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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
  • 3

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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) donna.barber@sympatico.ca
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
Skills
(* 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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