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Yorkie_Matt

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  1. 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. Event details Be Covid Aware Co-ordinator Matt Butel 1.Peer River Trip - Friday 4th December 2. Advanced - grade 3/4 3. Venue - River Ribble, Helwith Bridge to Settle, meet 10:00 at the get out in Settle https://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?X=381485&Y=463776&A=Y&Z=115 4. No lift sharing due to COVID restrictions. Running shuttles with mitigation, so please bring your own face covering or organise your own shuttle. 5. Trips may be cancelled or rearranged at short notice depending upon weather, and the preferences of those paddling. 6. Rain scheduled throughout day and evening on Thursday, so will hopefully confirm location Thursday pm, if not early Friday. Please read notes re river trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ Please make sure you've read the club's (and British Canoeing) guidance regarding kayaking and Covid-19.
  2. BE COVID AWARE PEER TRIP Organiser : Matt Butel 1. Trip type : Whitewater River 2. Level of ability : Intermediate / Advanced (Grade 3/4) 3. Date : 05/09/2020 4. Venue : Leven (followed by Lower Kent if people are keen) 5. Meet location / time : 10:00 at put in for Leven (see P on the map link below) http://rainchasers.com/river/leven/newby-bridge-low-Wood 6. Meet to share lifts at : No lift share due to Covid-19. 7. 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: this is a peer trip. 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 Friday evening. Check on WhatsApp Saturday morning first thing to ensure suitable river levels and the trip is running.
  3. BE COVID AWARE Peer Group Trip 1. Trip type: River 2. Level of ability : Intermediate 3. Date: Wednesday 12th August 4. Venue : River Leven https://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/rivers/england/north-west/river-leven 5. Meet location / time : Newby Bridge @ 18:00 6. Meet to share lifts at: N/A - no lift share due to COVID 7. Anything else: Short notice, so keep an eye on WhatsApp for updates Trip coordinator - Matt Butel
  4. Me for second reserve please, provided I can borrow one of the club boats. Brian I’m happy to coordinate a second trip if the rsvp limit is now full.
  5. Yorkie_Matt

    River trip

    Currently struggling with man flu but if I feel better by tomorrow I may join you. Matt.
  6. Peer Trip 1. Trip type: River 2. Level of ability: Advanced 3. Date: Saturday 16th November 4. Venue: River Tees - some heavy overnight rain is forecast, so if the Upper Tees is too high, we will do one of the other sections such as Barnard Castle to Winston Bridge. 5. Meet location / time: 09:00 by the canal at Crooklands (54.236626, -2.709218). If going direct contact me and I will let you know a meeting place, depending upon which section we decide to paddle. 6. Anything else: Please read notes about advanced river trips here: https://lakelandcanoeclub.wordpress.com/trips/ RSVP at least 2 days before the event. Guests only by prior arrangement with organiser.
  7. Yorkie_Matt

    Advanced river trip

    Sorry, now going to be in Yorkshire for the weetend,. Ok Matt thanks for letting us know.
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    I’d like to come please! Matt B.
  9. ** Peer Trip ** Evening River Play Session on the River Leven - suitable for intermediate paddlers. The plan is to spend time playing on the top section of the river, taking out just below Backbarrow Bridge. Meet: 18:00 at Newby Bridge (small road on river right) Trip coordinator: Matt Butel - contact below or via WhatsApp.
  10. If it rains enough that cricket is cancelled early enough I will paddle.
  11. Yorkie_Matt

    River Washburn

    ** UNNOFFICIAL PEER TRIP ** Update - the release has now been confirmed by Yorkshire Water. Meet in the Top Car Park below Thruscross Reservoir at 10:00 - map link below. I am in Leeds Friday evening so will leave the rest of you to arrange lifts between yourselves and see you there. https://www.bing.com/maps?&ty=2&cid=698190E4B29856BB!1448&tt=The Washburn&tsts0=%26ty%3d2%26cid%3d698190E4B29856BB%25211448&tstt0=The Washburn&cp=54.009039~-1.766829&lvl=15&style=s&ftst=0&ftics=False&v=2&sV=1&form=S00027 In the past I have never preregistered, however I have done this time - it takes less than a minute so its easy enough to do - link below (use the Google Form): https://www.britishcanoeing.org.uk/regions/yorkshire/yorkshires-regional-development-team/washburn/events-the-washburn Any problems please let me know. Cheers, Matt. ———————————— The River Washburn (Grade III) in Yorkshire is scheduled to release over the weekend of 15/16th June, I shall be paddling on one of these days. Which day will depend on if there is any other interest and how much water is being released, as one of the days will probably be a full release which is better for paddling. Description below: https://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/rivers/england/north-east/river-washburn I will confirm details once the release is confirmed, which is usually the Wednesday before. Contact - Matt Butel RSVP at least 2 days before the event Guests by arrangement with organiser, prior to trip only.
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  13. Yorkie_Matt

    Intermediate Trip

    Evening Brian, I have now declined as I am struggling with my back and given low water it doesn’t seem worth taking the morning off work. Sorry for the short notice. Matt.
  14. Peer trip. Title: Advanced Whitewater River Trip - Grade III/IV any requests? Date: Saturday 10th Nov. Location: TBC - depends on water levels. Meet Time: 9.30rain Fri evening see levels sat a.m. chat on what's app
  15. Trip cancelled due to low water levels and lack of paddler availability. Let’s hope for more water next week! Not Official LCC Event **** trip moved back a week to 27th as I’m no longer available on 20th **** Title: Intermediate Whitewater River Trip - Grade II/III Date: Saturday 27th October Location: TBC - but hopefully something a bit different, perhaps River Wharfe - Grassington to Barden Bridge if there is water about. Meet Time: TBC - depends on location Contact: Matt Butel - 07494416803 - m.t.butel@icloud.com Will confirm details (location and meet time) by 19:00 day before trip then we can arrange lifts as required.
  16. Not Official LCC Event Title: Intermediate Whitewater River Trip - Grade II/III Date: Sunday 7th October (moved from previous day as I’m not available Saturday) Location: TBC - depends on water levels, but thinking something local Meet Time: TBC - depends on location Contact: Matt Butel - 07494416803 - m.t.butel@icloud.com Will confirm details (location and meet time) by 19:00 day before trip then we can arrange lifts as required.
  17. I was maybe thinking of going up the west coast driving from the Ulverston end.
  18. Not Official LCC Event Title: Advanced Whitewater River Trip - Grade III/IV Date: Saturday 13 January Location: River Tees - High Force down to Scooberry Bridge. Currently approaching a low medium level, so should still be at a nice level tomorrow. It’s a relatively short section so the plan would be to repeat it. The section downstream of Barnard Castle could be an alternative if there is opposition to my original suggestion! Meet Time: Meet 10:00 just past the road bridge which crosses the river on the B6277 on the way into Middleton-in Teesdale. There is a Church on the right hand side of the road and a sign for a public car park. This is not far from the get out for the High Force section and not too far to get to Barnard Castle for the lower section either if we decide to do that. Contact: Matt Butel I assume Mike and Brian will arrange something for travel between themselves, as will Sten and I. Give me a text/call/email if required. Update: meeting time pushed back to 10:00. Cheers, Matt. Matt.
  19. Not Official LCC Event Title: Advanced Whitewater River Trip - Grade III/IV Date: Sunday 10th December Location: TBC - depending on water levels; hopefully somewhere a bit different, maybe Upper Tees. Meet Time: TBC - depends on location Contact: Matt Butel - 07494416803 - m.t.butel@icloud.com Will confirm details (location and meet time) by 19:00 day before trip then we can arrange lifts as required. Cancelled - levels are low and all water is frozen up in the hills so not going to rise either. Also forecast to remain sub-zero during the day tomorrow.
  20. Yorkie_Matt

    Advanced river trip

    I'm supposed to be playing cricket, but forecast (for cricket) looks rubbish, so if cricket is cancelled I will come.
  21. Yorkie_Matt

    River Washburn

    TRIP CANCELLED I had a bike accident last weekend so need a week off paddling whilst I heal! Not Official LCC Event River Washburn release scheduled from 09:00 - 17:00 Grade II/III river - description can be found here: https://www.ukriversguidebook.co.uk/rivers/england/north-east/river-washburn Plan is to arrive around 10:00, do a couple of runs of the top section which can be done without a shuttle, followed by a full run of the river. This can be flexible depending on what people want to do. It is a good river to practice and refresh skills and generally have a play before the winter paddling season kicks off. Release is confirmed by Yorkshire Water a few days prior to the event (usually on the Wednesday). Travel time from Kendal approx 1.5 hours Meeting time 08:30, location (for lift sharing etc...) TBC Trip coordinator - Matt Butel (07494416803 / m.t.butel@icloud.com)
  22. Yorkie_Matt

    advanced river trip 4

    I will join you Sten should the trip be cancelled. Having said that it looks as though some rivers have come up a bit overnight.
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