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Weekend Trip: Rapid IV Rafting, Adventure Park & 2 Nights Stay + Transport

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IV Rapid Whitewater Rafting @ Hudson River Gorge

Whitewater Rafting on the Hudson River Gorge Adirondack Mountains, New York The right rafting trips ... at the right prices ...in the right locations! "White Water Rafting Dam Releases ...the most fun you'll have all year!"
In June, we had Rapid III Whitewater Rafting @ Lehigh River. Many of you mentined the water was too calm and were interested in Rapid IV Whitewater Rafting. So here you are, and we are going to Hudson River for Rapid IV WR.

A whitewater rafting trip through the Hudson River Gorge means western-style whitewater adventure right here in the central Adirondacks of New York! The Hudson River Gorge is rated one of the Top 10 whitewater rafting runs in America. And no wonder! This is the Hudson River as she was meant to be ... crystal clear, clean, alive and powerful, as her unbridled whitewater thunders alongside 500-foot granite cliffs, and through awesome rapids like Givneys' Rift, the Narrows, Little Nasty and Greyhound Bus Stopper. The Hudson River's whitewater is most powerful in the spring and fall; rafting is somewhat more moderate in mid-summer. Scheduled whitewater dam releases assure terrific rafting fun all season long.

For More Info on Whitewater Challengers: http://www.whitewaterchallengers.com/hudson/hudson-whitewater.asp

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Adirondack extreme Adventure Course

Other parks have tried to imitate but can’t duplicate the HEART PUMPING,ADRENALINE RUSH of Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course, the United States’ largest AERIAL tree top adventure park.

Open April through November and located in beautiful Bolton Landing, NY just north of Lake George and Diamond Point, Adirondack Extreme boasts over 1.5 miles of thrilling aerial adventures including wobbly bridges, climbing walls, zip lines and swinging surprises at varying levels of height and difficulty. Not your average ropes course, we are the countries #1 rated Aerial adventure park!! Starting Saturday April 5, 2014, the park will be open every Saturday and Sunday to ALL group sizes and operates RAIN or SHINE. Reservations strongly advised (park does sell out).

For More Info on Adirondack extreme Adventure Course:

http://www.adirondackextreme.com/

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Date 1 (Friday): August 15th departs at 4:00 PM; Departure Location: Northwest corner of West 43rd St. & 9th Ave, New York, NY 10036 (Map (https://www.google.com/maps/preview#!q=Corner+of+43rd+St+and+9th+Ave+New+York%2C+NY+10036&data=!1m4!1m3!1d4155!2d[masked]!3d[masked]!4m12!2m11!1m10!1s0x89c[masked]eb%3A0x7d4d72b0aebac932!3m8!1m3!1d387191!2d[masked]!3d[masked]!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1))

Date 2 (Saturday): August 16th departs at 8:30 AM (Whitewater rafting starts 9 AM)

Date 3 (Sunday): August 17th departs 8:45 AM (arrive at Adirondack extreme Adventure Course at 9:30 AM); departs for NYC at 3:00 PM & expect to be back at 8:00 PM

Overnight Stay (2 nights): We are getting 6 rooms in an Inn for 20 people.

Who Should Come: Prior experience on III rapid recommended; not required.

What To Bring: Water bottle, hat, towel, sunblock scream and clothes to change.

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What Are Included:

• Saturday Rapid IV Whitewater rafting; All rafting equipments; FREE light lunch snack & BBQ dinner included.

• Two nights stay at local Inn; everyone has an individual bed; 2 to 4 persons per room

• Admission ticket to 3 hours Adult Course at Adirondack extreme Adventure Course; Optionally add $5 to upgrade to Adult Extreme Course

• Round trip transportation & daily transport between Inn & event locations

Cost: Early Birds $279.00 for 1st 8 spots or before 8/1; Afterward Regular $299.

Maximum: 20

PURCHASE TICKET HERE: http://aug2014raftingweekend.eventbrite.com/ or you can Chase Quickpay me at [masked] to avoid transaction fee. (How to Use Chase Quickpay? (http://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/pages/How_to_Use_Chase_Quickpay/)) Your spot is not confirmed until the payment is received.

Transportation: Round trip transportation from NYC & daily transport between Inn & event locations are included.

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Refund Policy:

* Full refund minus $20 processing fee if cancelled 14 days in advance;

* 50% refund if cancelled 7 days in advance;

* Afterward, no refund for cancellation or no show.

DIRECTION to Whitewater Challenger Hudson:

From NYC, Philadelphia and South:
Follow I-87 Thruway north to Albany (Exit 24); pass through toll booth and follow I-87 Northway north to Warrensburg (Exit 23). Then follow directions From I-87 Northway, Warrensburg Exit (Exit #23) Northbound above.

(IMPORTANT: DO NOT take Exit #23 from the I-87 NY Thruway, near Albany!)

Pictures from Previous Events:

2011: http://www.nycaaa.com/photos/3109102/

2012: http://www.nycaaa.com/photos/10311642/

2013: http://www.meetup.com/NYCAYS/photos/16815782/

Official Whitewater Rafting Video on Hudson River

http://youtu.be/DSeRwNNfW-A

http://youtu.be/DSeRwNNfW-A

Videos from Previous Events:

Rapid IV Whitewater Rafting @ Hudson River 4 Fight the Rapid

http://youtu.be/pM5_M95ou5I

http://youtu.be/pM5_M95ou5I

Rapid IV Whitewater Rafting @ Hudson River 1 Jump the Rock

http://youtu.be/HyZhp3kvs54

Official Adirondack extreme Adventure Course Video

http://youtu.be/4rptBNExvMY

http://youtu.be/4rptBNExvMY

Adirondack Extreme Adventure Course - Black Course

http://youtu.be/bOYvIvMzlE4

http://youtu.be/bOYvIvMzlE4

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