Trips in June

Trips in June

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14 June 2015 - Thames and St. Patrick's stream A gentle 5 mile circular paddle up the Thames from Wargrave, lock portage, riverside picnic and return down a beautiful side stream with Matt. 3-4 hours. Currently it looks like there will be no coach on this trip, so for paddlers capable of looking after themselves on grade 1 moving water. Meet at 10.30am at the lay by by the green on the right after Val Wyatt marine just before entering Wargrave on the road from Henley and bring a picnic. See the trip map on Paddlepoints for St Patrick's Stream and the Hennerton Backwater, except we won't be paddling the Hennerton Backwater. For more information please contact Matt. 20-21 June 2015 - Upper and Lower Tryweryn Trip If you are…
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Middle Wye Trip Report

Middle Wye Trip Report

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On the last weekend in February, braving the low temperatures, three members and an ex-member of Nomads set off to mid Wales to run the middle section of the Wye from Builth Wells down to Glasbury, including the infamous 'Hell Hole' rapid at Erwood. Arriving late friday afternoon we went straight to the Hell Hole to inspect river conditions, before checking into the luxury River Cafe B&B at Glasbury, which was also our get out. The river level was just about perfect  (an inch over the bases of the bridge piers at Glasbury) high enough to make the Hell Hole a grade 3 rapid and cover the slabs the whole width of the river, but not spate levels, which make a dangerous river wide stopper. Satisfied with the prospects for…
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