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Paddling Whalesback B-2 Jul 27-Aug 1 2019

  • 27 Jul 2019
  • 01 Aug 2019
  • Whalesback Channel Lake Huron
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  • Registration opens April 1, 2019

Registration is closed

Holiday Break - 5 nights

Wilderness camping in the North Channel - Guided

Trip Leader: Donna Barber

Guided by Rick Wise, Horizons Adventures, a fabulous six-days, five-nights wilderness kayak expedition in the North Channel of Lake Huron. We should be able to see an abundance of wild life, various geological formations and great beaches! 

Price: $275 

Price Includes:  Club Registration Fee and Trip guide fee

Price does not include:  parking, travel expenses, meals, beverages

Trip Information Sheet

Skill Level:  B-2

    Registration opens April 1 2019

    Pace and Endurance for Kayaking:

    A: Not Strenuous - Daily paddling typically less than 3 hours, with distances of 5 kilometers or less.

    B: Moderately Strenuous - Daily paddling typically between 3 and 5 hours, with distances of 5 to 20 kilometers.

    C: Strenuous - Daily paddling typically more than 5 hours, with distances of 20 kilometers or more.

    Skill Requirements for Kayaking

    0 Beginner – No experience required

    1 Novice - Requires basic paddling skills, practiced wet exits. Expect protected waters, easy landings and shelter for resting.

    2 Intermediate - Requires basic paddling skills including ability to brace, self-rescue, and participate in assisted rescue. Be comfortable in 1 meter waves. Mostly protected waters, some difficult landings, and some sheltered spots for resting.

    3 Experienced - Requires advanced paddling, seamanship and rescue skills. Ability to handle waves greater than 1 meter. Expect exposed waters, open crossings, moderate to strong windsurf, fog and potentially difficult landings. Sheltered resting and landing spots could be few.

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