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Kayking around Howe Sound · Sat. Jun. 1st - Sun. Jun. 2nd

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Organized by: Caitlin Schneider.

Start: Saturday, Jun. 1st
End: Sunday, Jun. 2nd
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, May. 29th, 6:00 am
Pre-trip meeting location: clubroom

Description:

So the tentative plan is to take the sunshine coast ferry to gibsons.  We can either leave friday evening and then camp over night on keats island, a short paddle across the water.  Or we can take the first ferry on saturday morning and meet at the gibsons marina.  There is a place there to rent kayaks.  You are responsible for your own boat rental.  Last year we were able to get a group rate, so i will tell them there will be a group coming from the VOC and hopefully we can get a better price this year too.

 

There is a bus from the ferry terminal on the sunshine coast to gibsons.

 

we will then paddle from the sunshine coast to gambier island, where there is a nice camp site and possibly a few racoons.  Also, some hiking, maybe we can find the correct trail this year...

 

The next day, we can paddle back.  

Experience: you dont really need to have much expereince, or any at all.  If you want to pair up with someone, renting a double kayak is cheaper, more stable and has more room for stuff.

The water can be a bit choppy, I can not garuntee perfect conditions.  I would not recomend this trip if you get very easily sea sick.

Posted: 2013-05-06 11:18:21
Last modified: 2013-05-27 17:33:33