Get ready for the first trips of 2016

Get ready for the first trips of 2016

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Mid Wales Trip - 23rd/24th January Dart Trip - 13th/14th February Wey Navigation - 20th March The January 23rd/24th Mid Wales trip is now definitely on with 5 people coming so far. Depending on water levels we will be paddling the upper Wye, Rhyader to Builth, the Usk or the middle Wye, Builth to Glasbury, which are all grade 2 and 3. We will probably be staying at the River Cafe Glasbury next to the Wye. Contact Matt at trips@nomadkayakclub.co.uk  if you want to come. The February 13th/14th Dart trip is also on, organised by Nick Moore. This is also a grade 2 and 3 paddle and Nick will be traveling down on the 12th and staying at the Dartbridge Inn. Contact Nick directly if you want to go.. On…
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Abbey Stream trip report

Abbey Stream trip report

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Despite the forecast for rain all day, 4 nomads member and a friend braved the elements and set out from Laleham on the Thames this sunday. Paddling upstream to Penton Hook lock against a slow stream the sky slowly cleared and it became quite a decent mild day without a drop of rain. Above the lock we turned into the narrow Abbey Stream and passed the mobile home park into wooded countryside with kingfishers and herons keeping us company. The stream was largely clear of weed with only a couple of fallen trees to limbo and we continued under the M3 to the site of the old Abbey where we had a pleasant lunch on a handy picnic table. Continuing refreshed we passed a couple of farms and country houses…
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