Symonds Yat trip report

Symonds Yat trip report

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On the 7th of September four Nomads and a friend met up at Symonds Yat west campsite for a weekend on the Wye led by Matt Greenshields and Nigel Atkinson. We got an early start and paddled off from Kern Bridge under a cloudy sky which brightened up as we paddled. This 9 mile section was a warm up for Symonds Yat rapids later, so we took things easily and enjoyed the fantastic scenery and wildlife including swans, a kingfisher and some curious cows. On the way down Dan tried out break-outs and break-ins behind the fishermens' groynes in preparation for the faster water to come and we all had a good time observing the comic paddling style of stag parties in rented canadian canoes. We made such good time…
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