Mike Tavares: Running Cataract Canyon at 7000 CFS

Mikey T. Makes Whitewater SUP Look So Easy!

Haven’t gotten out on the river much at all this summer, so when Mike posts up one of his western adventures, we live vicariously!

On his Facebook page, Mike explains that Cataract Canyon in Canyonlands National Park is one of his favorite places to paddle in the country.

“Beautiful scenery, solid whitewater, and a committing gorge with long and hard access,” he explained.  “Paddling fully loaded 14 foot boards through the gorge after 120 miles of flat water was an amazing experience with the crew!”

If you are not following Mike and his dog Shredder on Facebook, you should be!! And check out his website, Rivershred.

 

Lisa
Lisa is managing editor of PaddleMonster.com and is an avid paddler of all the things - including sup, SurfSki, outrigger canoe and prone, though she especially enjoys paddle surfing and downwinding. She is a former journalist with more than 30 years experience in print and broadcast journalism and in government communications. She is a six-time Chattajack finisher, racing both sup and OC2. When not paddling, she is an outdoor instructor.

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