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Beginner Rapids Canoeing

The Basics:
Event Type:Water
Event Location: Broad River
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 28 2003  9:00 am >> N/A
Registration Opens: Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jun 6 2003 11:59 pm
Event Duration:per itinerary
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Trip Leader(s):
Chad Carlson
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:36
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 36 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Advanced Beginner Rapids (Class II)

The Broad River located in northeast Georgia, 23 miles from Athens on Ga. Hwy 281, the scenic Broad River has 70 miles of continuous navigable water. Most of this free flowing river is mild with no rapids. One section has exciting but easy Class II rapids, suitable for beginners yet fun for the more advanced paddler. The Broad has the Waterfall; an avoidable 5 ft drop which is a definite cheap thrill. The 6.5 mile section -The Broad- contains 7 shoals, each with individual ledges and sloughs.

Required Items to Bring:
pack lunch-waterproofed
Bathing suit or shorts and shirt (we do not suggest denim)
water sandals (be aware that you may lose lace up or slip on shoes)
Please remember to secure your keys and id in some manner (you may want to arrange to leave them at the shore)
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
extra set of dry clothes

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Danielsville, Ga 10:30am at the Broad River Outpost Directions to Broad River: 85 N to Commerce exit (441S). Go 5 miles. Take left at stop sign (Hwy 98 to Danielsville).Take left onto Hwy 29, go 1 mile. Take right onto 281. Outpost is 4 miles up on right (look for kayak out front).

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 ( and direct the payment to 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)

No Dogs allowed
No glass allowed
Coolers should be strapped in with a bungee (canoes only have space for a cooler)
This is a rain or shine event.
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cost Includes:$15 per person, on shared canoe or individual keowees. Keowees are much easier to maneuver than kayaks and unlike kayaks, you dont need experince to use them. In short---they are a blast for beginners!
Please pay for this trip by June 6th in order to confirm your reservation. Please remember that you are not confirmed on this trip until you pay.
Refunds available IF we are able to replace you on this trip.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.