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River Kent - Staveley to Burneside

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BrianC

Event details

Not Official LCC Event

Social Paddle down the River Kent

We will stay flexible sensitive to the water levels and participants.

Staveley to Burneside - I thought it might be fun to continue the journey down the Kent from where we left off last time .

We have the option of running Cowan Bridge or the portage is very easy.

There are some weirs, usually most are OK but a couple are definite portages.

Event Details: River trip for Improver/Intermediates - suitable for all

As a m/inimum you must be a competent flat water paddler and be a happy swimmer in event of capsize.

Aimed at anyone who :

- can paddle rivers but wants to refresh / improve basic skills

- learn basic skills.


Must have your own kit including especially a River Buoyancy Aid and Helmet
    E-mail me or leave a message if you are struggling for river kit - I have some spares - could even stretch to a boat and paddle.

1. Grade 2/3 (4) river section - 

2. Saturday 10th February

3. Meet 10.00 a.m. A Car Park in Burneside adjacent to the river, by some garages and behind the Spar .

http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=350649&y=495664&z=115&sv=350649,495664&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=850&ax=350649&ay=495664&lm=0

4. Other notes - under 18 welcome but by prior arrangement - please email trip leader

5. Check water levels / sort out lifts the night before

6. Trip leader Brain Clough

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