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5 day canoe trip algonquin- Barron Canyon (6/28/2017)

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The Basics:
Event Type:Overnight
Event Location: Algonquin Park
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Jun 28 2017  6:00 AM  (Carpool Departure: 6:00 AM   *log in for location*)
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jun 21 2017 5:00:00 PM
Event Duration:5 days
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Coordinator(s): Kevin J
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Member Cost:Voluntary Donation Only (See Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 9 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND WE ARE DOING THIS TRIP AGAIN!! **Experienced Canoeists ONLY – must be 18+** (must be able to carry a canoe with backpack) • Day 1 (Wednesday NIGHT Jun 28): Meetup at carpool then drive up to Achray Campground, Algonquin. Overnight in Achray Campground. • Day 2 (Thursday Jun 29): Quick stop to pick up permits at the outfitter if needed(all canoes will be near Achray Campground, at Grand Lake). Launch in the morning from Grand Lake and paddle to St Andrews. Set up camp at St Andrews. • Day 3 (Friday June 30): from St Andrews to Opalescent Lake + multiple portages. Set up camp in Opalescent Lake. • Day 4 (Saturday July 1): from Opalescent Lake to the Lower Barron + multiple portages. Set up camp in the Lower Barron Canyon. • Day 5 (Sunday July 2): from Lower Barron to Squirrel Rapids. Shuttle back from Squirrel Rapids parking lot to Achray Campground. Drive back to Toronto. You are responsible for arranging your own equipment. If you need help with this I can point you in the right direction.

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Required Items to Bring:
Gear: Sleeping bag. Well insulated sleeping pad. Tent. Dry warm clothes for sitting around the camp after canoeing. Bring your own food, stove, tarps, extra rope and saw.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:TBA
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):900Km
Carpool Departure Time: 6:00 AM
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $180.90 (calculated at total Km * $0.201, effective Saturday, January 20, 2018). This is based on $0.08/Km for maintenance, plus current gas price divide by 9. Your event coordinator will confirm exactly how much money is required from each person.

Final Costs, carpool and gear checks will be worked out in a pretrip plan.
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Voluntary Donation:What is this?)
Suggested donation amount for this event is: $2.00/Person.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
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