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Forum: Trips (Official) 09-15-2020, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Ambridger
We're going to try to do like Rich and Patty did,...

We're going to try to do like Rich and Patty did, basically providing a complete dinner, and dividing the cost. And, as mentioned, with Dustins help, we are going to put together a breakfast as well....
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-14-2020, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 206
Posted By Ambridger
Buckaloons UPDATE:

ATTENTION Buckaloons Campers: Dustin and his girls have offered to bring some fresh eggs for breakfast, and we will get breakfast sausage. Also, we found our camping griddles, so I'm going to bring...
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-01-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 416
Posted By Ambridger
Buckaloons Camping

Buckaloons Camping:
Warren PA
Sept 18 – 20
Allegheny River & Conewango Creek – sections TBD
Trip leaders – Mark & Jodi Vallecorsa

I’ve recently learned that Rich & Patty will not be leading...
Forum: Trips (Official) 08-19-2020, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By Ambridger
Today the Clarion is reading around 2.15 at...

Today the Clarion is reading around 2.15 at Cooksburg. We were up there in 2018 and with the gauge around 2.4 we were working to find enough water to float. Some of the Clarion / Cook Forest pages on...
Forum: Trips (Official) 07-18-2020, 07:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ambridger
cancelled due to predicted weather: 80% rain -...

cancelled due to predicted weather: 80% rain - possibly severe storms
Forum: Trips (Official) 07-17-2020, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ambridger
I hope to paddle the lake after we picnic. There...

I hope to paddle the lake after we picnic. There is also a swim beach at the lake. I'm continuing to monitor the forecast.
Forum: Trips (Official) 07-14-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By Ambridger
Woodcock Lake - Picnic

CANCELLED DUE TO PREDICTED WEATHER: 80% RAIN - POSSIBLY SEVERE STORMS

It's picnic time! This Sunday, July 19th, 11am at Woodcock Lake Park, Meadville PA ... this is also typically when we hold one...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 06-09-2020, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,010
Posted By Ambridger
Picnic Survey

So I'm hoping to generate a lil discussion among club members here. I'm starting to think about the club picnic. I want to know how folks are feeling about a picnic in the post Corona world. Woodcock...
Forum: Trips (Unofficial) 05-30-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ambridger
CANCELLED: The gauge has continued to climb...

CANCELLED: The gauge has continued to climb through the night. In the interest of safety, despite having already loaded boats and gear onto the car, I am cancelling. We shall live to paddle another...
Forum: Trips (Unofficial) 05-29-2020, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ambridger
Folks, I'm watching the gauge. I'm told max is...

Folks, I'm watching the gauge. I'm told max is 7.5, but I don't want to max run it. The overnight forecast is looking good, but I will post a definite GO or NO GO at 8am.
Forum: Trips (Unofficial) 05-27-2020, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,420
Posted By Ambridger
Canoe City - Saturday - 11am

CANCELLED: The gauge has continued to climb through the night. In the interest of safety, despite having already loaded boats and gear onto the car, I am cancelling. We shall live to paddle another...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 05-18-2020, 10:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,919
Posted By Ambridger
NRS.com has lots of videos about various boating...

NRS.com has lots of videos about various boating topics, including several about throw bags. Click the "learn" tab at the top of their page and scroll through the topics, or use their search bar. And...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 05-17-2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,369
Posted By Ambridger
That is a paddling story that will not soon be...

That is a paddling story that will not soon be forgotten! Glad everyone is safe.
Forum: Trips (Official) 02-24-2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,486
Posted By Ambridger
We may want to decide on the procrastinators...

We may want to decide on the procrastinators party at the club picnic. If we wait till December we may be procrastinating at the planning meeting. I'll try to keep that in the back of my mind but I...
Forum: Local Waters 01-16-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,992
Posted By Ambridger
Saw a post today that the Metroparks is seeking...

Saw a post today that the Metroparks is seeking advisory board members. I saw no mention of a residency requirement. You guys should get on there and get to advising.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 01-05-2020, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,349
Posted By Ambridger
The 2019 season had some ups and downs for Jodi...

The 2019 season had some ups and downs for Jodi and I:

We started the season by participating in the "Ice Breaker" paddle on the Shenango. We were each out there in our cold water gear and solo...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 12-25-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,317
Posted By Ambridger
Merry Christmas Stan.

Merry Christmas Stan.
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 11-21-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,039
Posted By Ambridger
We want to thank everyone for their kind words...

We want to thank everyone for their kind words and support during this terrible time. It was indeed comforting to get messages, phone calls, and even visits from so many of you. Thank you all so...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 11-10-2019, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,298
Posted By Ambridger
I purchased 2 sets of plastic shelving from...

I purchased 2 sets of plastic shelving from Aldi's and have my two canoes stacked one above the other on the shelving, with the shelving spread such that each end of the canoe is supported and...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 10-26-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,510
Posted By Ambridger
I purchased a dry suit that was on sale a few...

I purchased a dry suit that was on sale a few years ago. I have only used it for the Chilly Chili Run, and thankfully I did not go for a swim. It is not insulated, but is supposed to keep you dry....
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-12-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,720
Posted By Ambridger
We will run our own shuttle.

We will run our own shuttle.
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-12-2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,720
Posted By Ambridger
I make a motion for a return to "The Branding...

I make a motion for a return to "The Branding Iron" after the paddle. I'll bring my fire extinguisher.
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-12-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,720
Posted By Ambridger
Mark & Jodi are in like Flinn, maybe even like...

Mark & Jodi are in like Flinn, maybe even like Quinn … the mighty Quinn.
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-27-2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,867
Posted By Ambridger
Jodi and I are going to come out Saturday PM as...

Jodi and I are going to come out Saturday PM as well. See everybody there. Hoping for enough water in the crick.

Judy, I'm certain you will win "furthest distance travelled".
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-02-2019, 10:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,326
Posted By Ambridger
Pittsburgh Paddle 2019

Pittsburgh Paddle:

Sunday, Sept 15, 10:30 am

Meeting at Southside Riverfront Park ( 12 South 18th Street, Pittsburgh PA 15203 )

We will drop boats at Southside Riverfront Park, then shuttle...
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