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Full Strawberry Moon Kayak/Canoe Outing

Join L.L.Bean as we enjoy an evening paddle on beautiful North Park Lake. June's Full Strawberry Moon got its name because the Algonquin tribes knew it as a signal to gather ripening fruit. It was often known as the Full Rose Moon in Europe (where strawberries aren't native).

June 23, 2013 Moon Facts:
Full Moon 7:23am
Moonrise 8:40pm
Considered a "Super Moon" (also see moon distance calculator)

Activity Level:
Physical Ability/Cardiovascular Demand: Easy
Level of Experience: Intro

What to bring:

For an L.L.Bean outing, you're responsible to supply your own equipment.

Required Items:
Kayak or Canoe
Personal Floatation Device (PFD)
Whistle (U.S. Coast Guard: a vessel of less than 39.4 feet (12 meters) must, at a a minimum, have some means of making an efficient sound signal – i.e., handheld air horn, athletic whistle, installed horn, etc.
White light source (PA Law: a white light either hand-held or installed ready to be displayed in time to avoid a collision)

Additional Recommended Items:
Strap on glasses
Swimsuit and/or synthetic shorts or pants and top
Fleece jacket or pullover
Rainwear and/or nylon wind shell
Change of clothes and footwear for the ride home
One-quart water bottle or hydration system, filled
Personal prescriptions such as EpiPen or inhaler
Closed toed shoes (no Flip Flops)
Dry bag or Pelican case
Snacks

Minimum age is 10. Children 10 to 14 years of age need to be accompanied by a participating adult. Children 15 to 17 years old can participate alone after their parent has signed the appropriate release form.

Not sure if you're prepared for the outdoors? Visit L.L.Bean at Ross Park Mall and ask to speak with an Outdoor Product Specialist. L.L.Bean will fit you with the right clothing and gear.

 

 

 

 

 

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1000 Ross Park Mall Drive
Pittsburgh, PA  15237
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  • Terry G.

    Sorry to cancel so late. Just got back from being out of town and not ready.

    June 23, 2013

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