The Nantahala is a bustling community in the summer.

On a summer day, the Nantahala Gorge is full of whitewater enthusiasts and the guides that make their trips successful1.jpg

In the winter it seems the Gorge slows down and catches its breath.

A winter day on the Nantahala River1.jpg

Where do all the guides go during the cold winter months? That was the theme of one of the latest articles in the Tuckasegee Reader (an online journal that speaks to culture, outdoors, and community news topics in western North Carolina) this month. Enjoy their latest publication and a little glimpse into winter work and travel of the professionals that make the Nantahala Gorge such a vibrant place to work and play.  Check it out in the Tuck Reader…