This trip is suitable for intermediate paddlers with white water experience. This paddle is normally a grade 3 with the following features: Conistone Falls, Ghailstrills Strid and for the brave at the end Linton Falls (a grade 4, 2m two-tier drop)
The meeting point will be the bridge over the river Wharfe near Kilnsley – nearest postcode: BD23 5PS meeting at 9.30am.
If paddlers and parents/guardians of under 18’s are unsure please talk with a club coach, Andy Walker, Kevin Jackson, Ian Johnson or John Turner at club sessions. Alternatively the organiser’s Bethany Walker and Dowi Burkinshaw will be happy to help and advise.
It is important that you have the correct kit as its likely to be very low temperatures on the day. The club has a limited number of boats, paddles and paddling gear available to borrow. Please note, wetsuits and wet boots are very limited and we would recommend supplying your own. Please let the organisers know in good time if want to borrow anything and don’t leave it until the last minute.
Please email, text message or Facebook message Andy Walker by Thursday evening 22nd March if you are wanting to paddle.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Text 07748 111819.
It is important to let the organisers know you are attending, to inform you of any changes to the trip due to river levels or weather conditions.
Please note the trip is only open to full club members and the final decision about who can paddle will be down to the organisers.