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9th Annual Winter Adventure Weekend - January 25-28, 2018


Carter Caves State Resort Park, Kentucky


All Level 4 Field Trips

 

Level 4:

Level 4 trips have a minimum age limit of 15, some Level 4 trips require a minimum age of 18 and will note this in the trip description. These trips involve SPECIAL SKILLS which you will need to know before hand. Some of these trips require specific personal equipment. (See individual trip descriptions for details.) Trips can last up to 6 hours in length.




Friday 10:00am    Pine TreePine TreePine TreePine Tree   
Trip #13: Tygart's Creek Regretta - Level: 4 - Duration: 6 hours - Limit: 12 people - 9 Spots Open

This is a 6-mile canoe trip that navigates you through the Tygarts Creek Gorge. Kentucky's most scenic limestone gorge. You will be on the creek for at least 3.5 hours. It is cold and wet, especially if you swamp! Because of the remoteness of the gorge and limited access, there is no turning back once you start. Needless to say this trip is not for beginners. Canoes, paddles, and vests will be provided. You should bring water, lunch or a snack for we will be eating lunch along the creek. Required Equipment includes the correct attire for cold weather paddling, a wet or dry suit is highly recommended, if not you are required to have a complete change of clothes in a dry bag. There are no exceptions to the required equipment, and the trip leaders can remove you from the trip if you do not meet the requirements. This trip can be canceled if the creek is frozen over. If this happens you can cancel your registration and receive a full refund or we can register you for other trips during the weekend.

Meets at Welcome Center. Transportation required.




Saturday 9:00am    Pine TreePine TreePine TreePine Tree   
Trip #72: Tygart's Creek Regretta - Level: 4 - Duration: 6 hours - Limit: 12 people - 10 Spots Open

This is a 6-mile canoe trip that navigates you through the Tygarts Creek Gorge. Kentucky's most scenic limestone gorge. Youu will be on the creek for at least 3.5 hours. It is cold and wet, especially if you swamp! Because of the remoteness of the gorge and limited access, there is no turning back once you start. Needless to say this trip is not for beginners. Canoes, paddles, and vests will be provided. You should bring water, lunch or a snack for we will be eating lunch along the creek. Required Equipment includes the correct attire for cold weather paddling, a wet or dry suit is highly recommended, if not you are required to have a complete change of clothes in a dry bag. There are no exceptions to the required equipment, and the trip leaders can remove you from the trip if you do not meet the requirements. This trip can be canceled if the creek is frozen over. If this happens you can cancel your registration and receive a full refund or we can register you for other trips during the weekend.

Meets at Welcome Center. Transportation required.




Saturday 10:00am    Pine TreePine TreePine TreePine Tree   
Trip #87: BYOK - Paddle Trip - Level: 4 - Duration: 6 hours - Limit: 12 people - 11 Spots Open

Paddle your way on this 6 mile KAYAK trip that navigates you through the Tygarts Creek Gorge. Kentucky's most scenic limestone gorge. You will be on the creek for at least 3.5 hours. It is cold and wet, especially if you flip your boat! Needless to say this trip is not for beginners! If you have not figured it out BYOK stands for bring your own kayak. The park provides the transportation shuttle from the Welcome Center and guides for your trip down Tygarts Creek. Required equipment includes; kayak, paddle, PFD (life jacket), helmet and the correct attire for cold weather paddling. A wet or dry suit is highly recommended, if not you are REQUIRED to have a complete change of clothes in a dry bag. There is no exceptions to the required equipment, and the trip leaders can remove you from the trip if you do not meet the requirements. Bring a pack lunch or snacks for we will be stopping for lunch on the creek. We will load your kayaks on our trailer at the Welcome Center then head for the put in point. This trip can be canceled if the creek is frozen over. If this happens you can cancel your registration and receive a full refund or we can register you for other trips during the weekend.

Meets at Welcome Center. Transportation required.