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Canoe&Kayak, Experienced Paddlers, Kayak/Camping on the Hudson River

Date and Time

Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - Thursday, August 6, 2020

Location

Hudson, NY,
New York, Hudson River Valley,
NY

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Registration is closed

Overview

We'll basecamp on an island (Stockport Middle Ground) just north of Hudson, NY. Day paddles include (1) up Stockport Creek to a waterfalls, into a marsh plus the option to visit an 1874 lighthouse and (2) visiting the ruins of an 1885 Hudson River ice house and Rattlesnake Island. This is an outing for experienced paddlers who feel comfortable paddling with tugs, large barges and ocean-going freighters. Sometimes the water gets rough. Be prepared to cross the river. Kayaks must be a minimum of 13.5 ft. and have dual waterproof bulkheads. Bring a bilge pump, spray skirt, extra paddle, first aid kit, food, drinking water and camping gear, including a stove. As per the Club's guidelines, gear & food cannot be shared. PFDs must be worn while on the water. Please review the Club's Covid-19 guidelines while registering. Registration before July 31st is required to participate in this activity.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free

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Tug & barge on the Hudson

Activity

Paddling - Sea Kayaking

Offered By

N.Y. - North Jersey

Status

Open

Audience

Adults (18+)


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