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MIke H

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  1. MIke H

    Arnside Bore

    Social paddle into Morecambe Bay and back by the Bore Wave. 2. Sunday 23rd Dec 3. Starting --- High Water is 9.74m at 12.19 so aim to be on etc water and paddle from Arnside promenade at 8.30 a.m. 4. Meet Arnside promenade at 8.00 a.m. http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=345440&y=478660&z=120&sv=345440,478660&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=636&ax=345440&ay=478660&lm=0 5. Trip leader: Mike H 6. Any special notes: river or sea kayaks. must have a solid first time roll not suitable for novices
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    Introduction to river skills

    A 2 hour session on the basics of river paddling. Breaking in and out, ferry gliding and simple reading of water features. Venue TBC dependent upon water levels. Meet time will be 9.30 a.m. If you need kit please let Phil Clayton know. Minimum requirement is ability to control your kayak accurately and confidently on flat water. Warm clothing essential and ability to smile in the event of a capsize. RSVP if you intend to join us.
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    Whitewater Paddle Trip South west Scotland

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    I would be ok with Friday as long as it has rained.
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    Introduction to river skills 3

    3 sessions open to all. 15th Dec, 20th Jan, 24th Feb, ( dates may be rearranged if weather/ water levels unsuitable) Aim is to offer a gentle introduction to the skills needed to join a river trip. Instruction/ coaching included. These session will be a valuable learning opportunity, to gain confidence; for those with limited river experienced, improvers with a few rivers in the bag, as a refresher for those returning to rivers or to hone skills. Minimum requirement is ability to control your kayak accurately and confidently on flat water. Warm clothing essential and ability to smile in the event of a capsize. Location will be determined by water levels. Maybe, likely involve spending some time at one location introducing and refining skills followed by a short downriver section. The session will be lead by club members who are seeking their 4 * leaders award , supported by more a more experienced paddler. Your own kit is best but we may be able top arrange to borrow if necessary.
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    Introduction to river skills 2

    3 sessions open to all. 15th Dec, 20th Jan, 24th Feb, ( dates may be rearranged if weather/ water levels unsuitable) Aim is to offer a gentle introduction to the skills needed to join a river trip. Instruction/ coaching included. These session will be a valuable learning opportunity, to gain confidence; for those with limited river experienced, improvers with a few rivers in the bag, as a refresher for those returning to rivers or to hone skills. Minimum requirement is ability to control your kayak accurately and confidently on flat water. Warm clothing essential and ability to smile in the event of a capsize. Location will be determined by water levels. Maybe, likely involve spending some time at one location introducing and refining skills followed by a short downriver section. The session will be lead by club members who are seeking their 4 * leaders award , supported by more a more experienced paddler. Your own kit is best but we may be able top arrange to borrow if necessary.
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    Introduction to river skills 1

    A "follow on" river for beginners, those who have been enjoying the intoduction sessions or indeed anybody who wants to come along. 1. Grade 2 river section: Lune - Rigmaden Bridge to Kirby Lonsdale. An oppertunity to run a section of a very pretty river not really seen from anywhere else except the river. Lots of nice features, eddies and gradually building to a Grade II+ rapid. Am I selling it to you? 2. Saturday 15th Decemeber. 3. Meet 10.00 a.m. at the take out: car park adjacent to Devil's Bridge, on the Kirkby Lonsdale side if possible. http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=361489&y=478300&z=120&sv=361489,478300&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=522&ax=361489&ay=478300&lm=0 4. Please 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 5. I will check water levels / sort out lifts the night before. 6. Trip should go ahead, the river will take most water levels but will check the night before an take into account any preferences of those paddling. 7. Please ensure the trip co-ordinator knows you plan to attend, and has your mobile number. 8. Trip leader Brain Clough. 3 sessions open to all. 15th Dec, 20th Jan, 24th Feb, ( dates may be rearranged if weather/ water levels unsuitable) Aim is to offer a gentle introduction to the skills needed to join a river trip. Instruction/ coaching included. These session will be a valuable learning opportunity, to gain confidence; for those with limited river experienced, improvers with a few rivers in the bag, as a refresher for those returning to rivers or to hone skills. Minimum requirement is ability to control your kayak accurately and confidently on flat water. Warm clothing essential and ability to smile in the event of a capsize. The session will be lead by club members who are seeking their 4 * leaders award , supported by more a more experienced paddler. Your own kit is best but we may be able top arrange to borrow if necessary.
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    pool rolling session

    In association with Kendal Mountain film Festival weekend. LCC are hosting 2 one hour rolling sessions. Why? To boost club funds. 4-5 pm and 5-6 pm There are still places available on the 5-6 pm session if you know someone who might like the opportunity Booking here: http://www.mountainfest.co.uk/tickets/buy/778547?spektrix_bounce=true http://www.mountainfest.co.uk/programme/day/category/sessions
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    Xmas paddle

    1. Social paddle on river grade 2 river trip suitable for all with some river experience 2. Saturday 22nd Dec 3. Starting TBC 4. Meet TBC. 5. Trip leader: Mike H 6. Any special notes:
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    Advanced Whitewater River Trip

    Advanced Whitewater River Trip - Grade III/IV Date: Sunday 14th Oct. Location: gauges not yet updated Meet Time/ Location : 9.30 meet at Junction 36 then we can decide. Leader Mike H. Plan to paddle Hindburn if river levels appropriate otherwise plan B !!
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    Open canoe Demo day

    This is not a club event but all are welcome to attend. Organised by Cumbria RDT (Cumbria Canoeists) Hosted by Killington Sailing Association Free Canoe Demo Day Killington Lake (LA8 0NW)Saturday 6th October 2018 10.00am – 2.00pm Including touring boats, family boats, lightweight layups, solo boats and boats suitable for smaller paddlers and children. Please bring your buoyancy aid.
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    Loch Ken and the the river Dee

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    Event cancelled as 50mph winds forecast. 2 day trip camping overnight. Suitable for open boats and sea kayaks- yes sea kayak on a river- only 3 short easy rapids to negotiate. Meet at river bank near Kenbridge Hotel ( by A712 bridge over Water of Ken) Flat water to Loch Ken, descend Loch Ken. Portae dam at end of Loch. Paddle river Dee to Bring of Dee We will wild camp. Happy to help all with portaging the dam wall! This trip for those that want to experience multi day trip and would like to do camping also.
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    Intro to WW

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    might join you if water levels suitable mike
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    Sea kayak week

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    Venue TBC.This will depend upon the prevailing weather. If weather is suitable will do a kayak camping trip. This trip for those that have previously done multi day sea kayaking trips or much experience of day tripping and would like to do camping also.
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    This trip cancelled due to strong winds. An alternative on East coast is possible. If you have RSVP will email you to gauge your interest. Will seek another w/e for this trip . Mike H A weekend trip. Camping at campsite. Need two cars to facilitate shuttle so at least 4 paddlers. Tides favourable and sensible times. Weather dependent but forecast looks OK Saturday Paddle Port Patrick north to Kirkcolm in Loch Ryan Sunday Monreith to Isle of Whithorn or Portyerrrock bay RSVP to indicate positive intent, as we need 4 paddlers at least
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    Solway firth to Rockliffe

    HW 14.09 ish Meet at Glasson point at 10.30 a.m. http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=325481&y=561193&z=120&sv=325481,561193&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=691&ax=325481&ay=561193&lm=0 Glasson point, park in the lay by about a mile East of Port Carlisle. Let the tide turn and give it about 20 min start then chase after it to Rockliffe .I The tides taking us straight to Rockcliffe and bringing us back. c 1.5 hours each way Lunch on the green at Rockcliffe while waiting for the turn. to share lift meet at usual meet and Junction 36 by the canal at 9.45 a.m. http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=353922&y=482565&z=120&sv=353922,482565&st=4&ar=y&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf&dn=692&ax=353922&ay=482565&lm=0 hopefully home by 6pm isa
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