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What should a paddler do if approaching unfamiliar rapids

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Go ashore well upstream to check out the rapids. ... What should you do when approaching unfamiliar rapids? Go ashore well upstream and check them out ...

2010-FRMS-Boating Safety-1 - USD 475 Geary County Schools

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Such action should be taken in ample time to avoid a collision and at a safe ... Because of their small size and drop, low-head dams do not appear to be dangerous. ..... According to statistics, paddlers in small crafts such as canoes, kayaks, and rafts ... When approaching rapids, go ashore well upstream and check them out ...

Old Forge to Saint Lawrence River - NY | Kayak Trip ... - Paddling.net

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User submitted report on Paddling.net. ... warning of the danger approaching, and which drops about 40 of those feet. ... Back on the river I paddled the half mile to the next set of rapids, rated Class II to III. ... This year I was going on past that point, and from now on would be in unfamiliar territory, I was a little apprehensive...

Paddling One of the Most Hazardous, Remote Rivers in the World ...

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Jul 8, 2016 ... And once I do, how am I supposed to traverse that lonely wilderness and ... In addition to miles of pushy rapids, the Klinaklini runs through ... Paddling the thing is such a hazardous and logistically heavy effort that almost nobody does it. .... For those unfamiliar with chainsaw specs, the MH-170 is the kind of ....

A Boating Trail Guide to the Trinity River - California Department of ...

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Dec 4, 2002 ... equipment, the run you are planning to do ... (should be worn at all times when on the water) .... always recommended when approaching an unfamiliar or difficult rapid. .... rapids, which expose a paddler to above-aver-.

SUP TRAINING 101 | RVR 2 RVR

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May 5, 2016 ... River Race Season is approaching fast, and we want to make sure you ... You can do 2 a days (2 different exercises in the same day), but be smart and don't overdue it! ... It's good to train in the uncomfortable and the unfamiliar so your ... You should also be practicing: paddling through rapids, navigating ...

So you're interested in racing in the Yukon River Quest Canoe Race ...

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You must have some interest in paddling the Longest Annual Canoe Race in ... You really donât want to start your day off with broken paddles do you? ... The will inform you on the river levels and conditions of Five Finger Rapids and Lake Leberge. As far as planning goes, the days prior to the race should be set aside for ...

Whitewater Rafting Safety: Shoot the Rapids and Live to Tell the ...

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You should know what to do if you fall out of the raft. Yeah ... The rapids are fun; we get it. It's easy to get ... Lean left, lean right, bounce, paddle, stop paddling.

Blog — Tom Schilperoort

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Nov 30, 2015 ... Art and design by surfski paddler Tom Schilperoort, Cape Town, South Africa. ... The Neus Gorge has two of the biggest rapids of the race and is an intimidating place ... because we were all racing on a course that was relatively unfamiliar. ... If you were up for it you could do 3 or 4 downwind runs in a day.

Flambeau River State Forest - Wisconsin Department of Natural ...

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All exposed skin areas should be washed thoroughly .... Please do not damage standing trees. 8. ... in rapids. Intermediate Paddler. Class IV Very Difficult: Long rapids ..... 2 year old wolves that are approaching ... night, or in unfamiliar places.

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Paddlers Are At Risk | Virginia Boating License Study Guide for ...

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First, paddlers and others in small boats don't consider themselves “boaters” and fail to follow the same safe practices as other vessel operators. Second, many ...

SUP River Dynamics & Safety Measures. - EXPLORE STAND UP ...

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Jan 1, 2014 ... RAPIDS – water flowing over an obstruction, causing turbulence. ... In fast current , the ferrying angle should be narrow; in slow current – broader. ... Approaching a lock and dam complex is usually not hazardous if you stay ... Check for local paddling clubs if you seek information on rivers unfamiliar to you.

Whitewater | Dagger

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Like many paddlers today, I am just as often scouting a rapid for photo ... find yourself with a memory card of images that just don't do the run justice. ... When approaching a rapid for a photo, there are two major factors I always keep in mind. ..... At that moment I was filled with emotions that had become unfamiliar to me in ...