Paddling The Massasauga Provincial Park - site 320

  • 07 Aug 2022
  • 11:30 AM
  • 11 Aug 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • Pete's Place Access Point, Massasauga Provincial Park
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  • Registration opens 8 weeks before the event

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Paddling Title The Massasauga Provincial Park - site 320
Date August 7-11, 2020
Registration Opens 8 weeks before the event (Car Camping or Wilderness)
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Donna Barber
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s)
Trip Address launching point is Pete's Place 
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)
Arrival Time 11:30 AM
On the water time, ready to paddle
(Suggested 45 minutes after arrival time)
1:00 PM
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 4
Boat Rental Available No
Boat Rental Details
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 C (Intermediate) Confident forward stroke; Confident reverse stroke; Confident turning strokes; Comfortable with performing an assisted rescue as a swimmer and rescuer *; Comfortable self rescue *; Able to tow another paddler *
Wind Grade C (Intermediate) Moderate 20-25 kms/hour
Waves, Breaking Waves, Swell Grade C (Intermediate) Waves to 3 feet; Breaking waves to 2' (Waves to paddle tops; some whitecaps; waves becoming longer)
Current Grade A (Beginner) None or mild
Open Crossings Grade C (Intermediate) Up to 3 kms
Landing Type Grade C (Intermediate) Steeper slope; narrower landing zone; rocky; slippery; OR Docks
Landing Frequency Grade D (Comfortable Intermediate) More than 5 kms between landings
Total Distance Per Day Grade C (Intermediate) Up to 20 kms
Overall Trip Rating Grade C (Intermediate)
After Paddle Leisure Time
Go to Restaurant After Paddle To be determined
Restaurant and Restaurant Address
Trip Costs $86+ parking fee not included
Trip Cancellation Policy Payment in full. No refund unless spot is filled.
Trip Details This is a 4 night wilderness trip. Some backcountry experience is recommended. This is a self reliant experience so you must bring your own kayak, paddling gear, tent, camping gear, food. Pre trip meeting before departure to discuss details

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