The Rapids Plus: (Shuttle Only) Personal Canoe
|Paddle Time:||Approx. 7 hours|
|Trip length:||18 miles|
|Difficulty Level:||Intermediate; long day of paddling makes it more difficult|
|Check in times:||Must depart by 10am at the latest|
|Additional info:||This trip is only available on weekends. If you are new to paddling, the “Scenic Solitude” river trip would be a better option, where you paddle at your own leisure (not time based).|
|What to wear or bring along:||Sunscreen, water sandals (flip flops may fall off when getting in and out of your boat), a bottle of water, a dry bag (can be rented or purchased at our store).|
PLEASE NOTE: “PERSONAL CANOE” MEANS THAT YOU WILL BE BRINGING YOUR OWN PERSONAL CANOE WITH YOU, AND ONLY USING OUR SHUTTLE SERVICE.
Trip includes use of the CSO launch and pick up service at the Irwin Run launch.
For those looking for a longer trip, this 18 mile trip is sure to please! It combines the “Portland Mills Paddle” with “The Rapids” to create a full day on the river. You will start your trip at our store, and pass by the Portland Mills launch, the Arroyo launch, then head through the “X, Y, Z rapids” finally ending at the Irwin Run launch. This trip is more suitable for those that have some experience on the river, since it is a full day of paddling. It typically takes 6 hours of paddling time (not including stops for lunch). Each trip will include shuttle service to pick you up at the end location. Trip includes canoe, tandem kayak or single kayak (based on your selection). Canoes & Tandem kayaks will include (2) paddles & (2) life jackets. Single kayaks will include (1) paddle & (1) life jacket.
Payment & cancellation policy:
20% down payment is due to reserve your trip. Balance of trip is due on arrival. If you decide to cancel your trip, in order to receive a full refund of your deposit, trip must be cancelled at least 7 days in advance. If cancelled within 2 days of booking, you will receive a partial refund (50%). Cancellations made less than 2 days in advance will not be eligible for any refund. If you do not show up for your trip on the day it is booked, you will see the balance due charged to your credit card.
Please call the store at 814-776-6285 for cancellation. Trips will not be cancelled by Country Squirrel Outfitters unless there are thunderstorms, or the river level exceeds 7′. Rain showers will not warrant cancellation. If Country Squirrel Outfitters cancels the trip, you will receive a full refund for your deposit.