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South Wales (11_19)
16 November, 2019 @ 08:00 - 17 November, 2019 @ 17:00£35.00
Grade 2/3/4 Whitewater
Non-member booking (space allowing) from: 27th September 2019
We will be paddling Grade 2/3/4 rivers on this trip and the trip has been graded whitewater improver/intermediate. If you have any doubt please talk to the lead paddler.
Please note that river levels can change dramatically dependent on water levels and therefore it may not always be possible to support a paddler safely on a river in all conditions. Remember that others may have to support you on the river too.
The lead paddler’s decision will take in as many risk factors as possible and will depend on an individual’s ability to take part and recent/known experience. The coach’s decision is final as to who can/cannot take part. We support paddler progression but this must sit alongside our responsibility to you and others to have an enjoyable but above all safe paddle.
Rivers to be determined on the weekend, subject to weather conditions. Possible rivers are the:
Mellte (if there is enough water – note this is a grade 4 river)
Brecon Bunkhouse is in the heart of the Black Mountains area of the Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales, famous for its wild mountains and rugged terrain. The bunkhouse accommodates up to 31 in modern bunk-rooms. Rooms vary from 2 bunks to 10. The bunkhouse also has a well-equipped kitchen with a catering stove, a spacious dining room, and a large separate lounge with comfortable sofas and a wood-burning stove.
Note that bedding/linen is NOT provided so you will need to bring sleeping bags, pillows and towels
The Bunkhouse is at:
Please also see the website at http://www.brecon-bunkhouse.co.uk/
The cost of the trip will be £35 per person including breakfast on both days. Dinner is not included so you may need to venture out to find a local pub.
For those of you who are coming away with Bromley Canoe Club for the first time we have created a document telling you what to expect and a list of things you will need to bring please see the link.
Anyone requiring any club kit should contact me or a member of the committee.
The Trip Organiser and/or Lead Paddler have the final say.
Lead paddler for the weekend is David Birkinshaw. Please contact secretary@ bromleycanoeclub.org.uk
The club recommends that all boats are fitted with rear air bags, this is to assist with safety for all on the water.
Attendees – bold if driving (where known)