Contact / Registration:
Kevin & Anita Miller -- register at firstname.lastname@example.org
Location / Time: Launch from along Wavey Creek Road at 10:00 AM. There are actually many places to launch along that road. Please plan to arrive at 9:30. Kevin & Anita will arrive very early to help guide you to the exact launch location.
Carpooling: It is customary for paddling partners to carpool together. Otherwise, if you are bow paddler who'd like to catch a ride with someone carrying a canoe or kayak, let us know.
Description: There are 4 different possible routes -- plus variations -- and many possible distances.
We've launched from Wavey Creek Road 3 times in the past 3 years:
September 2022. Our GPS track is here. Launch to take-out was 5 hours / 21 km, which included lunch.
May 2021. Our GPS track is here. Launch to take-out was 4½ hours / 19 km, which included lunch at Netley Creek Provincial Park.
May 2020. Our GPS track is here. Launch to take-out was 3 hours / 13 km, which included lunch and a stop for a beachside porta-potty break … and conversation with the cottage owner.
On September 13 we can paddle one of these 3 routes or the 4th route up Muckle Creek ... depending on what attendees want to do.
Wavey Creek, Medicine Creek, Muckle Creek, and Netley Creek are very wide "creeks" in most places -- much wider than the Seine River and the La Salle River. Backflow from Lake Winnipeg and the Red River provides reliable water depth and minimal current.
Lunch: We’ll stop for lunch at an appropriate location at an appropriate time.
Toilets: There aren't any formal toilets along our paddling route.
Boats: If you don’t have a canoe or kayak, we can try to partner you with a canoe owner who is looking for a bow paddler.
Rating: Novice (bow paddler in the canoe of an experienced stern paddler) to intermediate.
Bring: Lunch, water, sunscreen, your name tag, and extra warm clothes.