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Paddling Introduction to Backcountry Camping - Jul 9-12 2021

  • 09 Jul 2021
  • 10:00 AM
  • 12 Jul 2021
  • 2:00 PM
  • Massassauga PP, Petes Place Access Point. 380 Oastler Park Dr. P2A 2W8
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Paddling Introduction to Backcountry Camping Jul 9-12 2021 

Registration opens March 5 2021

Name of Trip Volunteer(s)

Paul Humber/Peggy Humber

Email of Trip Volunteer(s)


Trip Address

Petes Place Access Point. 380 Oastler Park Dr. P2A 2W8

Google Map Plus Code


Body of Water

Georgian Bay

Boat Launch Location

same as above

Arrival Time

10:00 AM

On the water time, ready to paddle

11:30 AM

Maximum number of paddlers including leader


Boat Rental Available


Launch Conditions

Boat Ramp

Bathroom Facilities at Launch Site


Paddling Conditions

Night, Fog or Heavy Rain

Fog or rain possible


Grade B - Light to Moderate Up to 12 knots (22 kms/hour) – wind noticeably affects movement of paddle

Waves, Breaking Waves, & Swell

Grade B - Waves up to 2 feet; no breaking waves (Waves up to armpit; light to moderate chop; scattered whitecaps)

Landing Type

Grade B - Frequent landing opportunities including docks or moderate sloping banks; brush or overhanging trees

Open Crossings

Grade B - Less than 1.6 kms (Less than 1 mile)

Daily Distance

Grade B - 10 to 18 kms (6 to 11 miles)


Grade A - None or mild Less than 1 knot (2 km/hour)

Trip Grade Assessment


After Paddle Leisure Time

Go to Restaurant After Paddle


Trip Costs

$60 + $25 (club processing fee)=$85.00. Register and pay in full via credit card. Cancellation policy, please notify the Club Manager, no later than 30 days prior to trip start date. If spot is replaced, a refund cost less $25 nonrefundable club processing fee will apply. 

Additional Information

This introduction to Backcountry/Wilderness camping is still rated a Grade B for kayaking skills due to the one crossing and possible conditions we may encounter. Each person will be responsible for their own meals. We can help with the recipes if needed. If there are any questions before you register please email me and I will answer them.  Once the trip is full I will send out an email with all the finer details. 

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