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Advanced beginner Canoeing (Etowah River)
|Event Location:||Etowah River|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, May 10 2003 9:00 am >> N/A|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, May 7 2003 11:59 pm|
|Event Duration:||per itinerary|
|Difficulty Rating:||D1: Easy|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||30|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||15 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
|Beginner Advanced (Class II)|
The Etowah River offers paddlers more challenging rapids, great scenery, good fishing, and a short portage around the 10 foot drop of spectacular Etowah Falls. Beautiful Mountain Laurel and Rhododendrons grace the banks of this small, fast moving stream that keeps your interest up around every bend. We recommend previous canoeing or Kayaking experience to fully enjoy the shoals on this moderately challenging trip. The Etowah is best in the spring and early summer, the water levels are higher and numerous wildflowers are in bloom. Etowah Falls makes an awesome picnic site!
We will be canoeing 8 miles ( about 3 ½ hours). Highlights include numerous rapids, rock outcroppings, Etowah Falls, and lots of wildflowers!
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Dahlonega, GA 11:00 am at Appalachian Outfitters Take GA Hwy 400 North until it ends (a one hour drive from I-285) |
Turn left onto GA Hwy 60 (towards Dahlonega)
Our Canoe Outpost is 3.5 miles on the left, turn in at the sign that reads River Trips
You can pay in three ways.... |
1) You can pay by cash or check (made out to Atlanta Outdoor Club) at the monthly socials to Phil Tuck or Katherine Martin (Please note a $20 charge for returned checks and a returned check voids the hold on your spot)
2) You can pay by Paypal (www.paypal.com) and direct the payment to firstname.lastname@example.org with a note indicating the event you are attending
3) You can mail a check (made out to Atlanta Outdoor Club) to P.O. Box 468241, Atlanta, GA 31146
(Please note that, if at all possible, we will hold your spot if you let us know how and when you can pay)
Are Dogs Permitted? According to the website, dogs are allowed. However, please be sure that your dog can swim or has his own flotation device. It is required that all dogs be well behaved and their owners are in control of them at all times.Will this event occur rain or shine? Yes
Contact info for organizer for day of event: will be provided
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
|Cost Includes:||$26 each person to share a canoe|
$37 each person for a single kayak
Includes paddles, lifejackets, and return shuttle.
To shuttle your own canoe or kayak $20.00
$5.00 for every additional craft.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.