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Old 09-02-2019, 10:06 PM   #1
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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 vehicles to Millvale Riverfront Park, which will be our take-out location. We will launch onto a section of river that we have not paddled in any of our previous Pittsburgh paddles. We will be going down the Monongahela River for two miles to the confluence of the three rivers, where we will reach Point State Park. Before turning up the Allegheny, we will attempt to stop briefly on the ramp at Heinz Field – there is a 1:00 Steeler home game – it should be a festive atmosphere on the north shore that day. There are restrooms near-by at the Carnegie Science Center. We will continue up the Allegheny for three miles to our take-out at Millvale. We have launched our trips out of Millvale in the past.

After the paddle we can visit one of Pittsburgh’s wonderful eateries.

I am asking that everybody wear a PFD, as much of the riverbank is vertical concrete wall along the river in the city. You should have your safety whistle, as the water police may be out-and-about due to the Steeler game. Also, please let me know if you are coming – and if you plan to dine afterwards, such that I can give the restaurant some idea of how many to expect. You can simply reply in this thread.

Traffic in and around the city is generally pretty light on Sunday mornings, but you may encounter some game-day traffic. If using the PA turnpike, exit at Cranberry onto I-79 south to Neville Island (Exit 65), then (right) onto PA 51 south to the 837 split - just before the West End Bridge. Follow PA 837 south into “The Southside”, until you make a left onto South 18th Street, follow S 18th all the way to the river. That route should keep you away from stadium traffic. There are no significant road construction concerns that I am aware of at this time. Feel free to give me a call or text if you want or need additional info … 724-601-9801.
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Old 09-03-2019, 08:42 AM   #2
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I will be there 😁
Will get news letter out tonight 9-3
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Sorry I won't be able to make this. Have fun!
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Old 09-03-2019, 02:25 PM   #4
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I'm planning to make this. Count me as 1 for both.
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Old 09-03-2019, 02:34 PM   #5
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I'm in for paddling and food as long as the weather holds out. I'm not big on paddling in the rain. haha
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Old 09-09-2019, 09:34 PM   #6
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Please put 2 down for both activities! Thank you.
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