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MILE END MILL (RIVER DEE) WEEKEND TRIP 14-16 SEPTEMBER A classic section of the scenic River Dee, suitable for members who want to progress onto white water. You might have paddled
MILE END MILL (RIVER DEE) WEEKEND TRIP 14-16 SEPTEMBER
A classic section of the scenic River Dee, suitable for members who want
to progress onto white water. You might have paddled on the canal,
joined on a New Members Evening, recently completed the Introduction to
White Water Kayaking course or just need a refresher. Simply put: if you
are looking to learn or improve your white water skills, this is the
trip for you.
The only prerequisite for this trip is that you must have done your
spray deck test – if you do not know what this is, please attend a club
pool session and ask.
The number of beginner paddlers we can take on the trip depends on the
number of qualified coaches who are able to attend. If you are a
qualified coach and would like to help out, please do get in touch asap
so we can offer this trip to more members.
Accommodation is at the 4 star Llangollen Hostel
(www.llangollenhostel.co.uk). The cost of the trip will be approx.
£60 – this will include two nights’ accommodation, breakfast,
packed lunch and river fees. Petrol and Saturday night dinner will be
extra. The accommodation provides bedding but please bring your own
To request a place on the trip, please complete the following online
You can email any additional comments you would like to make to:
We will let you know if there is space available, and if so you will be
Once the invoice is paid we will e-mail you to confirm you place on the
The price varies depending on numbers we get, and hence there may be a
final invoice or refund to settle the balance.
For those who are new to club trips, here is some key info:
1.Deposits are not refundable
2. A full set of equipment (boat, paddle, cagoule, buoyancy aid, helmet
and spraydeck) can be hired from the club on the Thursday before the
weekend for £20. See website for full details and process. Note: it is
your responsibility to ensure all your kit is returned to the club
rinsed, dried and in a good state of repair (faults/broken equipment &
kit needs to be reported) by Thursday after the trip.
3. We collect club boats and kit at the club on the Thursday night
before the trip; you must be available to pick, fit, pay and help load
your kit and boat on the Thursday.
4. You will be assigned to cars/drivers (e-mailed in advance) and
departure will generally be after work Friday night and returning to
London around 9pm on Sunday. You will be dropped off to a nearby
train/tube station by your driver unless they live close. The cost of
petrol will be split by passengers and driver in addition to the trip
5. Breakfast is continental and you will be expected to make your own
lunches for each day on the river. Dinner will be a local pub where we
14 (Friday) 6:00 pm - 16 (Sunday) 9:00 pm