The Epic 8 Day Unsupported Yak Trip
Early this April, our friend Chris from Hook Line and Paddle decided to gear up and take a 200-mile kayak trip along the mighty Cape Fear River. The journey took eight days and four men to complete. The crew was made up of Outfitter, Chris Tryon, Riverkeeper, Kemp Burdette, Photographer, Andrew Kornylak, and Writer, Jeremy Markovich. It all began at the Jordan Lake Dam in Apex and wound through the state until the boys finally stepped back on land for good in the shadow of the iconic Oak Island Lighthouse.
The 8-day trip was unsupported
“By day four, I zoned out for hours at a time, humming to the rhythm of my strokes…Fallen trees were no longer unusual, gnarled logs were no longer curious, flapping ducks were no longer startling. Nature was no longer new. It was normal.”
Read the full article from Our State Magazine, right here.
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