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Forum: General Paddling Discussion 11-06-2019, 09:52 AM
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Posted By JPTolson
Rio Grande

Twenty years ago I did a five-day, outfitter-supported camping trip on the Rio Grande in the Big Bend region; about 40 years ago a buddy and I did a four-day canoe camping trip on the North Fork of...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 11-05-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 375
Posted By JPTolson
In the 10 years that I've belonged to TCT, the...

In the 10 years that I've belonged to TCT, the most distant club trip that I recall was to Pine Creek in north central Pennsylvania.

Occasionally club members do farther flung trips on their own:...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 10-28-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By JPTolson
2020 Western PA Solo Canoe Rendezvous

TCT,
I received the message below from Bruce Kemp regarding next year's Western Pennsylvania Solo Canoe Rendezvous.
JP

Well here’s the regular October-prior-way-in-advance invitation to...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 10-25-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 420
Posted By JPTolson
The wet suit is intended to warm the water...

The wet suit is intended to warm the water between it and your skin. (Some wear a thin layer of polypro beneath the wet suit.) In theory, you should not need to change out of the wet suit once...
Forum: Local Waters 10-25-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By JPTolson
Lowellville Dredging

Saw this news report (https://www.wfmj.com/story/41234142/lowellville-river-restoration-project-begins?fbclid=IwAR00Jw8gOuCI3jC4fKC6vyFPxWhgicv3jYBy7HubIXuOE-GeiPl120ept4A#.XbOEfymfGks.facebook) on...
Forum: Yaking Humor 10-20-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By JPTolson
Car topping: Kayak versus Canoe

Another of boating's imponderables...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 10-18-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 147
Posted By JPTolson
Scenic Shenango

It’s a very scenic run and nearly all flat water. I can recall one very small rapid near the end when the river level was low. Shenango River Watchers arranges a dam release for enough water to make...
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-16-2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,209
Posted By JPTolson
Radio Rapids

This album (http://www.trumbullcanoetrails.org/forum/album.php?albumid=346&page=2) has a number of shots of paddlers enjoying Radio Rapids during the club trip in 2016.
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-16-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,209
Posted By JPTolson
Downriver of US Route 224

Radio Rapids is just downriver of US Route 224. Its name comes from the club. On a Sunday club trip a number of years ago, one of the paddlers was listening to the Browns game on an unsecured...
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-14-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,209
Posted By JPTolson
Tom, I'm sure Mike will have it scouted. JP

Tom,
I'm sure Mike will have it scouted.
JP
Forum: Trips (Official) 10-14-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,209
Posted By JPTolson
Trip Arrangements from TCT October Newsletter

Here is the information on the Lowellville to Coverts Crossing trip on the Mahoning from the October TCT Newsletter.

Fall Color Run Part 2 (may be?)
Mahoning River-Lowellville to Coverts Crossing...
Forum: Local Waters 10-07-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By JPTolson
Thanks for the trip report, Mike. Sounds like a...

Thanks for the trip report, Mike. Sounds like a nice time on the water. Will you be buying the livery:3:?
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 10-06-2019, 02:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By JPTolson
Idyllic! Must have been after skeeter season. Do...

Idyllic! Must have been after skeeter season. Do you know where it was shot? And did the dog sleep in the tent??? Thanks for posting.
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-30-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By JPTolson
Glad to hear that there was enough water for the...

Glad to hear that there was enough water for the trip and thanks for posting photos. While looking at the images, there appears to be a solo paddler in a third (red) canoe or are my eyes deceiving...
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-28-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By JPTolson
Contact Trip Leader

Anyone looking for trip status updates should call or email Pete Milliken, the trip leader, using his contact information listed above. Pete is not registered on this website. The trip information...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 09-26-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By JPTolson
This from a post on Facebook about a week ago...

This from a post on Facebook about a week ago regarding Foster Park to Rotary Park on the Mahoning: "We just did that part Sunday. No dragging on the bottom, but we had to portage two times in...
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-24-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,219
Posted By JPTolson
No, we had to wait for the slower paddlers to...

No, we had to wait for the slower paddlers to catch up!:3:
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-23-2019, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,219
Posted By JPTolson
Big thanks to the Allens; paddlers gone astray!

Huge thanks to Rich and Patty Allen for leading a wonderful car camping and paddling trip on the Allegheny River last weekend. The weather, water, and scenery were terrific; the food was bountiful...
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-20-2019, 05:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By JPTolson
Tuscarawas River, Sunday, September 29

TCT, Posting this for Pete. Note RSVP to Pete by Tuesday, Sept. 24 at his contact information below.

Tuscarawas River - Trip Leader Pete Milliken
When-Sunday, Sept. 29 -

Where- NTR Canoe...
Forum: Trips (Official) 09-18-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,219
Posted By JPTolson
Able to make it

Planning to be there this weekend. Looking forward to it!
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 09-08-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 384
Posted By JPTolson
New River Rendezvous

For a number of years, a loosely knit group of paddlers from different clubs in the Mid-Atlantic region have been meeting over Labor Day weekend to paddle different sections of the New River in West...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 08-27-2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 505
Posted By JPTolson
Ken, Thanks for the link. Those topo maps are...

Ken, Thanks for the link. Those topo maps are tough to figure out! River mile might be the easiest of the hand-written items to decipher. I've seen a much cleaner map of the Allegheny that has river...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 08-19-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By JPTolson
Registration Deadling is August 23

I just noticed that the registration deadline for the MCS is this Friday, August 23 for anyone who is thinking about attending. The weekend is jam-packed with many courses...
Forum: Trips (Unofficial) 08-17-2019, 01:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 586
Posted By JPTolson
Shenango River Watchers' Fall Paddlefest

The Shenango River Watchers' Fall Paddlefest (https://shenangoriverwatchers.org/category/events/) is Saturday, October 19. It's a nine mile run from the put in below the dam at Pymatuning Lake to...
Forum: General Paddling Discussion 08-17-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 522
Posted By JPTolson
2019 Midwest Canoe Symposium

The annual Midwest Canoe Symposium (http://freestylecanoeing.com/midwest-canoe-symposium/) (MCS) will be held September 6-8 at Camp Butler in Peninsula, Ohio. Participating in this event is an...
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