Trip Start Time & Location: 11:30 am at OAC
Trip End Time & Location: 5:30 pm at OAC
Trip Duration (days): 1
Minimum/Maximum Participants: Min 8/Max 10
Pre Trip Meeting: Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at 7:30 pm at OA Rental Center
Early Price & Deadline: Aug. 24, 2012 - $20
Regular Price & Deadline: Sept. 11, 2012 - $25
The primary goal of our trip will be to enjoy each other's company and appreciate our surroundings. Discover beautiful Ann Arbor, and the wildlife on the Huron River. Work on your old skills or build some new ones. Paddling is an experience for everyone! Make some new friends! Everyone will have to work together ensuring that the group stays together and that everyone has a fun, safe adventure. In the process you are bound to make some awesome, new friends!
Activity Difficulty Assessment
No need to have had prior experience. Necessary skills will be taught before and during the trip. Enthusiasm, willingness to learn, and a fondness of nature are all you need! More experienced outdoorspeople are also welcome to freshen up on skills or just hang out with people with similar interests. Must be in good physical condition. This is a trip for all ability levels! Must be able to sit for long periods of time, and use their upper body to propel themselves.
Risks include, but are not limited to: thermoregulatory risks, including hypothermia. With proper preparation and following of guidelines, however, risks can be minimized. Clothing and outerwear must be adequate and will be subject to inspection. Because we will be traveling on water, all participants will be required to wear personal floatation devices. There is a risk of drowning.
Participants are responsible for knowing their personal fitness levels and should determine their ability to participate on this program with their physician. Any concerns regarding your fitness level and general health should be addressed with your physician.
Expectations of Participants
• All participants MUST attend the pre-trip meeting. The date, time and location of this meeting varies from trip to trip, and can be found at the OAC website.
• All participants MUST complete the OA medical information, trip waiver, and trip release forms
• Participants are expected to provide, at their own cost, all personal gear, including but not limited to: backpacks, eating utensils, shoes, and clothing suggested at the pre-trip meeting (waterproof layers, etc).
• All participants must adhere to Outdoor Adventures policies and procedures.