Three-day trip on North Saskatchewan from Nordegg to Rocky Mountain House.
Requires good river paddling skills, being able to get to the inside of fast corners, and being able to recognize and avoid log jams and sweepers. Good eddy turns, ferrying and setting skills are nice to have too!
Parking will be on the Kraft Farm a couple miles upstream from the fort boat launch/landing. A 7 passenger van will shuttle drivers for a flat rate of $125. We'll split the van cost by the number of vehicles... this is incentive to share, cut CO, and help reduce our vehicle count down to 7.
Friday - some folk may want to drive out and camp near Nordegg or at the FTR/Nordegg bridge... but it is a long weekend and campsites fill early, and random camping at the bridge can be noisy.
6:00 AM - The Lunds are leaving town
9:25 AM - arrival at the Bridge - river left, upstream of the bridge in the old gravel pit - NOT on the south bank! UNLOAD quickly
10:00 AM - Drivers return to the Kraft Farm
11:15 AM - Taxi departs to return drivers to the bridge
12:30 PM - Drivers return to bridge
1:00 PM - crew pushes off
1:43 PM - crew stops for late lunch at some quiet, sunny spot
5:30 - 6:00 PM - stop to camp below Saunders
7:30 AM wake up Call
9:30 AM depart
Camp either at the Devils Elbow if it is not too crowed or at Old Stoney
7:00 AM wake up Call
9:00 AM - depart
2:00 PM - pull into the historic site boat launch - one vehicle should be there to shuttle drivers up to the Kraft farm
3:00 PM - depart for home
Donations will be accepted for the Krafty Mel Rum & Parking fund