Paddling Intro To Wilderness Camping at Massasauga Prov. Park - Sea Kayak only

  • 16 Jul 2022
  • 10:30 AM
  • 18 Jul 2022
  • 4:00 PM
  • Pete's Place Access Point, Massasauga Prov Park
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  • Registration opens 8 weeks before the event

Registration is closed
Paddling Trip Details
Paddling Title Intro To Wilderness Camping at Massasauga Prov Park - Sea Kayak only
Date July 16-18, 2022
Registration Opens 8 weeks before the event (Car Camping or Wilderness)
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Dorothy Rideough
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s)
Trip Address

Pete's Place Access Point Massasauga Prov Park 

Body of Water Georgian Bay
Is this a scouting trip? No
Paddling Vessels Permitted Recreational kayaks not permitted
Boat Launch Location
(if different than trip address)
Pete's Place Access Point, Massasauga Prov. Park
Arrival Time 10:30AM Saturday, July 16
On the water time, ready to paddle
(Suggested 45 minutes after arrival time)
11:15 AM
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 8
Boat Rental Available Yes
Boat Rental Details Leader has extra sea kayak
Launch Conditions Boat Ramp
Bathroom Facilities on Site Portapotty
Trip Safety Requirements PFDs must be worn at all times while in your kayak;
A sprayskirt is required unless otherwise specified as a rec boat paddle;
Transport Canada requirements for equipment is also a HOC trip requirement: 15m of buoyant heaving tow line, sound signal device, bailing device, watertight light for ½ hour before sunset or ½ hour after dawn;
Wet exit practice (formally called wet exit lesson) within the last 12 months in the current kayak that you are using for a trip;
Kayak with sealed fore and aft bulkhead compartments unless specified as a rec boat paddle;
A minimum of one spare paddle per 2 participants
HOC Trip Rating
(* in those conditions)
Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Comfortable forward stroke; Comfortable reverse stroke; Comfortable turning strokes; Able to perform assisted rescue as swimmer and rescuer *
Wind Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Light to Moderate; 15 kms/hour; Wind noticeably affects movement of the paddler
Waves, Breaking Waves, Swell Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Waves up to 2 feet; Small breaking waves Waves up to armpit; light to moderate chop; scattered whitecaps)
Current Grade A (Beginner) None or mild
Open Crossings Grade A (Beginner) No open crossings
Landing Type Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Pebble; more steep; sand bars
Landing Frequency Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) No more than 3 kms between landings
Total Distance Per Day Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Up to 15 km
Overall Trip Rating Grade B (Comfortable Beginner)
After Paddle Leisure Time
Go to Restaurant After Paddle To be determined
Restaurant and Restaurant Address
Trip Costs Cost $47 pp. Parking Not Included ~$15 per car per night extra
Trip Cancellation Policy Payment in full. No refund unless spot is filled.
Trip Details Restricted to paddlers who have had little or no wilderness camping experience. A pre-trip meeting will be held to assist with required camping gear.

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