Late October Events

Greetings All.   The BCC Christmas Party will be held December 6 at the Homestead Inn.   Reservations will be limited to 1st 90.   Believe it or not, over the past 5 years we have been limited in space.   Will send more details in 3 weeks.

Susan Wilson (recreational paddler) is organizing a Float to the Duck this Saturday (October 12).  The current plan is to meet at the New Stanton interchange on the Turnpike at 11:30 AM.  We will car pool to Washington’s Landing (approximately 2.5 miles from the Point in Pittsburgh).   Plan to be on the water around 1 pm and paddle to the Point to the see the large yellow Duck that has been hanging out in Pittsburgh.   We get some camera shots and mill around the Fountain.   The plan is to then paddle back across the Allegheny River to the North Shore and visit a pub/restaurant near Heinz Field and PNC Park.   Eat/drink then paddle back up stream to Washington’s Landing.   Expect to be completed by 5 PM.   We will need RSVP’s so we know who we are meeting.  Call Susan (814)926-3199 or Steve at (814)241-9800.

*All boats MUST have F&B or appropriate State Park registration*   PFD’s are a MUST.

The BCC will be having their last Middle Yough Trip on Sunday, October 13.   Class II paddle.   weather looks to cooperate and fall foliage should be peaked.   Meet at RamCat put-in at 10 am.   Run shuttle and be on water by 11 am.   Bring a lunch for on the river.    no RSVP needed.   Usually done around 3 pm.

The next BCC meeting is scheduled for October 16 (Wednesday) at the Crow’s Nest!    Start time is 7 PM.

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