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Kayking around Howe Sound · Sat. Jun. 1st - Sun. Jun. 2nd
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Start: Saturday, Jun. 1st
End: Sunday, Jun. 2nd
Pre-trip meeting: Wednesday, May. 29th, 6:00 am
Pre-trip meeting location: clubroom
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.