Hoosier Canoe & Kayak Club

Flatrock River Trip -Sunday, April 14th

April 09, 2019 11:26 AM | Brent Saucerman (Administrator)

The Flatrock River Trip has been posted to the calendar.  Please register  if you plan to come.

River Class: I-II

Sunday, April 14, 2019

Trip Sponsor/POC:  Brent Saucerman, 317-523-8417

Meeting Time:  9:00 am

Meeting Location: McDonald’s (Love’s Travel Stop) 7880 N Old US Hwy 421, St Paul, IN 47272 / Google Plus Code F92F+5C

Trip Distance:  6.8 miles

Est. Trip Time: 4-6 depending on flow, play opportunities, boat styles, and paddlers

River Gauge: Flatrock River at St. Paul, IN

Gauge Height:  1.4 ft.

Flow:  334 CFS as of Monday, 4/8/19 at 5:30 PM

Put-in:  39.423302, -85.591983 / Google Plus Code CCF5+86

Take-out:  39.418945, -85.678782 / Google Plus Code: C89C+HF

Open to paddlers with knowledge of basic strokes and maneuvering.  Some light whitewater features may be involved.

Boats: SUPs not recommended due to low water level.  Rec and WW canoes and kayaks are appropriate for this reach.

Air Temp: High of 50F / Low of 41F
Water temp (estimated): 45-50F

**Due to water temperatures, a wet suit and paddling jacket or drysuit are recommended.  Dress for immersion due to low air/water temperatures. Cotton clothing should not be worn.**

**If you do not have a drysuit or cold weather wet suit, a dry bag containing a dry change of clothes is required.**

Equipment and supplies: PFD required, drinking water (24-48 oz), lunch/snacks for on the river. Skirts and helmets for WW boaters Please bring rescue gear and first aid kit if you have them and are trained to use.

 

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