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Lakeland Canoe Club

Sweden Open Canoe


Event details

The basic plan is to fly to Stockholm, get the train to Soderhamn  then get a bus to Voxnabruk picking up preordered food on the way

Paddle 1/2 days on easy River Gryckan 25km 2 days just a few rapids to practice on

Paddle 2 days on river Loan 40km  lots more rapids  up to grade 2 Paddle  hone the skills

Paddle 5 days on Voxnan river 105km  55 rapids up to grade 3. Plus 3 portages

We will rent canoes and shuttle from the Local provider.

Cost for the canoe hire shuttle for the 3 rivers is about  £420  for 2 people in a canoe.  Solo paddlers cost is about £300. Paddles, life jackets are included in that price.

If you are interested  to paddle :

Tandem canoe  /. Solo canoe / Be the bow paddler 

At least some experience of river paddling in an open boat preferred, but you can be trained as a bow paddler!

Nights on river wild be wild camping.

Please get in touch with Mike Hayward  if you would like to come along 

RSVP by End of October 2023 so we can book flights.

  1. Event coordinator Mike Hayward
  2. Trip leader(s)         Mike Hayward
  3. Trip type:                  river
  4. Venue  See info above
  5. Level of ability:    improver / intermediate/advanced
  6. Date                      Likely to be. 10 -20 May 2023 if flights can be sortedVenue
  7. Meet location / time: TBC
  8. Meet to share lifts at: N?A
  9. Anything else 

Please read notes re river trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/river-trips/

No Guests   join LCC if you want to come along

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