people. There’s no better place to refine your skills than the Sesia Valley, where water and smooth granite come together to form the perfect steep creeking training … Read More

Primo Primavera

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Its been quite the season to date, with huge snow falls over last Winter, and epic ski days, its no wonder that this year’s Granite season in Piemonte is one of the best in recent times. In early May, Team Dansk join Gene17 and our MD’s wife for some fun in the hills. Check out the glory and the fun, … Read More

A Guided Week of Steep Creeks in Piemonte

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We were three Danish paddlers wanting to open up the playground of Italian creeks, and so went there for a week in early may with Matt Tidy as our guide. We all met up at the camp site in Campertogno, situated just next to the Sesia River, which served as our base almost throughout the week. Besides the white water, … Read More

Firing it up in Sesia

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One image of everyone from the Early May Steep Creeking Trip to Italy Wonderful, all the rest of the images can be found on G17K Piemonte 2008 Early May