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#10 Kayak - Lake Massabesic - Clair's Landing Boat Ramp - Fall Foliage Paddle

  • 30 Sep 2023
  • 10:00 - 14:00
  • 82 Chester Road Auburn, NH


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    this will prohibit online payment for Trips with big dollar amounts that incur a 3% transaction fee. On a $1700 trip that would be $51.00 per trip registrant.

Registration is closed
  • Cancelled 9/29 due to weather prediction of rain and cloudy weather with temperatures 58-63 degrees for Saturday 9/30. NKC
  • Registrations close 24 hours prior to the paddle = 9/29 Fri at 10am
  • This trip is appropriate for Blue/Black - Intermediate Paddling Level and Green Advanced Beginner Paddling Level paddlers.
  • Blue/Black - Intermediate Paddling Level:  able to paddle casual & continuous 3-5hrs + including experience & strength for control in challenging currents and windy situations.
  • Green Advanced Beginner Paddling Level:  casual paddling abilities 2-3hrs traveling at a slower moderate pace.  Adv. Beg. may lag behind the INT paddlers with 1 or 2 Trip Leaders remaining if the group splits.
  • Meet Time: 10:00 am  
  • Launch time:  BIB (butts in boats,) 10:30 am                                
  • Paddling Time:  2.5 - 3 hours (1-1 1/2 hrs each way)                                  Be respectful of others.  Be early and on time to depart at BIB!                                                                      
  • EVENT DETAILS - Lake Massabesic:  We will paddle along the shoreline of this section of the lake.  Since 1874, Lake Massabesic has served as the drinking water supply for over 159,000 people in the regional Manchester area. The lake appropriately gets its name from a Native American word meaning "the place of much water" as the lake covers over 2,500 acres in Manchester and Auburn, NH.  As Lake Massabesic is a pubic water supply, boat access has the restriction of NO contact between the boater and the water.  Wear boots if you need to access your boat from the shoreline.  Use the kayak boat ramp to enter the lake without human contact to the water.                                                                                           

    As a NH Ski Club member, I will make sure I have the right supplies & equipment to keep myself safe while participating in this event along with any guest(s) I choose to bring.  I will keep up & stay with the group(s).  I will release my emergency contact information to the Trip Organizer and provide any guest(s) name and emergency contact information prior to the paddle.

    • Checklist of things to bring:

    - PFD - Paddle(s) - Plenty of drinking water - Lunch/Snacks
    - Bathing Suit/Towel/HAT - Insect repellent - Sunscreen 
    - Water Toys... Pumps double nicely as a water squirter!
    - Rain Gear!... two 10 gallon bags have multi uses.                                    - Glasses Keeper - Water shoes... NO Flip Flops - BOOTs if you enter the water at the shoreline.  - No Cotton  - Bring appropriate warm clothing if the temperature dictates.

    AS A CONDITION OF ATTENDING THIS KAYAK DAY TRIP, YOU AGREE TO: Hold harmless, and indemnify the organizer(s) and their relations and heirs, and all members and participants of the NH Ski Club from any and all claims for injury, illness, death, and/or property damage including those caused by negligence, ignorance, inexperience and other reasons. You also agree to assume all mental, physical, financial, and/or other risk associated with this NHSC activity. Kayaking, camping, hiking, skiing, bicycling and other activities pose inherent risks and dangers. Participation in these activities is voluntary and dependent upon your own personal judgement. In the interest of safety, wearing a US Coast Guard approved Lifejacket (PFD), securely fitted is required while paddling with this group  

    All Guest(s) will be required to sign a Disclaimer-Liability Release with emergency contact information.

    Trip Organizers - Nancy KC  -    603-533-7576

    Trip Leaders - Michele Bernier

     New Hampshire Ski Club.

    P.O. Box 6072, Manchester, NH 03108


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