Bradford and Bingley Canoe Club
Bradford and Bingley Canoe Club

River level at Wagon Lane

Weather

Check the weather for

 

Skipton

 

as that's where our water comes from

River Level

Environment Agency level reader at

 

Cottingley Bridge

 

shows whether it's rising or dropping

What level are you happy on? What pushes you?

Levels at the Cottingley Bridge Gauge and what we notice:

 

2.62    Clubhouse dry limit (Feb 2020 flood peak).

2.00    Flood alert. Clear car park.

1.80    BANK FULL Gate wires at neck level.

1.60    Very fast with trailing poles and tree branches creating strainers.

1.30    Washed out. Gates trailing. Max for useable river.

1.20    If gates set high before water rises, great. Fast and swirling.

0.90    Rocks covered but eddies are all there. Swirly.

0.70    Fast flow and features. Level with landing stage.

0.60    Getting interesting.

0.47    Low summer level. Above the S Rock is paddle clicking shallow.

0.40    Above the S Rock is hardly useable.

This flow-chart  below defines when you need safety cover while on the water.

 

If the water looks like it's going to be too high for you to paddle independently, let the session organiser know you'd like to paddle.

For Thursday club night, the organiser is Judith and she needs 48 hours notice from you.

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Trip

Sunday 24th October.

Our local run from far side of Bingley to the aquaduct. Check out the club calendar and get in touch with the organiser.

Pies after Paddling

Last Thursday of the month.

This is what I know so far:

Homemade tray meat pies with chips and peas £4.50.   

Vegan / gluten intolerant chips (no wheat flour, often dusted on commercial chips) & peas £2.

Orders to Wendy 48 hrs in advance

WhatsApp is used to organise some groups and activities.

Don't miss out!

See what groups there are and get involved.

Members can borrow boats and paddles. Talk to Paul Ford or James Taylor if you want to take some gear away on loan.

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