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Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-25-2020, 08:56 AM
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Posted By JPTolson
Pedal Paddle

I’ve known of people in other clubs who did this when they were going out on the river by themselves. Someone once dubbed such a trip as a pedal paddle!
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-24-2020, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By JPTolson
Thanks, Darla. The trip schedule and calendar...

Thanks, Darla. The trip schedule and calendar have been corrected.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-23-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 274
Posted By JPTolson
Interesting idea, Jim. I noticed one of the clubs...

Interesting idea, Jim. I noticed one of the clubs I used to belong to in the DC area did an up and back float last weekend. Not sure all the rules they followed.

I think there would need to be an...
Forum: Trips (Official) 03-22-2020, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By JPTolson
Ice Breaker Memories

Since we had to cancel the 2020 ice breaker run, here's a reminder (http://www.trumbullcanoetrails.org/forum/album.php?albumid=423) from two years ago what it might have been like if we had been out...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 03-21-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 58
Posted By JPTolson
Western PA Solo Canoe Rendezvous

TCT,
Who knows where we will be with the COVID crisis in early June, but I received information below from Bruce Kemp this week on the annual Western Pennsylvania Solo Canoe Rendezvous. Itís the...
Forum: Trips (Official) 03-17-2020, 09:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By JPTolson
Thanks, Mike!

Thanks to Mike and club officers for placing top priority on the health and welfare of the club, community, and nation and for realizing we are all being asked to sacrifice for the greater good at...
Forum: News 03-08-2020, 08:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By JPTolson
Body found in Mahoning River by kayaker

I wonder if we might know someone in the group that found the deceased...
Forum: Paddling Videos 02-27-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By JPTolson
First Descent Paddling in Bhutan

A few people at the planning meeting were talking about this paddling expedition in Bhutan (https://www.wfyi.org/programs/expedition/television/bhutan--white-water). The script seems to go out of its...
Forum: Trips (Official) 02-24-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By JPTolson
There is now a reminder on the schedule to set...

There is now a reminder on the schedule to set the date for procrastinator's at the club picnic.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-24-2020, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By JPTolson
There is a member of the club, BandanaDan on this...

There is a member of the club, BandanaDan on this board, who has done a lot of canoe racing. You may want to get it touch with him.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-24-2020, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By JPTolson
Upper limit of safe paddling?

American Whitewater gives 2,500 cfs as the upper limit for the Harpersfield dam to Hidden Valley Park stretch of river. This appears to be somewhere between 4.7 and 4.8 ft on the Paineville USGS...
Forum: Trips (Official) 02-23-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By JPTolson
***2020 Trip and Event Schedule***

TCT Paddlers,

Here is the club's official schedule for the 2020 paddling season. Watch the Official Trips section of this forum for meeting times and locations posted by the trip leaders. (Trip...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-18-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By JPTolson
Victim Recovered

https://www.whsv.com/content/news/567942061.html
Forum: News 02-15-2020, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 682
Posted By JPTolson
Bruce Ambrose's Mother

TCT,
I learned today that Bruce Ambrose's mother, Patty Ambrose, passed away on Friday morning. Bruce said she was planning to move to assisted living later this month, but her health deteriorated...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 02-14-2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By JPTolson
Accident on Middle Fork of Tygart River

I've seen a few reports on a paddling accident on the Middle Fork of the Tygart River in West Virginia that occurred last Sunday, although I haven't seen any reporting that the paddler has been...
Forum: News 01-27-2020, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By JPTolson
Registration Information

The following was posted by Matthew Smith on TCT's Facebook page:


Registration is now open for the first Ohio Rivers Symposium! This symposium will fill up quickly so do not delay!

Dan Rice,...
Forum: Trips (Official) 01-25-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 386
Posted By JPTolson
February 23

February 23 at the Sunrise Inn in Warren. Not exactly sure of the time, but I imagine it's noonish, same as the procrastinators' party. Watch for the time in the February newsletter.
Forum: News 01-20-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 370
Posted By JPTolson
First Ohio Rivers Symposium

Don Rex shared the announcement below from the Ohio Division of Natural Areas and Preserves Facebook page to the TCT Facebook page.

SAVE THE DATE!

We are excited to announce the first Ohio...
Forum: Off Topic 01-20-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By JPTolson
Bob Danko in the Vindicator!

TCT's own Bob Danko, who is also a member of the Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society, is pictured in today's Vindicator (https://www.vindy.com/news/local-news/2020/01/learning-to-use-telescopes/)...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 01-15-2020, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 278
Posted By JPTolson
The Emerald Mile

I just finished reading The Emerald Mile by Kevin Fedarko about the fastest boat ride ever through the Grand Canyon. The book is terrific! It covers much more than the wild ride of three veteran...
Forum: Local Waters 01-13-2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By JPTolson
What about upstream of Lake Newport?

To continue beating this topic to death...what about the legality of paddling Mill Creek up stream of Lake Newport? The club has had trips where we paddled upstream until the creek was no longer...
Forum: Trips (Official) 01-13-2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 389
Posted By JPTolson
Yes, it was a nice time at the procrastinators'...

Yes, it was a nice time at the procrastinators' Christmas party and I also enjoyed seeing everyone. I think there were 33 in attendance. Jeff Chicase (not sure I spelled the last name correctly) also...
Forum: Local Waters 01-08-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By JPTolson
Several years ago, MCP was engaged in a long-term...

Several years ago, MCP was engaged in a long-term planning process in which park planners sought public input. I recall attending one of the sessions and urged that the creek be opened to paddling....
Forum: Local Waters 01-07-2020, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By JPTolson
The rules

Here are the boating regulations (https://www.millcreekmetroparks.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/boating-regulations-2013.pdf). Note that they say nothing about Mill Creek itself, just that boating...
Forum: Local Waters 01-04-2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,412
Posted By JPTolson
Mill Creek

I was lucky to get out for a hike in Mill Creek Park on New Year’s Day and had a chance to observe the creek between the suspension bridge (Silver Bridge) and the Lake Newport dam. It’s a shame that...
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