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Lakeland Canoe Club

Intermediate River Paddle

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From 2nd December. The rule of 6 will once again apply to meeting outdoors - for recreational paddling with friends and family, and for groups of coaching and leader ratios of 1:5.


PEER trip Organiser : Ian McCrerie

Guys, I have started a specific whatsapp group for this trip, you are all on it and I will keep you updated via that medium.

We are due some rain exactly where it will land is yet unknow or the quantity we will enjoy !

My provisional list of possible rivers are in no particular order and as it is a peer group I expect to be questioned on these if anyone has any issues with choice, grade suitability etc,

Ingleton Greta

Keswick Greta


Swindale Beck

Upper Wharfe

Those in that may  know the club is moving towards having a specific leader for each trip as well as an organiser although they can be the same,  the reason I mention this is so that you know in advance, I have opted to be that leader and will be mentored by our own Mike Hayward. 🙂

All those attending please check the level of equipment and personal gear required ahead of the day (see our website if not sure), any queries please mention on the whats app group.


1. Trip type : River, 

2. Level of ability :  Intermediate: aiming for Grade 3, but might be 2/3 or 3(4).

3. Date : 19/12/2020

4. Venue : TBC, by Saturday morning 8am.  Aiming for see choice above

5. Trip may be cancelled or rearranged at short notice depending upon weather, and the preferences of those paddling.

6. Meet to share lifts at : No lift share due to Covid-19

7. Weather : completely water and circumstance dependant 

8. Anything else : Running shuttles with mitigation, so please bring your own face covering or organise your own shuttle.

Please make sure you've read the club's (and British Canoeing) guidance regarding kayaking and Covid-19.  Please read notes re river trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/

Note: . I am happy to co-ordinate and organise the trip, but we are all responsible for each other on the water.

Please RSVP on the calendar by 2 days prior .  Check on WhatsApp Saturday morning first thing to ensure suitable river levels and the trip is running.


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