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You've never done this before! "Walk" your way across the scenic Winter Park Chain of Lakes for a 120-minute guided tour on Hobie's newest innovation, the Mirage Eclipse "Pedal-Board". B.Y.O.B. If you just want to join us on your own paddleboard or kayak, by all means, do; we want to get to know the 5000 adventurers that belong to Orlando Outdoors. No charge, just let Phil know you're coming at [masked]. Dress to get wet! For those renting the Hobie Eclipse, we will provide the Personal Flotation Device and all the gear you'll need, including water. Bring anything else you want to keep in the yellow cooler, which makes into a great seat. We'll breeze from Lake Virginia, through the canal to Lake Osceola, then through the Venetian Canal to Lake Maitland and land on Dog Island's sandy cove before turning around. Arrive at 8:00 AM; The guided tour begins as soon as we're ready and ends at 10:00AM, back at Dinky Dock. Why are we charging for this meetup? While most of our Meetups are free, some do incur significant costs which we partially offset with an event fee. This one includes exclusive equipment ($2,500 ea.). However, for a limited time, we are charging half price at $39.99 per person. Sorry, there are no refunds, but we can apply your credit toward a future tour. This tour is limited to 5 participants.
Paddle and Board. Spend Saturday afternoon exploring Lake Fairview, a canal and another lake on the other end. Then pull your paddleboard up on the beach at Grills Seafood Deck and Tiki Bar. We're enjoying the fare and festive atmosphere at an inside table. B.Y.O.B. Bring Your Own Board/Kayak. However, anyone who wants to rent a kayak or board can do so from Lakeside Watersport Rentals[masked]. You'll find John very helpful. Find them at facebook.com/lakesidewatersportrentals/ B.Y.O.B. Buy Your Own Bites. After paddling, we'll order separately and eat together. Travel Country Outfitters seeks to encourage the Outdoor Community of Central Florida with opportunities to connect, inspire and experience adventures together. Many have taken advantage of events like this to muster the courage to do things they've never done before . . . Outdoors. We'll look for you at Grills on Lake Fairview!
Millions of people hike the Appalachian Trail (AT) each year, but only about 1% aspire to hike the entire length of 2,180 miles. Whether you strive to become a "one-percenter" or not, this seminar will increase your hiking IQ. AT Thru-hikers Brian Burlingame and Michael Valle will show the tips and tricks they've learned after hiking thousands of miles. This is Part Two of two FREE seminars covering the AT. A question and answer period will follow each seminar. Brian "Greyhound" Burlingame has earned the title, Triple Crowner, by thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail, the Continental Divide Trail and the Appalachian Trail. In Wekiwa Springs State Park alone, Brian has hiked and run well over 7500+ miles. He's hiked in most of the national parks, along with being well read and well researched in practically every subject pertaining to hiking the Outdoors. Michael "Peter Pan" Valle, a passionate outdoor enthusiast in his mid-twenties. He started backpacking at a young age with the Boy Scouts of America. In 2010 he earned the highest rank of Eagle Scout. After High school, he took a semester course via the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS). There, he expanded his experience with backpacking, rock climbing, canyoneering, wilderness first aid and telemark skiing. Michael completed a Thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail in 2016. 8:00 to 8:30 Meet and Greet sponsored by Osprey Packs. Enjoy free Starbuck’s coffee and donuts/pastries while you visit with old friends and make new ones. Help us reduce waste by bringing your own coffee mug or cup. 8:30 to 9:30 The seminar will begin promptly at 8:30 AM. Topics for Part 2: The Big Four - Backpack - Shoes - Tent - Sleep System Clothing Socks 4-layer System Cook System Water Purification Extras Games Chairs Luxury Items