Almost Halloween paddle

Come join us as we do a leisurely exploration of Split Rock resevoir. We will make a loop of the lake, stopping to eat lunch on one of the many islands.

The weather is turning colder, please dress appropriately for cold weather paddling (no cotton, mutliple layers, etc). A drysuit or wetsuit works best. Bring a dry bag with a set of dry clothes, and bring it in the boat with you. With a longer trip like this you will be very cold and miserable if you fall in halfway through. This paddle will be held rain or shine.

Skill Level: Beginner

Boat lenght: 12 ft+

Time: 5-6 hrs

Distance: 8 miles

Be Sure to Bring:

Boat, Paddle, PFD, Lunch, Water, Camera, Towel, Dry Clothes, Pump,

PFD's are required and must be worn at all times on the water!!!

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  • Lynn

    I want to thank Ed for creating a DVK trip to Splitrock when we thought GSK was defunct - then keeping the GSK trip to Splitrock open when the group was brought back. Only a few showed between the 2 groups, but it made the trip closer knit. It was a beautiful show of colors and memorable trip. Great job Ed.

    1 · October 27, 2013

  • Lynn

    I want to thank Ed for keeping the GSK trip going at Splitrock and organizing a Splitrock trip through DVK when we all thought GSK was defunct. Between the two groups, only a handful showed, but it made for a closer knit event. Great job Ed. The trip was beautiful and memorable.

    October 27, 2013

  • Rick

    Here is a link to some of the pictures that I took during Thursday's paddle at Splitrock: http://s227.photobucket.com/user/rcowles9/library/2013-10-24-Splitrock%20Reservoir%20Fall%20Paddle?sort=6&page=1

    (NOTE: If you single step through the pictures, you will be able to see the captions at the bottom of the pictures.)

    Rick

    October 25, 2013

  • Rick

    I was up at Splitrock yesterday (Thurs), and the one outhouse that they have was locked with a sign on the door saying “Closed for Repairs”. :^(

    The leaves are a bit past their peak, but there is still plenty of nice color left.

    And; be sure to dress for all possible conditions. The forecast for yesterday was partly sunny, with a zero percent chance of rain, and 7-10mph winds. When I arrived at 11am, it was nice and sunny, and after a few minutes of paddling I was peeling off layers. Around 2:30pm, the dark clouds rolled in, the wind kicked up to probably 15-20mph, there were white caps and standing waves, and it started to rain. The rain turned to sleet, and then for a very brief time to HAIL ! Pretty bizarre.

    So; regardless of what they predict…. hope for the best; but be prepared for the worst.

    October 25, 2013

  • Rick

    Just found out that I will have tomorrow (Thurs) off from work, so will be heading up to Split Rock then. Giving up my spot for Saturday, so that someone on the waiting list can go in my place.

    October 23, 2013

    • Lynn

      Don't go swimming! Will miss you. Enjoy the colors - I was just there last weekend hiking and it's beautiful. Hopefully I'll get out with you and Sue before it gets to ccccold!

      October 23, 2013

  • Caren A

    Not able to come....have fun!

    October 20, 2013

    • Edward D.

      Too bad.. Next time then.

      October 20, 2013

    • Caren A

      The good news....I have a kayak now :)

      October 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hello Guys :
    I need to borrow a kayak 12Feet or longer for my son Jheremy, Anyone ?
    Thanks

    October 20, 2013

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