PADDLING Training Paddling Whitewater Paddling -- for miles on 06/03/2023 @ 12:00am -- June 3rd – Getting Back to the River – Land and River Scouting Instructor –Lois Hillman Proposed section -Lehigh (Jim Thorpe to Weissport) Enrollment limit: 5 Course Goals: Is your goal to get back on the river? Are you hoping to build some confidence? This course will focus on getting you back to the river and emphasize scouting as a way to grow your confidence and independence on the water. We will be scouting Class 2 rapids and making a plan to reach a given point on the river. We will begin by land scouting then transition those skills to river scouting. (Yes, we will be out of our boats and land scouting). We will review strokes and maneuvers to enhance boat control and reach a determined destination. Weather dependent gear is required *Prerequisite Skills: Paddlers that participated in previous WTC WW training programs.(or equivalent at instructo...
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HIKING Saturday Short Hiking -- for 3-5 miles on 06/03/2023 @ 9:00am - 11:00am -- NOTE: This hike will begin at 9am. Come and see this former Wilmington amusement park. This hike has one hill and does include wooded areas with roots and rocks, so trekking poles are advised.
HIKING Saturday Long Hiking -- for 15 miles on 06/03/2023 @ 9:00am - 2:00pm -- Join us for a fast paced National Trails Day hike. Trails are well traveled with rocks, roots, hills and occasional minor stream crossing. Bring plenty of water, snack and lunch. Mostly wooded trails but have sunblock and bug repellent handy.
HIKING Saturday Medium Hiking -- for 8-9 miles on 06/03/2023 @ 9:00am - 1:00pm -- Bring lunch and water. Carpool with a friend, if you can.
PADDLING Touring Paddling -- for miles on 06/03/2023 @ 9:30am - 3:30pm -- This will be the longer trip from Hawkins Bridge to Beaver Branch, about 9.8 miles. We will meet at Godfrey Bridge, drive together on the sand road up to the put-in at Hawkins Bridge, then set up the shuttle. Meet: Godfrey Bridge parking area (39.68989, -74.54705) Put-in: Hawkins Bridge (39.71448, -74.56591) Take-out: Beaver Branch (39.65067, -74.51888) Please email the leader (Rob McCue, ) to attend and include your cell number. Also, please review the newest Covid-19 policy: WTC Pandemic Safety – Wilmington Trail Club. There is a shuttle.
PADDLING Whitewater Paddling -- for miles on 06/03/2023 @ 10:30am - 4:30pm -- WW Trip- Lehigh River – Glen Onoko to Weisport. More information to come as we get closer to the date. Contact Sharron Lass at for information and to sign up.