Discovery Islands Lodge — May 25-27

Discovery Islands Lodge (two nights) 

May 25 to May 27

Destination: Discovery Islands Lodge on Quadra Island.

Date: Leave Friday, May 25 and return Sunday May 27th

Time and Meeting Place: Meet at the Quadra Ferry Terminal in Campbell River in time for the 9:30 am sailing. Please plan to arrive by 9:15 am at the terminal.

Description: This is a two night lodge trip. We will paddle ½ day on Friday at Main Lakes, prior to arriving at the lodge. Saturday we plan a full-day paddle to Granite Bay. Sunday is a ½ day of hiking Heriot Ridge before we head home.

Our club has booked the entire lodge, which is a hostel-type accommodation where we have a large kitchen for preparing and sharing meals. Potluck suppers will be coordinated among all participants. Bring your own 3 lunches and 2 breakfasts.

Lodge rooms are for two people in a room.  Costs for Discovery Lodge will be shared among all participants. Approximately $55/night/person, depending on number of participants; we will car pool and share gas/ferry costs.

Please see http://www.discovery-islands-lodge.com for details regarding accommodations and facilities.

Length of Trip: 3 days, Friday is ½ day paddle, Saturday is a full day paddle (5 – 6 hours) and Sunday is a ½ day hike.

Rating: 2a   Go to:  comoxvalleypaddlers.ca/trip-ratings

Coordinator: Marie Maccagno:  maccagno.marie@gmail.com       Co-leader:  Jeanine Maars (no email or contact info here)

Max. People: This trip is limited to 14 people.  Please respond to Marie Maccagno. Each email inquiry will get a response and further correspondence will be only with the people who are coming with us.

Other Conditions: In addition to paddling, we are planning a ½ day hike on Sunday. Please bring comfortable hiking boots and a small day pack for snacks, water, and extra clothing.

Notes:  This is an area of inlets, channels, tidal narrows where currents, winds, and sea conditions change throughout the day. It is mandatory that you have appropriate sea kayak, safety gear, and clothing for the conditions; you must be confident with assisted and self rescue.  

 

 

 

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