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Paddling Killbear Multi Sport Scouting Trip (Paddling/Cycling/Hiking)

  • 24 Jun 2022
  • 2:00 PM
  • 26 Jun 2022
  • 3:00 PM
  • Killbear Provincial Park, 35 Eddie Ramsay Parkway, Nobel
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  • Registration opens 8 weeks before the event
Paddling Title Killbear Multi Sport Scouting Trip (Paddling/Cycling/Hiking)
Date June 24 - June 26 ,2022
Registration Opens 8 weeks before the event (Car Camping or Wilderness)
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Virginia Martin, Viera Klauz
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s)
Trip Address Killbear Provincial Park 35 Eddie Ramsay Parkway, Nobel, ON P0G 1G0
Body of Water Georgian Bay
Is this a scouting trip? Yes
Paddling Vessels Permitted Recreational kayaks not permitted
Boat Launch Location
(if different than trip address)
Arrival Time Trip arrival time to set up camp after 2pm Friday
On the water time, ready to paddle
(Suggested 45 minutes after arrival time)
Schedule of activities to be provide during pre-meeting
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 4
Boat Rental Available No
Boat Rental Details
Launch Conditions Boat Ramp
Bathroom Facilities on Site Bathroom facilities on location
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 B (Comfortable Beginner) Mild currents; Up to 2-3 kms/hour
Open Crossings Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Up to 2 kms
Landing Type Grade C (Intermediate) Steeper slope; narrower landing zone; rocky; slippery; OR Docks
Landing Frequency Grade C (Intermediate) No more than 5 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 No
Restaurant and Restaurant Address
Trip Costs $70 pp + extra parking fee per night (not included)
Trip Cancellation Policy Payment in full. No refund unless spot is filled.
Trip Details Scouting trip. Camping 2 nights at Killbear Provincial Park.2 sites x 3 tents max. To accommodate 8 spots, sharing a tent if comfortable will be required. 1 car per site, extra parking fee not included.
Weather dependent we plan to paddle/hike or cycle , schedule tbd. This is a self reliant trip, provide own kayak, paddling gear, tent, camping gear, bike, cycling gear, cooking gear and food for weekend. Pre trip meeting will take place prior to weekend to discuss trip details. * Scouting Trip implies discovering new paddle routes, flexible in plans changing to accommodate exploring new areas for possible future trips.

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