Hidden Coast Paddling Adventure

Registration

Registration for the Hidden Coast Paddling Adventure 2017
Steinhatchee/Jena, Florida

Your event fee of $100 will be required at the end of this registration

Please check the brochure below to see all you get for only $100

Your choice of guided paddles and land events from the list below, food, entertainment, choose 1 of 4 digital  Rapid Media magazine subscriptions, T-Shirt,  Guided Fishing Trip, Early Bird Overnight Primitive Camping Trip to a site on the Big Bend Coast and a chance to be a part of this great event.

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Please note that each guided trip is for one registrant only

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If you need a kayak, please contact  Suwannee Guides and Outfitter @  352-542-8331 or River Haven Marina @ 352-498-0709 for rentals, and make sure they have the correct size boat for the trips you select.

The guided paddle trips below are set up for different skill levels which are listed under each Paddle title

Beginner: New to paddling and may need tips and or instructions about paddling strokes, safety procedures, and entering/exiting kayaks. Comfortable on short trips of 1 to 3 miles on protected waters, when wind does not exceed 5 mph.

Novice: Paddlers acquainted with basic paddle strokes and can manage kayak handling independently in winds not exceeding 10 mph on protected waters. Comfortable with trip distances up to 6 miles.

Intermediate: Paddlers with experience in basic strokes and some experience on different venues, including some open water. Comfortable on trip distances of 6 to 10 miles, winds not exceeding 15 mph.

Advanced: Seasoned paddlers who possess skills and experience to paddle most all venues and conditions. Experienced in self-rescues. Should be comfortable paddling more than 10 miles in a day.

PLEASE READ ALL DETAILS BEFORE CHOOSING A PADDLE OR LAND EVENT

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 11th, 2017
Pick one guided trip from the Wednesday trip below.
These choices are for one individual registered paddler only.
Wednesday
October 11th, 2017
11:00 AM
Sponge Point Primitive Overnight Camping Trip 0 SPACES LEFT Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 14' Kayak
Skill Level: Intermediate
Distance: 2.8 Miles Each Way/ 1.5 Hours
PLEASE READ DETAILS BEFORE CHOOSING THIS TRIP

No Sponge Point Camping Trip 

 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12th, 2017
You can only pick one guided trip from the first 3 Thursday events below.
Choose None if you don't intend to paddle.
These choices are for one individual registered paddler only.
Thursday
October 12th, 2017
1:00 PM
Steinhatchee Falls to Jena Paddle  0 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12' Kayak or Canoe
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 8.3 Miles

2:00 PM Steinhatchee Falls to Spurgeon Cheek Paddle  0 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12' Kayak or Canoe
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance:6.7 Miles

3:00 PM Sand Hill Creek Paddle   0 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size:10'
Skill Level: Novice
Distance: 1.2 Miles

  None Thursday PM

 
FRIDAY,  OCTOBER 13th, 2017
Pick one guided trip/event from the Friday trips below.
Choose none if you don't intend to paddle or attend.
These choices are for an individual registered kayaker only.
Friday Morning
October 13th, 2017
8:00 AM
Steinhatchee Falls to Jena Paddle   1 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12' Kayak or Canoe
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 8.3 Miles

Clay Creek Loop   0 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 14' Kayak
Skill Level: Intermediate
Distance: 5.8 Miles      

Pine Log Creek North Loop   3 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12'  Kayak
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 2.8 Miles

Lazy Island Paddle   4 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 14'  Kayak
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 5.5 Miles

Upper Dallus Creek Paddle/Hike   6 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12'  Kayak
Skill Level: Novice
Distance: 1.5 Mile Paddle, 1.1 Mile Hike

9:00 AM Dallus Creek to Jena Paddle  0 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 14' Kayak
Skill Level: Advanced
Distance: 11 Miles
Note: if you choose the above paddle you cannot choose any other on Friday except the Sunset Paddle due to the time involved

Pine Log Creek South Loop  6 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12' Kayak
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 2.5 Miles

YOGA For Paddlers OPEN TO ALL
Location: Steinhatchee Community Center. Bring your own mat.

  None Friday AM

Pick one guided trip from the Friday afternoon trips below. Choose None if you don't intend to paddle or attend.
Friday Afternoon
October 13th, 2017
1:00 PM
Intro to Kayak Fishing Part 1 (Land Portion) 6 SPACES LEFT  Details
Note: This 2 part trip automatically signs you up for Part 2 on Saturday
PLEASE READ DETAILS BEFORE CHOOSING THIS TRIP

Steinhatchee Spoil Island Paddle   3 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 14'  Kayak
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 5 Miles

Steinhatchee Falls to Jena Paddle   6 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12' Kayak or Canoe
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 8.3 Miles      

2:00 PM Steinhatchee Falls to Spurgeon Cheek Paddle  1 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12' Kayak or Canoe
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance:6.7 Miles

Pontoon Boat River Cruise 6 SPACES LEFT

YOGA For Paddlers OPEN TO ALL
Location: Steinhatchee Community Center. Bring your own mat.

3:00 PM Pontoon Boat River Cruise 8 SPACES LEFT

Sand Hill Creek Paddle   9 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size:10'
Skill Level: Novice
Distance: 1.2 Miles

6:30 PM Sunset Paddle  0 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: Kayak
Skill Level: Novice
Distance: 1.5 Miles

  None Friday PM

 
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14th, 2017
Pick one guided trip from the first block of options below OR one each from the AM and PM blocks.
Choose None if you need some time off.
These choices are for an individual registered kayaker only.
Saturday Morning
October 14th, 2017
8:00 AM
Intro to Kayak Fishing Part 2 - Guided Trip  6 SPACES LEFT  Details
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM   
PLEASE READ  ABOVE DETAILS BEFORE CHOOSING THIS TRIP
Note:  This trip automatically signs you up for Part 1 on Friday Afternoon
If you cannot select this event, please go back to Friday Afternoon and make sure you selected Intro to Kayak Fishing Part I

Rocky Creek/Sink Creek Paddle 0 SPACES LEFT Details
PLEASE READ DETAILS BEFORE CHOOSING THIS TRIP

None of the above

Note: if you choose either above option you cannot choose any other on Saturday due to the time involved
8:00 AM Steinhatchee Falls to Jena Paddle   6 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12' Kayak or Canoe
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 8.3 Miles  

9:00 AM Shired Creek Loop  1 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 14’ Kayak or Canoe
Skill Level: Novice
Distance: 5 Miles

Cow Creek/Pepperfish Paddle  0 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 14’ Kayak
Skill Level: Intermediate/Advanced due to open water
Distance: 5.3 Miles

Upper Dallus Creek Paddle/Hike   8 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12'  Kayak
Skill Level: Novice
Distance: 1.5 Mile Paddle, 1.1 Mile Hike

Clay Creek Loop   6 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 14' Kayak
Skill Level: Intermediate
Distance: 5.8 Miles 

Lazy Island Paddle   3 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 14'  Kayak
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 5.5 Miles

  None Saturday AM

Pick one option from the Saturday afternoon trips below. Choose None if you don't intend to paddle or attend.
Saturday Afternoon
October 14th, 2017
1:00 PM
Steinhatchee Falls to Jena Paddle   8 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12' Kayak or Canoe
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 8.3 Miles  

2:00 PM Steinhatchee Falls to Spurgeon Cheek Paddle  0 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 12' Kayak or Canoe
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 6.7 Miles

Post FestYOGA  Unwind OPEN TO ALL
Location: Good Times Motel and Marina. Bring your own mat.

Pontoon Boat River Cruise 8 SPACES LEFT

3:00 PM Pontoon Boat River Cruise 6 SPACES LEFT

Steinhatchee Spoil Island Paddle   4 SPACES LEFT  Details
Required: Minimum Boat Size: 14'  Kayak
Skill Level: Novice/Intermediate
Distance: 5 Miles

6:30 PM Pontoon Boat Sunset Cruise 0 SPACES LEFT

  None Saturday PM

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NOTE: Great care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of these guides and maps, but weather, tides, and water conditions can change rapidly and create hazardous conditions. Maps are for general information only. Please use NOAA Charts for navigation. Route may change due to weather considerations. Users should have all proper water shoes, safety equipment and check conditions before departure. Participants are required to wear PFDs while on all water-based events.

PRIVACY POLICY: All personal information is for HCP Inc., HCPA and it's affiliates use only, and will not be released to outside businesses or individuals.

CANCELLATION POLICY: In the event the annual Hidden Coast Paddling Adventure must be canceled due to circumstances beyond the control of the organizers, for example, but not limited to, an approaching tropical storm, hurricane, or high winds; due to HCPA expenses incurred during its planning, there will be no refund of the registration fee.. There will be no refunds for personal cancellations after 14 days before the HCPA. Individual cancellations prior to that time period will be handled on a case by case basis.

THERE ARE INHERENT DANGERS IN ANY KAYAK PADDLING TRIP. THERE ARE SPECIAL HAZARDS IN THE SUWANNEE AREA DUE TO SHIFTING TIDES, CHANGING WIND, WEATHER, AND CURRENTS, SHALLOW WATERS, AND TREACHEROUS BOTTOMS WITH SOFT MUD AND OYSTER BARS. IT IS UP TO THE REGISTRANT TO BE AWARE OF THESE DANGERS, TO ACCEPT AND BE PREPARED FOR THE RISKS INVOLVED, AND TO BE CERTAIN THAT THE REGISTRANT HAS THE SKILLS NECESSARY TO SAFELY PADDLE IN SUCH WATERS.