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Weekend Trip - Kayak the Chemung River - Ithaca, NY

Join the Roam Life Team for a kayak trip on the Chemung River!

We will all be arriving LATE on Friday evening.

LODGING: We have rented a house within walking distance of the commons that has LIMITED sleeping space. If you would like to book with us, please email the organizer! $60/night per person. Full payment required to reserve your bed!

Saturday we will head out on a FULL DAY trip with a certified guide from Paddle-N-More through the serene waters of the Chemung River. You'll enjoy the local wildlife of the southern tier on this calm-water tour that connects kayakers to the natural environment.

We will start in Big Flats and follow the meandering river through its scenic course to the south side of Elmira. On previous trips, we have seen everything from deer to bald eagles!

No previous kayaking experience necessary!

Full Day-Trip River Trip Package:$95.

This package includes:

  • Transportation from Ithaca, NY to the Chemung River DEC Put-in location and back.
  • Lunch, water, and snack
  • Kayak and gear rental
  • Certified guide
  • Kayak quick-start instruction

Sunday will be a brunch send-off and good-byes!


*note: because of our higher security level on our business Paypal, doesn't allow the link. You have to pay from our website.


*Payments must be made within 24 hours of RSVP to be considered a participant.

*By RSVPing 'YES' to this activity, you agree to the Legal Waiver.

*All payments must be received in full to be considered a participant.

*transportation from origination (home) location to Ithaca is to be coordinated individually.

*All contracts, agreements, and hold harmless documents must be signed prior to participation.

*Cancellation within ten (10) days of the event will result in a NON-REFUND.

*Preparation, disclosure of good health, and proper clothing/footwear is required.

NOTE: As we use encrypted payments for our trips (way more secure), PayPal payment options on Meetup won't work (they don't use encryption security). Please use the link above to make a payment. It will direct you to our website and PayPal connection.

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  • Christine

    It was great to meet so many fun and energetic people and kayak the river together for the day. Although at times cold and at times challenging, the overall day is remembered with sunshine, laughter, and fun!

    April 22, 2013

  • Christine

    Karl - sorry you can't make it! Next time! We are planning one for Lake Placid this summer. Keep your eyes open. We also have a few up our sleeve for NYC area. Hope to meet you soon!

    March 21, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sounds great but will be unavailable that weekend. Sad. Great Idea though

    March 12, 2013

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