Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Snow Wednesday, but paddle set for Saturday

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Yes, the snow is coming, but on Saturday, Oct. 30, Dave and Mary Finck and Larry Braaten are hosting another cruise, this one on Split Rock Creek in Brandon.

The start time is set for 12:30 p.m. at McHardy Park in Brandon. Do not unload your kayaks or canoes because the group will gather at the park, then drive to the northwest side of Corson for the start.

Participants will drop off boats, then move vehicles back to McHardy Park.There are several small rapids on that stretch of the creek and one portage in the gravel pit. It is a good place for a little break.

Dave said he hopes to see you at this event. If you have any questions you can call him at 605-366-6844.

Weather for Brandon on Saturday: Slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with highs near 59. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Big Sioux trip set for Sunday

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Dave and Mary Finck and Larry Braaten are planning a trip on Sunday, Oct. 24. Gather at 12:30 p.m at the Grandview area, and then paddle down to Klondike .

We will shuttle vehicles first.

The starting spot is just NE of Lake Alvin. It is the road that runs over the Big Sioux River, crossing to become 140th St. It is also called the Grandview Covenant Church road.

Paddlers will head downstream to Klondike to the Iowa side, and take out there, If you have any questions you can call Dave at 605-366-6844. It is a nice run; hope to see you there

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Another Iowa trip set for Sunday

Here's a quick weather update for the cruise Oct. 10 (tomorrow) in Iowa:
Sunday: Slight chance of showers, thunderstorms after 1. Mostly sunny, highs, 78. E winds 3-7 mph. Chance of precip 20 percent.

Originally uploaded by jayalbionheath
Dave and Mary Finck, our industrious board members and cruise leaders, are inviting you, your neighbors, and everyone who is in the mood for some October fun to join them in Rock Rapids, Iowa, on Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

The club will host a cruise on the Rock River. This is a re-do of a September cruise, and the river is higher and in great shape for canoes or kayaks.

Meet up at the park - it's located in the north central part of Rock Rapids. The town is about 30-40 minutes from Sioux Falls, go east on Iowa State Highway 9 to reach it.

After folks gather, they will shuttle vehicles, then get started on the run. Call Dave if you have questions, 605-366-6844.