Beaver Creek, Lower Black River, Upper Black River

Paddle Beaver Creek on Friday, Lower Black on Saturday and Upper Black on Sunday. Join us on any of these beautiful scenic Kawarthas whitewater rivers. We take our time at the put-in, and allow extra time for scouting, dragging or portaging, as well as time-out for spotting wildlife. Hopefully the weather will co-operate. Suitable for strong intermediate WW paddlers. Phone only to book - Jay or Frank Knaapen 613-687-6037

The Basics
Event Location: 
Date(s) & Time: 
Friday, April 22, 2011 - 09:00
Event Duration: 
1-3 days
Difficulty Rating: 
Participant Info
Who's Invited: 
Whitewater Paddlers - C3+
Maximum Group Size: 
6 boats
Minimum Group Size: 
1 boat (Ours)
Itinerary description: 

We do take time for scouting or portaging the more difficult rapids. These rivers require competent river maneouvring in C2-3 rapids in a couple of locations, though water levels should be easing off by April 22-24. There will be some portaging, and scouting can be difficult.

Required Items to Bring: 

Fully outfitted WW boat with airbags including a center bag, throw ropes, long grab loops, whistles. Full body wet/dry suits & Helmets. Lunches. A barrel with extra warm clothes.
We carry a SATPhone, WFA kit, survival gear.

Recommended Items to Bring: 

Personal first aid, CELL phones work in the Kawarthas

How to Get There
Event Directions: 

Check MACKFest Online for Directions, and confirm by phone.

Event Coordinator/s Contact Information
Contact (Name): 
Jay Neilson and Frank Knaapen