When canoeing solo or tandem, good paddling skills and excellent communication are vital to a great day on the water. Whether a day trip or a multi week adventure, you need to develop strategies to navigate through rapids. Effective water reading, boat maneuvers and stroke placement leads to success when running
rapids. Understanding your role within a group or with your partner also contributes to achieving the most from any day on the water. During this course you will:
– hone your WW skills whether intermediate or advanced
– be shown river reading strategies– be learning how to manage the trip on the river as either a participant or leader– learn ways on how to communicate with a paddling partner– learn how to anticipate and deal with different issues that may come up on a trip– have a great time!You need not be with a partner to benefit from this course. The information is good knowledge for any paddling person to have!Join noted canoe adventurers Andrew and Carole Westwood for 5 days of fun and discovery on both the Madawaska and Ottawa Rivers !
For more information go to: www.owl-mkc.ca/mkc/canoe_tripping.html