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Lakeland Canoe Club

Easy river trip


Event details

This event is on.

Weather forecast is less than promising with heavy rain and a fresh (hopefully tailwind) breeze.

Probably need waterproof sandwiches and a sense of humour.

Please be ready to shuttle at 10.


Trip lead by Mike Sunderland

Organiser : Eric Dewhurst 


1. Trip type : Easy River  (River kayaks or open boats)

2. Level of ability : Improver and above

3. Date : 13/12/2020

4. Venue : Bassenthwaite to Cockermouth; 15K grade 1/2, access Peel Wyke, egress in the main shopping car park, Cockermouth Memorial Gardens - Cockermouth grid reference 118 306, Parking in Wakefield Carpark, Cockermouth CA13 0HR.

5. Meet location / time : 10.00am ready to shuttle; Peel Wyke Slipway, carpark grid reference NY203 308 https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3933532 (outlook.com)

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

7. Weather :  Dependant on not too much wind.

8. Anything else : Running shuttles with mitigation, so please bring your own face covering or organise your own shuttle. If we go onto Bassenthwaite you should have a permit; available online.  

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/

Check on WhatsApp Saturday evening whether the trip is running.

Edited by EricD
Final confirmation

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hi Eric I have logged on to the site and would like to book onto the trip on the 13th and 21st. 

The RSVP button is not interactive. And/but it says that you are the only participant so far. If poss can you book me on. I will try again later.


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