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Paddling B-2 Benjamin Jul 18-22 2019

  • 18 Jul 2019
  • 22 Jul 2019
  • North Channel, Lake Huron
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  • Registration opens April 1, 2019

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Holiday Break - 4 nights

Wilderness camping in the Benjamin Islands, North Channel

Trip Leader:  Dorothy Rideough    rideoughd@gmail.com

    Registration opens Apr 1 2019

    This paddle is rated as: 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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