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Jackson Kayak Fun Tour
Jackson Kayak Champions are coming to Zoar Outdoor on April 20 2022
Creek Clinic with World Kayak Champion Nick Troutman
Come join us for a Wednesday of fun paddling with Nick Troutman and socializing with Emily Jackson in The Outfitters Shop. This free creeking clinic is open to the first 12 sign-ups. We’ll be paddling on a local class III run and Nick will be sharing some of his tips an techniques for challenging yourself on more difficult whitewater. Clinic runs 9AM – 5PM
Socializing with World Kayak Champion Emily Jackson
The Jackson Fun Tour- Meet and Greet, Outfitting 101, who best to learn about Jackson kayaks than Emily! Come to the Outfitters shop from 2 PM – 5PM April 20th
Class III-IV paddlers looking to learn creeking skills and take their paddling to the next level! All folks are welcome to socialize in The Outfitters Shop.
While some of the flatwater areas we use are quite warm in June, July, and August, the Deerfield River is always cool, regardless of the time of year or air temperature. When packing your paddling clothes, please plan accordingly, especially if you are coming early or late in the season (April, May, September, and October). Our clinics will run rain or shine.
Wear items such as:
- Synthetic long underwear, garments made of polypropylene, Capilene, or some polyester/spandex blend
- Fleece or wool socks
- Bathing suit
- Fleece or wool jacket/sweater (early/late season or if you tend to chill easily)
Other items to bring:
- Retaining strap for glasses
- Nose plugs
- Required medications
- Extra money for snacks, T-shirts, or coin-operated showers
Zoar Outdoor will provide:
- paddle jacket
- life jacket
If you own your own equipment, we suggest you use it in the clinic to get used to its quirks.