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PCC Overnight Intro to Expedition Canoeing

  • 13 Aug 2022
  • 14 Aug 2022
  • Atsion Lake ~ Mullica River in the Pine Barrens
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PCC Overnight Intro to Expedition Canoeing

Atsion Lake ~ Mullica River in the Pine Barrens

Dates: August 13 & 14 

Prerequisites: Intermediate Level Paddler - slow-moving twisty windy river

* Open to PCC Club Members and individuals who have taken a novice rec kayak or canoe class.

Number of People:

2 leaders - Jere Downs (solo rec kayak) & Jeff Fetterman (solo canoe)

14 people maximum - 6 people minimum (sign up first-come, first-serve.

Cost: $2 per campsite (We will need to reserve them in advance.)

Suggested Route: Mullica River Overnight - about 12 miles

Starting Point - Atsion Lake Ranger Station

Campground  - Primitive camping at Mullica River Campground

Fires Permitted

Pump water

Pit toilets (bring TP)

* Evening Class on Expedition Planning and Equipment (Optional) 

End Point - Batsto Village on Rt 542

Recommended Boats:

Rec Kayaks - shorter in length

Solo or tandem canoes

Lodging:

Bring your own tent, pad, and sleeping bag (camp chair optional)

Food:

No ALCOHOL permitted in NJ State Parks

Pack and Manage your Food, Gear, and Firewood

Meals on Trail: 

Day #1 - Lunch, Snacks, & Dinner

Day #2 - Coffee/Tea, Breakfast & Snacks

Friday Night pre-trip ZOOM/In-person Meeting at the PCC - SHAKEDOWN 

Questions Contact: Jere Downs (502.376.2352) or Jeff Fetterman jeffreyfetterman@gmail.com



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