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Fall Leaf Eco-tour 2018
It's time for our annual Fall Leaf Eco-tour! We will paddle through a deciduous tree lined part of the Catawba River near Lake James, and have an incredible view of Lake James from the Shortoff Mountain overlook. We are offering two tour options. You can choose to participate in one or both tours: 1. Paddle on the Catawba River led by our Director of Technical Programs, Brandon Jones 2. Hike of Shortoff Mountain (Linville Gorge) - level: strenuous Schedule: 9:15AM Paddlers arrive at launch site near Tom Johnson Camping World to unload equipment at put-in 9:45AM Paddlers drive to take-out – Deerfield Campground 10:00AM Shuttle back to put-in (Complimentary) 10:15AM Paddle Begins (Limited kayaks will be offered for CRF members*) 12:00PM Lunch (BBQ, $10/person) 1:00PM Drive to Shortoff Mountain 2:00PM Hike Begins (those joining us for the hike ONLY, plan to be at Shortoff Mountain meeting area at 1:45PM) (No restrooms) 4:00PM Go home and relax! *Kayak reservation is on a first come, first served basis for CRF members; we currently have a waitlist for kayaks. Completing this form does not guarantee you a kayak. You'll receive an email either confirming your reservation or your place on the wait list. The Fall Leaf Eco-Tour is free for CRF members. Non-members are encouraged to make a $25 donation to help cover the costs of the event. Note: If you have signed up through our Google Form, you do not need to RSVP here.

Tom Johnson Camping World - Kayak Launch

348 Resistoflex Rd · Marion, nc

Respond by: 10/26/2018
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We are a dedicated group of grassroots individuals who love our natural environment. Specifically the waters of the NC and SC Catawba River Basin. We intend to follow our own personal interests in a broad way and together provide a raised awareness and financial support for this endangered and threatened resource.

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