The second presentation in Fairbanks Paddlers spring series will feature Ron and Lou Davis’s stories and images from several Alaskan river adventures. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Blue Loon. Come early to enjoy food, beverages and camaraderie, and to celebrate Dave Gronemeier’s recovery and return to the Fairbanks paddling community.
Ron Davis will share accounts of two trips that involved significant rescues of other parties they encountered. The presentation will include the story of a rescue performed on a 2014 trip on the Gulkana River. It will also include pictures and a story of a rescue at the Falls of the Forty Mile River in 2015.
In addition, Larry Bartlett will share a 10 minute video of the work performed in the summer of 2017 to repair the Gelvin’s airstrip on the Charley River.
The public is welcome to attend. Individuals under 21 must be accompanied by parents as per the Blue Loon’s policy.