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Lakeland Canoe Club
LCC AGM Monday 11th December

river trip. Crake

Rob Hitchmough
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Event details


1. Trip type: river trip

2. Level of ability : Intermediate

3. Date: Saturday  16th November

4. Venue: River Crake 

5. Meet location / time : Spark Bridge 9.30am      


Please read notes re trips here:


CONTACT NO 07729 809613


Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.

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As the weekend approached, l looked to the club calendar to see if anyone was planning on paddling a river.
There was a post for the Tees But it was full so a thought I would put a local paddle up.
Checking the forecast, Cumbria was not due any rain, so I planned on paddling the Crake.
It was looking as if it would be an ideal 0.6m
It was a short notice post on the calendar and I had no takers.  I was starting to think I am going to have to do some of those DIY jobs I had been meaning to do
Then great, I received a message from John and Paul, new members of the club who are experienced paddlers.
The trip was on.The DIY would have to wait.
We met at spark bridge then headed up to Coniston.
To find the car park nearly full as York university were doing the same river.
We were soon on the water.  And heading down Nibthwaite rapid. John unfortunately caught his Hand so the First Aid kits were out.
We watched as the uni group ran Nibthwaite and were impressed by how quickly they  collected their swimmers and got them back in there boats
After 2 hours of playing we were soon at Bobbin Mill rapid.
As we arrived back from the shuttle we were approached by a local resident who invited us to village Hall as they were holding a table top sale.
We gladly accepted and had a good chat with the locals over a coffee and cake.
Me and Paul even managed to win a prize on the tombola
Rob Hitchmough.

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