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Fort William Scotland - Easter Trip   iCal entry for this event

Please note this event is only available to current members with appropriate skill levels. Please discuss with Ryan, Dean or Fay if you are unsure.

 

The bunkhouse space we have booked is currently full. If you would like to come, please speak to Ryan, Dean or Fay to see if room can be made. Alternatively if you wish to arrange your own place to stay, and have the skills your welcome to come.

Quick Info 

Location: Fort William, Scotland

Suitable For: Those with a reasonable amount of confidence on moving water. Able to break in & out of the flow and control their direction.

Dates: Starts on good Friday, for the whole week - come for all, or a part of it.

Accomodation: Bunkhouse (shared) or your own arrangements

 

Some people come on this trip to do other stuff, such as flat water canoeing, horse riding, walking, skiing\snowboarding, mountain biking etc. Its a great place to be! 

Details

An amazing trip on the beautiful rivers of Scotland. The choice of rivers varies but usually takes in one or all of the Etive, Pattak, Gary, Speen, Arkaig etc.

 

The scenery, atmosphere and social side make this a trip to be remembered by everyone who makes the trip.

 

Boats Etc

 

You will need a correctly sized whitewater boat, neoprene spraydeck, helmet, BA and paddle. The club has a limited number of these available. We can help you with correct boat selection but if you have a preference, enter it into the form when booking on.

 

The boat must have airbags fitted. This applies if it is your own boat or a club boat.

 

What to bring

  • Normal paddle kit, suitable for the colder weather. Drysuit, or a good cag.
  • Variable weather clothing
  • Suncream, waterproofs, snowshoes - the weather can be very variable!

 

Boats & Kit

 

The club have several whitewater spec boats, most are listed below. Others are available.

 

  • D65 x 2 - Small Person Weighing 45-82kg
  • D75 x 2 - Person Weighing 63-109kg
  • D60 x 2 - Small Person Weighing 27-64kg
  • Kanarli x 2  - Large Person Weighing 80-130kg

 

We will match you to a boat, but use the above as a guide. Paddles, BAs and helmets are also available.

 

Costs

The bunkhouse is done as a shared cost. Expect around £90-100 for the week. Travel is done in shared cars - arrange this with others on the trip or drive yourself. Food is a combination of group meals with shared cost and eating out. 

 

Location: Fort William, Scotland

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Full Week 19-04-2019 closed 19 £25