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Paddling B-2 Cathcart Jul 11-15 2019

  • 11 Jul 2019
  • 15 Jul 2019
  • Cathcart Island, Georgian Bay
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Holiday Break - 4 nights

Wilderness camping Georgian Bay

We are returning to Cathcart Island area of Georgian Bay for a repeat performance of 2018.

  • Beautiful wilderness site close to shore 
  • Enjoy spectacular sunsets 
  • Explore the many islands and inlets near our campground 
  • Self reliant for breakfast and lunch 
  • Dinner will be group participation (you may opt out) 
  • Participants responsible to provide their own camping and cooking gear. 
  • May be an option for some shared cooking supplies. 
  • All safety equipment is required
  • Paddle conditions are B2; must have a proficient assisted rescue

We will be launching from Wasauksing Marina

Trip Leaders: Donna Barber; Karen Mitchell; Liz Brunato

Skill Level:  B-2

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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