Hoosier Canoe & Kayak Club

SK: Lake Champlain Vermont/New York

  • July 15, 2018
  • July 21, 2018
  • Lake Champlain, New York/Vermont

Destination: Lake Champlain New York/Vermont

Dates:                     July 13- July 15 Optional

July 15 – July 21

Trip Sponsor:         Linda Decker          Email:  lsdecker@att.net

Trip Size:      8 Paddlers

If you are interested in this trip or have questions, please contact me by e-mail as soon as possible. We need to finalize reservations for sites.                    

Trip Overview:  Lake Champlain, nearly 500 sq miles, is often referred to as the “6th Great Lake.” It is located between the Green Mountains to the East in Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains to the West in New York. The area has abundant wildlife and scenic destinations.

                             The trip will be a combination of State Park camping with paddling day trips as well as, island kayak camping.

Preliminary Itinerary:

Date

Location

Itinerary

Friday July 13

Ausable Point Campground

Peru, NY

OPTIONAL:

Arrive to campground

Saturday July 14

Ausable Point Campground

Peru, NY

OPTIONAL:

Day Trip to historic Fort Ticonderoga/ Paddle Lake George

Sunday July 15

Ausable Point Campground

Peru, NY

OPTIONAL:

Day Trip Hiking at Ausable Chasm

Arrive for Kayak Trip

Monday July 16

Ausable Point Campground

Peru, NY

Day trip paddle to historic Valcour Island

Tuesday July 17

Burton Island

Lake Champlain

Drive to Kamp Kill Kare to launch and leave vehicles – Paddle to Burton Island to camp

Wednesday July 18

Knight Island

Lake Champlain

Paddle from Burton Island to Knights Island to camp

Thursday July 19

Knight Island

Lake Champlain

Day trip paddle to Carry In Bay/ lunch at Hero’s Welcome

Friday July 20

Burton Island

Lake Champlain

Paddle to Burton Island to camp

Saturday July 21

Depart

Paddle back to Kamp Kill Kare – Lunch in Burlington Lake Shore

          

Equipment: Sea Kayak, appropriate gear, clothing and safety equipment for variety of weather

Skill Level:   Comfortable paddling in up to 2ft waves, wind, distance 10-15 miles

Hoosier Canoe & Kayak Club

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