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.