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by The Portage King
Sat Dec 19, 2009 1:02 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: A survivors guide to New Years in Kerry
Replies: 12
Views: 7468

Re: A survivors guide to New Years in Kerry

Know a local... ;) That way you can access limitless supplies of turf from the local's own plot as well as borrowing items such as toasters, TV's etc. Better if the local isn't home at New Years. Buy a Thermarest and a good sleeping bag Glenbeigh can get very cold (One year, a wet t-shirt froze to ...
by The Portage King
Thu Jun 18, 2009 11:48 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Instructors saftey standards
Replies: 13
Views: 4766

Re: Instructors saftey standards

Fair Point Lorcanon...

However the point I was trying to get across is that these sorts of events are now run by clubs and therefore, presumably sanctioned by the ICU, albeit indirectly.
by The Portage King
Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:26 am
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: Instructors saftey standards
Replies: 13
Views: 4766

Re: Instructors saftey standards

Can of Worms in a Can of Worms ??? ;) Is running gentle weirs in an open canoe without a helmet any safer of more dangerous than sliding down a ramp and flying through the air to land on flat water... or indeed racing side by side down narrow grade 4 sections of whitewater ?? All three would have be...
by The Portage King
Mon Jun 08, 2009 1:05 pm
Forum: Irish Whitewater Forum
Topic: River guides needing attention
Replies: 2
Views: 1823

Re: River guides needing attention

Some of the pics on the Upper Liffey page are of the tanks Lucan...