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Sunday Paddle - Violettes / GW Canal Loop - 9:30

We will return to Violettes Lock this week. Our route will take us across the Potomac, down through the islands on the VA side, back across the Potomac, then up the C&O Canal where we may find that this year’s crop of persimmons are ripe enough to pick. No shuttle required.

Please let Jackie Hoglund know if you will be joining,, 301-661-6916.

Weather reports show partly cloudy skies with temps in the high 50s. The predicted water level is 3.2' on the Little Falls gauge, with water temps in the 60s.

PFDs are required for all. Helmets are required for kayakers using spray skirts and highly recommended for all others. Airbags are strongly encouraged for boats without other means of flotation. Please dress appropriately. If you need safety equipment, please advise the trip coordinator in advance.

When: Sunday, October 17, 2021, 9:30 AM until 12:30 PM
Where: Violettes Lock Parking Lot, 13948 Violettes Lock Rd, Poolesville, MD
Category: Class I/II

CCA Tips for Covid-19
• Stay in small groups of 10 or less, keep recommended social distancing, on and off the river.
• Avoid carpooling except with pandemic-fellows like family members, etc.
• Do not attend if you think that you may have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the past two weeks, or if you have any of the signs and symptoms of COVID-19, including but not limited to: fever or chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea. Please call your medical provider for any symptoms that are concerning to you.
• Wear a proper fitting and functioning face mask covering mouth and nose in parking lots when social distancing cannot be maintained.
• Pack a mask in a zip lock bag in your PFD. Carry hand sanitizer.
• Stay in everyone’s comfort
Sunday, October 17, 2021, 9:30 AM until 12:00 PM
Violettes Lock
13948 Violettes Lock Road
Poolesville, MD  20874

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Jackie Hoglund
301-661-6916 (p)
2-Trips-PN-Class I/II
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only