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James River POP UP SLALOM! | Deception

James River POP UP SLALOM! | Deception

February 21, 2016

Another POP UP SLALOM went down this late February accompanied by sunny skies & 60 degrees.  Along with Cooper’s help, we chose the elusive Hidden Boof & Deception as the sight for the 3rd POP UP SLALOM.  This sequence is a unique alternative to Pipeline, located in the middle of the delta, towards the end of the […]

Saint Mary’s Gorge

Saint Mary’s Gorge

January 24, 2016

Virginia Whitewater | Charlottesville Region Saint Mary’s Gorge Length:  ~4 miles Difficulty:  Class IV (V) Gauge:  Online USGS Tye River at Lovingston Minimum:  A suggested minimum of 1600 cfs Maximum:  User’s discretion – Visual   The Saint Mary’s Wilderness is located on the western slope of Virginia’s Blue Ridge in Augusta County.  It is VA’s largest […]

Snowed Out

Snowed Out

January 24, 2016

There is something very special about paddling in the snow, especially on a river like the James in Richmond.  Very seldom do you have the James River Park to yourself.  The park accompanies high levels of traffic year round; but when it snows, chances are good there will be less people venturing along the walking paths and trails. […]

South Fork of the Piney

South Fork of the Piney

January 12, 2016

Virginia Whitewater | Charlottesville Region South Fork of the Piney River Length:  3.5 miles Difficulty: Class IV-V Gauge:  Route 827 & Route 666 Bridge; online USGS Piney River at Piney, VA Minimum:  6 inches; 400 cfs+ Maximum:  User’s discretion – Visual   There isn’t a more beautiful creek to paddle in the central Blue Ridge Mountains […]

2015 Year End Review

2015 Year End Review

December 28, 2015

How was your 2015?  We hope it was a wonderful year for everyone!  Being Home on the James and living in Richmond has once again reminded us how wonderful this city is.  New trails are popping up, new events have taken shape, and we are excited to explore this outdoor playground further in 2016. Did […]

In the News

In the News

November 8, 2015

Being able to share photos, videos, and stories about the James River is of the highest priority for us here at Home on the James.  2015 brought a healthy dose of print opportunities for both local and international publications.  GRID has become a wonderful friend & partner to work with over the past two years, and […]

King of the James 2015

King of the James 2015

October 7, 2015

The leaves are changing, the James has more water, and the temperatures are dropping. It’s King of the James season!  We are very excited to announce the second annual King of the James will be held in Richmond, VA on November 15th!  Check out the website for more information! http://kingofthejames.com

New Trailer for Home on the James | Ode to Richmond

New Trailer for Home on the James | Ode to Richmond

October 7, 2015

We are excited to continue the journey with Home on the James | Ode to Richmond.  Check out the latest trailer!

James River POP UP SLALOM pt. II | Hollywood

James River POP UP SLALOM pt. II | Hollywood

September 1, 2015

We are the blown away by the excitement and support from the James River POP UP SLALOM pt. II!  Thanks to everybody who came out, both racers and spectators! photo Rich Young Traditionally, the James River is at it’s lowest levels during August.  Luckily, some cool features open up as the river drops.  Most notably is […]

The James River in Richmond is our home and we couldn’t be happier.  On our site you will find information about upcoming events, community projects and video work being done by the Home on the James team.

Happy Trails!

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