Thursday, February 19, 2009

WKCC Safety Weekend

The WKCC Safety Weekend is scheduled for June 13th and 14th this year, at Fisherman’s Bend Campground on the North Santiam River. This two-day introduction to swiftwater safety and rescue techniques will include topics such as knots, hydrotopography, kayak pin and foot entrapment extraction, paddling-appropriate warm-up and stretching exercises, mechanical advantage systems, swiftwater swimming, throw bag practice and how to deal with strainers.

Participants need to be members of the WKCC, $12 annually. Info is at:

The OKCC will not hold a Safety Day this year.

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