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Paddling Philip Edward Island Wilderness Kayak Camping

  • 21 Jul 2022
  • 10:00 AM
  • 24 Jul 2022
  • 12:00 PM
  • Chikanishing Creek Boat Launch, Killarney, ON
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  • Registration opens 8 weeks before the event

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Paddling Title Philip Edward Island Wilderness Kayak Camping
Date July 21 2022 to July 24 2022
Registration Opens 8 weeks before the event (Car Camping or Wilderness)
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Ed Brunato
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s) edward.brunato@gmail.com
Trip Address Chikanishing Creek Parking, Killarney ON
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)
Chikanishing Creek Boat Launch, Killarney, ON
Arrival Time 10:00 AM
On the water time, ready to paddle
(Suggested 45 minutes after arrival time)
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 6
Boat Rental Available Yes
Boat Rental Details Killarney Outfitters
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 C (Intermediate) Up to 3 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 To be determined
Restaurant and Restaurant Address
Trip Costs Particiapants pay for parking at the George Lake Campsite, Killarney Provincial Park;
There is no cost for camping as it is crown land;
We are not asking for a deposit, however, we ask that you please sign up with the full intention that you are going
Trip Cancellation Policy Payment in full. No refund unless spot is filled.
Trip Details This trip is open to all paddlers who are comfortable with the trip rating, 1st time or 100th time;
Crown Land Camping;
We will base camp on Silver Island or nearby island;
From our base camp we will do various day paddles;
Participants must have own camping gear;
Participants must be self reliant for all meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner;
There are no thunderboxes

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