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    Sep 10, 2021      Sep 13, 2021

    7th  Annual NSPN Downeast Retreat ; Bar Harbor ME 
    September Sept. 10-13 2021

    Initiator: Peter Brady 
    This will be our seventh Downeast Retreat on Mount Desert Island .
    For more detailed Information, check the trip posting in the Trips Forum of the Message Board 
    As in the last six years, this four day event will span the weekend after Labor Day,  beginning on Friday morning Sept 10  and will wind down on Monday afternoon, September13. 
    If you would like to come to this event: Please RSVP
     (“I’m going”) here in the calendar posting.
    Your name will then be included in a PM thread for all participants, and we will share information in the months and weeks leading up to the event. This will include a google docs spreadsheet where participants can add their information for us to share. 
    Our base of operations will be at LLangolan Inn & Cottage Resort 
    Accommodations and food are on your own. 
     
    Every day (Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday) we will have  group paddles in the area  around Mt.Desert Island.

    There will be a Meet & Greet gathering at LLangolan Inn on Thursday 6PM and a Pot Luck in the barn at LLangolan on Saturday night.
     
    Please PM Peter Brady (PeterB)  if you have any questions. 
     


     

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    Sep 10, 2021 04:00 PM      Sep 12, 2021 07:00 PM

    PLEASE DO NOT RSVP ON NSPN CALENDAR UNTIL YOU HAVE SENT YOUR PAYMENT.
    Come out and camp/paddle during prime time! Home Base will be Lobster Buoy Campsites in S. Thomaston, Maine, gathered at the Group Site. Arrive Friday, leave Sunday. Paddling options abound: NE to Owls Head, SE to Muscle Ridge, or SW to Port Clyde. These trips are not appropriate for beginners. Minimal skills to participate include wet exit, self and assisted rescue, and previous experience in ocean paddling with conditions of wind up to 15K, waves to 2 feet, and crossings up to 2.0M. BECAUSE OF COVID RULES/RESTRICTIONS/CONSIDERATIONS, USUAL POT-LUCK MEALS NOT HAPPENING. MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WHEN CONGREGATING (LAUNCH/LAND/CAMPFIRE). PARTICIPANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR DETERMINING ELIGIBILITY FOR THEIR PARTICIPATION, BASED ON MAINE AND PARTICIPANT'S HOME STATE RULES (bolded text as of March, 2021).  This trip will be cross-posted to SMSKN to encourage participation from this collegial group. I will set the limit to 16 FOR THE GROUP SITE ONLY. Your spot will be secured when I receive payment ([$8.50 per person + $5.50 per car]/nite) X 1.09 (tax) via paypal (PREFERRED; gyork at tdsdotnet) or check (private message me). 
    If you prefer a private site, contact campground directly, not before mid-May (280 Waterman Beach Rd, South Thomaston, ME 04858 Phone: (207) 594-7546).
    PLEASE DO NOT RSVP ON NSPN CALENDAR UNTIL YOU HAVE SENT YOUR PAYMENT.
    IN THE EVENT THAT Q20 PROHIBITS THIS TRIP, FULL REFUNDS RETURNED IMMEDIATELY, OR CHOOSE TO DONATE (ANY AMOUNT) TO ELLIE /LOBSTER BUOY CAMPSITES.

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