Huron River Whitewater – April 14, 2012

Come out for some easy Class I-II whitewater on the Huron. This trip will be great if you have river paddling skills and want to step up a little bit in difficulty, or if you have already tried whitewater and want to warm up for the paddling season. We’ll paddle the Trestle, Zeeb, and Delhi rapids. It’ll be a good preliminary to the Pennsylvania trip on Memorial Day weekend.
We’ll meet at Dexter-Huron Metropark near Dexter, MI at 11:00 am. We may drive from there upstream to Mill Creek in Dexter if water levels permit. We’ll take out at Delhi Metropark, probably finishing around 5:00pm at latest, and if you would like to we’ll get dinner at a deli in Ann Arbor afterwards.
Participants are expected to provide all of their own gear which includes but is not limited to: a whitewater boat with adequate flotation, life jacket, helmet, paddle, spray skirt for kayaks, wet or dry suit for the cold water we’ll encounter, and river safety knowledge. The water will be cold and the air may be cold too, so cold temperature preparedness is essential.
Contact Todd Leigh – 517-333-9716 home, 517-712-9083 cell, toddleigh@hotmail.com if you would like to join us, or if you have questions.

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