River conservation in our region
Monday, May 10 at 7:30 PM via Zoom. Water and river conservation program led by experts from American Rivers. (Our chapter is a member of American Rivers.)
The Kayak and Canoe Club of New Yorl is organizing it, but would love for as many paddlers as possible to attend and take part. People can join the event on Facebook here, or simply follow this zoom link on Monday at 7:30pm: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89082857714?pwd=dGI2ZU90MlVGcGNzaEZ1UENaR1M3QT09
Delaware River, September 21, 2019.
PFDs (life jackets) must be worn on all trips when on the water. Helmets must be worn by all paddling decked boats on Class 2 or higher trips, and for all open boats on Class 3 or higher trips.
For Class 2 and higher trips, paddlers must provide their own equipment: Canoe or kayak suitable for whitewater with flotation and grab loops or handles, a helmet, life jacket, spray skirt for closed boats, paddle and clothing suitable for water & air temperatures. Paddlers must have the necessary skills, be able to wet exit their boat, swim and self-rescue in a rapid: swim boat and self to shore, get back in boat, or Eskimo roll.
Paddling guide books and skills books click here.
AMC interactive stream map of the Pennsylvania Highlands Region. Click here
Electronic trip reporting for leaders For more information, click here.
Join AMC! First time members get a 20 percent discount! Click this link for our secure server.
TRIP RELEASE FORM. Download and read the waiver you must sign to participate on trips! Click here.
Knots for paddlers: Click here
Guide book information & reviews, click here.
Wing Dam, Kelly's Lock and other practice areas. Info and directions.
Rent Club Boats: We have two fully outfitted whitewater solo open canoes which you can rent for $25 a day for use on club trips. Includes paddle & spare, PDF, helmet. To rent, contact Walt Underhill, 610-827-7776 or contact leader.
Download the Delaware Vally Chapter's 2019 Annual Report. Click here.
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