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River Hazards | How To Articles - Paddling.net

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Of these, arguable none present the diversity and intensity of hazards as do the ... We learn to "read" the river to tell us which course to take through a rapids ... In fast current, the ferrying angle should be narrow; in slow current – broader. .... Check for local paddling clubs if you seek information on rivers unfamiliar...

Paddling in Oregon (OSMB) - Oregon.gov

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But according to statistics, paddlers in small crafts such as canoes, kayaks ... If unfamiliar with the waterway, paddle with someone knowledgeable. ... and are not designed to carry and do not carry any equipment not solely for competitive racing. ... Rapids: When approaching rapids, go ashore well upstream and check them ...

Dick Conant, the Missing Boater - The New Yorker

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Dec 14, 2015 ... I have been denied what our men are supposed to do. ... Beardsley felt that he should alert Conant's family, and sought my advice. ..... What I am doing is paddling around finding geography I have not seen, observing ... Valley, during which he negotiated Class II rapids and managed to strike only two rocks, .....

An Introduction to Canoeing/Kayaking - Iowa Department of Natural ...

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It also discusses paddling safety and Iowa regulations for canoeing and kayaking . .... Due to the potential presence of these pollutants, do not drink water directly from ..... The grip of the paddle should fit smoothly and comfortably in your hand. ... This allows the paddler to have control while traveling through rapids. Touring  ...

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-.

Trip Reports Archives - Calkayak

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The new Trip Leader Assessments will train paddlers to lead in conditions up to and ... In my mind it should become the MINIMUM training required for commercial guides ... It has been many years since I paddled a sprint K1 but I got to do some ... Instructor Trainer 'students' who showed impressive skills on unfamiliar craft.

A Trip is Born | Outside Online

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Mar 1, 2003 ... Mr.Stark, I presume: the author paddling the Lugenda, where Livingstone .... When we reached the next rapids, a five-foot ledge plunging into ... Whatever one had to do during the night, it had to be right beside one's tent. ..... A huge question facing the reserve is what should be done about these people. Do ....

Category: Eddy - EXPLORE STAND UP PADDLING COMPANY

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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.

See a sample - West Virginia Whitewater Association

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that same section with close to twenty other excited paddlers. ... really nice were all the unfamiliar faces. ... rapids, it looked like a bag of brightly colored jelly beans ... Lori did great in the Do It Now, .... We agreed that WV should have someone in the stand- ..... I also recalled reading that approaching a shelf of ice was on...

Canoe Love — Canadian Canoe Museum

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The Story of Paddling and Romance and to win great prizes (including the grand .... We spent the May long weekend at the paddling festival in Palmer Rapids, but .... of details that had more to do with our regular life than with our canoe trip. ... He was new at this 'maid of honor' thing and a bit unfamiliar with the position, ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Paddlers Are At Risk | Florida 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 ...

Paddlers Are At Risk | Rhode Island Boating License Study Guide ...

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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 ...

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

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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. ..... Paddlers don't consider themselves "boaters" and fail to follow the same safe ... When approaching rapids, go ashore well upstream and check them out ...