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December, 2021

Saturday
4
Rembert C Dennis Landing
9:30 AM
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About 8 miles.
Rating: L1, Sheltered, easy pace
Logistics: High tide is about 11. Meet at Wadboo Creek Landing (put Rembert C Dennis landing in your phone mapping app) by 9:30 and launch at 9:45. With high tide, expect plenty of water in the creek. Do not expect any problem with downed trees. Paddle 4 miles up the creek, find a place to get out and snack, and return.
Trip leader:Dan Hoke
Saturday
11
BP Station
9:00 AM
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Wambaw Creek: Still Landing to Wambaw bridge Loop trip. About 8 miles.
Rating: L1; Sheltered, easy pace
Logistics: Low tide at Wambaw Bridge is about 11. Meet at BP Gas Station in McClellanville( (10105N, US-17 McClellanville) at 9 and leave by 9:15.

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Note: We did this trip in early May, but it is a fantastic wintertime trip.

January, 2022

Monday
17
Providence Church
7:00 PM
Saturday
22
Bulow Landing
12:15 PM
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Jan 22 (Saturday):Rantowles Creek: Bulow Landing Upstream Loop trip. About 5 miles.
Rating: L1, very sheltered, smooth pace
Where: Put Bulow Landing in your map app
Logistics: High tide at Bulow Landing is about 1 PM. Meet at Bulow Landing by 12:15 and launch by 12:30.
Trip Leader: Ralph Earhart
Note: We will paddle along a little canal on the backside of the loop.

February, 2022

Saturday
12
Prices Bridge @ Horseshoe Creek
9:30 AM
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Feb 12 (Saturday): ACE Basin: Horseshow Creek, Prices bridge Landing upstream loop trip. About 6 miles.
Rating: L1, very sheltered, smooth pace
Where: Put Prices Bridge (Horseshoe Creek) Boat Landing in your map app .
Logistics: Meet at Price Bridge Landing by 9:30 and launch by 9:45.
Trip leader: Ralph Earhart
Note: Our goal is the hunters bridge past HWY 64.

March, 2022

Saturday
5
Melton Peter Demetre Park (Sunrise)
8:30 AM
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March 5 (Saturday): Demetre (Sunrise)Park to Brittlebank Park loop trip. About 8 miles.
Rating: L3, Open water, smooth pace.
Logistics: Meet at (Sunrise) Melton Peter Demetre Park, 640 Wampler Dr. Charleston(put Demetre Park in your mapping app) at 8:30 for a 9:00 am launch. We will paddle up the Ashley River (with current) to Brittlebank Park. We will take a break at Brittlebank Park, which requires a dock landing/launch. (Dock landing/launch support will be provided to anyone who needs it) High Tide is approx. 10:00 am. We will return with the outgoing current back to Sunrise Park around 12:30.
Trip Leader: Bev Cosslett
Saturday
19
Wambaw Creek, Still Landing
9:45 AM
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March 19 (Saturday): Wambaw Creek, upstream loop trip. About 6 miles.
Rating: L1, sheltered, slow pace.
Logistics: High tide is about noon. Meet at Still Landing in Francis Marion Forest (put Wambaw Creek, Still Landing in your mapping app. Meet at 9:45; Launch at 10. Trip leader: Dan Hoke
Mote: We will paddle upstream and look for night herons
Saturday
26
Steel Bridge Landing
8:45 AM
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March 26: Saturday): Combahee River: Yemassee Landing to Sugar Hill Landing. About 10.5 miles.
Rating: L2, Sheltered
Logistics: Low tide at Sugar Hill landing is about noon. Meet at Steel Bridge Landing 993 Charleston HWY, Yemassee at 8:45. Consolidate boats and drive up to Sugar Hill Landing at 9:00, leave as many cars there as possible and proceed to Yemassee Landing and launch.
Trip Leader:Michael Condon

April, 2022

Saturday
9
Mars Old Field Landing
9:30 AM
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April 9 (Saturday):Edisto River: Mars Old Field Landing to Messervy Landing. About 8.5 miles
Rating: L1, sheltered, easy pace
Logistics: Meet at Mars Old Field Landing at 9:30, off load and be ready to run shuttle by 9:45.
Trip Leader: Billy Self
Sunday
24
Pigeon Point Boat Launch
9:00 AM
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April 24 (Sunday): Beaufort: Pigeon Point, past Beaufort to Port Royal landing loop trip. About 15 miles.
Rating: L3, semi open, smooth pace
Logistics: Low tide in Beaufort is 11 AM. Meet at Pigeon Point Boat launch (put Pigeon Point Boat Launch in your mapping app) and be ready to LAUNCH by 9:15.
Trip Leader: Ralph Earhart
Note: This is a Sunday paddle. Expect no traffic issues, but check your driving time.
Saturday
30
Sparkleberry Landing
10:00 AM
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April 30 (Saturday): Sparkleberry Swamp Loop Trip. About 8 miles.
Rating: L1 . Sheltered
Logistics: Paddlers are encouraged to camp at Santee State park on Friday. Everyone, campers and those who do not camp will meet at the rest stop on I-95 just past the Santee exits (this is the rest area before you cross the bridge over the lakes put “Rest Stop I 95 North Santee” in your mapping app). Meet at the rest area at 10:00, leave at 10:15 and proceed to the swamp.
Trip Leader: Leslie Maple

May, 2022

Saturday
7
T.W. Messervy Boat Landing
9:30 AM
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May 7 (Saturday): Edisto River: Messervy Landing to Long Creek Landing. About 8 miles.
Rating: L1 Sheltered, easy pace
Logistics: Meet at Messervy Landing (399 Boat Landing Rd, Ridgeville. Put TW Messervy Boat landing in your mapping app.) at 9:30, off load and be ready to run shuttle by 9:45. .
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Sunday
15
Remley Point Landing
8:30 AM
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May 15 (Sunday): Wando River: Paradise Landing to Remleys Point. About 16 miles.
Rating: L3, semi sheltered, smooth pace
Logistics: Low tide in Charleston harbor is 2 PM. Meet at Remleys Point (put Remleys Point Public Boat landing in your mapping app) at 8:30. Leave enough vehicles to shuttle participants at the end of the trip. Load shuttle driver’s boats on others vehicles. Proceed to Paradis Landing and launch.
Trip Leader: Michael Condon
Saturday
21
Ralph Hamer Sr. Boat Landing
9:30 AM
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May 21 (Saturday): East branch of Cooper River: Quenby (Ralph Hamer) landing to Huger landing loop trip. About 8 miles.
Rating: L1, sheltered, slow pace
Logistics: Low tide at Quenby Landing is 11:30 am. Meet At Quenby landing at 9:30 launch by 10:00. .
Trip leader: Tara Harney

Note 1: This trip requires going against the tide halfway, but the tide is only about 2 ½ feet. Should not be difficult to paddle against it.

Note 2: If all goes well, we should see some spider lilies.

June, 2022

Saturday
4
Daniel Island throw in below I-526..behind tennis courts
10:00 AM
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June 4 (Saturday): Wando River and Ralston Creek . About 7 miles.
Rating: L2
Logistics: High tide is about 12:20 pm. Meet at 10 am, launch at 10:15 am.
Meet on Daniel Island at the throw-in under the I 526 bridge behind the tennis court parking lot. Enter the tennis stadium parking lot off Seven Farms Dr under I-526 and drive straight back to the river. We'll paddle up the shore of the Wando and into Ralston Creek. Follow the tide up and back.. Meet at 10 am, launch at 10:15 am.
Trip Leader: Dan Hoke
Saturday
11
Paradise Island Public Boat Landing
10:00 AM
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June 11 (Saturday): Paradise Island to Cat Island to look for sharks teeth loop trip. About 7.5 miles.
Rating: L1, sheltered, smooth pace
Logistics: Low tide is about noon. Meet at Paradise Island Landing (put Paradise Island Public Boat landing, Awendaw in your mapping app) at 10 and be ready to launch by 10:30.
Trip leader: Michael Condon
Saturday
18
Hatchery Boat Ramp Lake Moultrie
9:30 AM
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June 18 (Saturday): Lake Moultrie, fish hatchery loop trip . About 7.5 miles.
Rating: L1, sheltered.
Logistics: Meet at Hatchery Boat Ramp at 9:30. Put: Hatchery Boat Ramp Pinopolis in your mapping app. It is on HWY 6, northwest of Moncks Corner. There is a large sign for the hatchery turnoff.
Trip leader:Leslie Maple