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Pesda Whitewater Mini-Guide

WASHBURN

#08

WHEREVER THERE’S WATER

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INTRODUCTION A short yet reliable paddle governed by

releases from Thruscross Reservoir. Canoeing competitions

coincide with release days, which also provide access for river running.

WATER LEVEL Information on releases can be obtained

from the BCU Yearbook in the Programme of Touring sec-

tion or by using the Washburn Information Line on 0845 833 8654 (for updates see www.yorcie.org.uk).

ACCESS Put in below Thruscross Reservoir by the car park

on the right bank (155 574). Take out river right below the

A59 road bridge (168 553).

DESCRIPTION Put in below Thruscross Reservoir by the

car park on the right bank. A enjoyable narrow run with every river feature on a small scale. On race days it is possible

to get the shuttle back up to the start and repeat the experi-

ence over and over again.

Contributor: Martin Burgoyne

Excerpt adapted from English White Water, the BCU Guidebook ISBN 0953195678, published by Pesda Press, Caernarfon. For details of this and other books, as well as downloads of mini-guides and

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#08 WASHBURN

PESDA WHITEWATER MINI-GUIDE

OS SHEET GRADE

0

1km

OS map data reproduced with the kind permission of the Ordnance Survey

3.5 km

LENGTH

104 3

Design & text adapted from the BCU guide to English White Water, published by Pesda Press, Caernarfon.


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