Happy Easter weekend to all paddlers! Our official first event, the Earth Day cruise, is set and here are all the details, images, and contacts you will need to take part.
What: An Earth Day cruise, hosted by the South Dakota Canoe Association, the Sierra Club, and the Outdoor Women of South Dakota.
When: 11 a.m. April 19, 2008 (Saturday)
Where: Starts at the parking lot north of the powwow grounds, about one mile north of Flandreau on Highway 13; ends at the Flandreau City Park, about one mile east of the city.
Cost: A shuttle bus service is available if we need it. The cost is $10 for those who want to use the bus. To register, e-mail Deb McIntyre at email@example.com.
Here's an overview map. Remember, you can click on any image in our blog to see a larger version:
Close-ups of the starting and ending points are below. Feel free to send questions to me at my e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org, or post questions to the blog.
With a little luck, we'll get out on the water in the next couple of weeks and add more real-deal intel on the route.