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North Yorkshire and the Lakes (02_20) – Improver/Intermediate

29 February, 2020 @ 08:00 - 1 March, 2020 @ 17:00


Whitewater Improver/Intermediate (see our Experience Guide for more info)

Grade 2/3/4 Whitewater

Booking terms:
Booking will be made available to club members from the above date. If there are free spaces, they will be opened to non-members 3 weeks prior to the trip.
Payment must be made in full within 2 weeks of booking. If no payment is received, you will be removed from the list. This is to ensure a level playing field for all and to stop trip space blocking.
Return of monies due to cancellation is at the discretion of the committee and a decision will be made depending on individual circumstance.

Ability level:
We will be paddling Grade 2/3/4 rivers on this trip and the trip has been graded whitewater improver/intermediate. To assess your suitability for a trip please read this description. 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 lead paddler’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:


Stackstead Farm is situated approximately one mile from the picturesque village of Ingleton in North Yorkshire. We have their Bunkhouse (Barnstead) for the weekend which sleeps 22
There is a small leisure centre on site for a maximum of 4 at a time from our group at £5 per head. You may wish to book in advance if you want to use this (it also has a sauna)
Note that bedding/linen is NOT provided so you will need to bring sleeping bags, pillows and towels
I will likely already be there when everyone arrives, but if you are going to be late please be aware there may be others on the campsite and try to keep the noise to a minimum.

The Bunkhouse is at:

Please also see the website at http://www.stacksteadfarm.co.uk/Barnstead.html

Who’s going?

Birky (Lead Paddler)

The cost of the trip will be £40 per person including breakfast on both days. Dinner is not included but Ingleton has several pubs and there are cooking facilities at the bunkhouse if a few want to chip in together.

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 Coach have the final say.
Lead coach for the weekend is David Birkinshaw
The club recommends that all boats are fitted with rear air bags, this is to assist with safety for all on the water.
If anyone has any questions, please shout

Nearest A&E

Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Ashton Rd, Lancaster LA1 4RP

Phone01524 65944


29 February, 2020 @ 08:00
1 March, 2020 @ 17:00
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David Birkinshaw


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