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Gene Sessoms
#207 Silcox Gym
30 George Street
Charleston, SC 29401


Links to websites of interest.

Give these sites a good lookover. You are bound to use them as you pursue your career ambitions.

Paddling and Water Safety

Paddling Magazine Online version.
Canoe & Kayak Online magazine.
Surf Kayaking Improve your surf kayaking skills.
Sea Kayak Carolina Local outfitter with numerous links of interest.
Boat South Carolina Boating safety information.
Rip Currents How to spot and avoid this beach menace.
Rip Currents NOAA website.
Water levels for SC Rivers NOAA website.
Water data for Saluda River USGS website.
Water Safety Quiz The answers may surprise you.


Capers Island Route from the Garris boat landing to the northern end of Capers.
Crowders Mountain
James Island County Park A jewel right in our backyard.

Climbing & Knots

Climbing Essentials Climbing short provided by Cal Tech.
Climbing Lessons A beginners guide by REI.
Climbing Online magazine.
Knots Exceptional "how-to" of knots.
Knot links Additional sites related to knots and knot tying.
Knots  Animated site for learning to tie knots.


Orienteering Excellent start up for map and compass users.
US Federation for Orienteering
NC Orienteering Club Check their schedule for upcoming meets.
GA Orienteering Club More chances to participate in orienteering meets.
Navigation basics and more Courtesy of Rice University.

Related Information Sources

Charleston Weather Always check the weather before you go!
Princeton U. Outdoor Adventure A must see site.
Leave No Trace LNT homepage
LNT - North American Guide LNT Skills and Ethics for North American Outdoor Recreation
Capers Island GPS Guide
Capers Island Heritage Preserve SC DNR Guide.
Capers Island Carolinas Coastal Ocean Observing and Prediction System.
Crowders Mountain Information about this NC state park.
SC Parks Locator Guide
Kings Mountain State Park
American Canoe & Kayak Association The ACA's national organization site.
GORP Gear, guides, skills, and more.
Historical Hurricane Data View some of the biggest beasts of the past.
The Moon Descriptions and pictures of the moon's phases.
GPS A New Constellation Smithsonian exhibit.