Location
Tim Horton’s, Minden
Map Link
Tim Horton’s, Minden
Date/Time
Date(s) - 22 Jun 2019
10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Minden Wild Water Preserve on the Gull River

 

Minden Wild Water Preserve on the Gull River

Saturday June 22, 2019

WhiteWater Kayaking at MindenWild Water Preserve

Description

After a 2-hour road trip from Richmond Hill to Minden, we’ll meet for a coffee at the local Tim Horton’s restaurant (12597 ON-35, Minden) at 10:30am.

At about 11am, we will car-pool to the Minden Wild Water Preserve and then capture videos and photos of rapids, waterfalls and white-water paddlers (kayaks and canoes).

This is an opportunity for members to create unique images for consideration in the assigned competition topic “Motion” in the 2019-2020 season. Recreational and skilled paddlers routinely play in the rapids of the Gull River on spring and summer weekends.

After capturing photos and videos of white-water kayaking, members are encouraged to get together for a late lunch at Minden 50s Diner.

Tripods, ND filters and polarizing filters are recommended.

Warning

Walking and taking photos along the shore of the Gull River can be hazardous due to slippery rocks and obstacles along the shoreline, and due to the strong currents in the river. Members participate at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety.

Members are encouraged to use sun protection (sun screen, brimmed hats, long-sleeve shirts and long pants) and consider bringing insect repellant as a precaution.

Cost

No cost, except that attendees pay for their own food and beverage

 

Schedule (Saturday June 22)

                                   

10:30am Arrive at Tim Horton’s (12597 ON-35, Minden)

11:15am Arrive at Minden Wild Water Preserve Harrington Park (1782

                     Horseshoe Lake Road, Minden)

Afterwards Late Lunch at Minden 50’s Diner (12311 ON-35, Minden)

Optional Photo Opportunity (“Abandoned”)

After lunch, some of us might drive a bit further north to photograph some abandoned buildings, to capture images suitable for our “Abandoned” competition theme:

Photography Tips – White Water Kayaking

Registration

                                   

  • Please register on our website, so we can coordinate & communicate
  • Registration will be limited to 15 members
  • We’re running this as a “rain-or-shine” event

Contact / Details

                                   

Ron Mantay

 



Registration:

15 spaces
Sorry, this event is fully booked

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