on the Sunday we will run an introductory workshop and spend the day refining your flatwater skills. Then we will return to the accommodation for a debrief and food
Monday is introduction to moving water on one of our local rivers, where you will learn the basics of paddling on whitewater, by the end of the day you will be comfaortable ferrying across the river, and you will be learning about Eddies, and how to use them.
Tuesday is a short day, we will put your skills to the test on the first five km of the Ardèche, and then we will have the afternoon to relax and pick up supplies.
On Wednesday and Thursday we will embark on a solo expedition of the Ardèche, you will learn how to navigate all the rapids on the river, and there will be ample time to play on many of the rapids. After an overnight camp we will run the second half of the river all the way to St Martin where we will disembark, and enjoy a lovely lemon squash*
After a drive back to your accommodation you will be left to relax for the evening.
Your final day will be on another of our local rivers, which we will decide on, depending on water level.
Saturday is departure day! see you soon
you will be staying in one of our local Gites
We can provide you with all your paddling equipment excluding paddle specific clothing
Generally the temperature will be in the 20’s clearly April will be a cooler time to be here, but there will be more water in the rivers.