Category Trip Reports

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May

Lower Red Mo Trip – Saturday, May 9 2015

Lower Red Mo Trip – Saturday, May 9 2015 By Tad Rimmey On a bright and sunny Saturday morning, we set out from State College heading to the Red Moshannon creek.  We were a small group of four paddlers, three in kayaks and the fourth in a canoe rigged with a center saddle and air …

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Mar

What is a Trip Organizer?

What being a “Trip Organizer” is all about by Joyce Furfaro Let me begin with what a trip organizer is not about. The trip organizer is not responsible for other members’ safety. It is assumed that trip participants have the necessary knowledge and skills, as well as the appropriate paddling and safety gear, for the …

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Jul

Father’s Day Weekend Paddle on the Clarion

Fathers Day Weekend Paddle on the Clarion River by Todd Brunermer My wife and I decided to get away with the family for the weekend of Father’s day this year. The weather forecast was calling for lots of sun and warm weather so the date was set. Food was prepared, popup camper supplied and hooked …

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Jun

All Club Trip – West Branch

Trip Report – West Branch Susquehanna, May 26 Twenty-two CCCC members paddled the Rolling Stone to Karthus section of the West Branch (about 10.5 miles). We put-on the river at 10am and took-out at 4pm. This was one hour later than expected, due to a thunderstorm that caused a pause of almost one hour. The …

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Aug

Bullit Run – Ominous Stump

President’s Notes – The Ominous Stump John and I put the dogs in the car, the boats on the car roof, and headed down to Bullit Run last Saturday for some relaxing paddling. After a brief walk, we put on our life vests (dogs included). We spent 45 mins on the water. The smaller dog, …

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Jun

Susquehanna Downriver Race 1989

What do you do with a 40 lb dog on a hot summer day when you want to paddle in a downriver canoe race? This “historical event” occurred in June 1989 on the Susquehanna River, at Harrisburg, and was sponsored by the (then) twelve-year-old, 135-member Canoe Club of Greater Harrisburg. According to a June 12, …

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Aug

Paddling Divas on the Juniata

Paddling Diva’s On a beautiful Saturday in August the Paddling Diva’s made their maiden voyage down the Juniata River. The morning started with everyone meeting at the Giant plaza parking lot in Lewistown. After trekking to the Giant’s restroom we were ready to go. Anticipation was high and we were all anxious to get on …