Pesda Whitewater Mini-Guide
WHEREVER THEREâ€™S WATER
The Washburn playhole | Pete Astles Peak UK
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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OS map data reproduced with the kind permission of the Ordnance Survey
Design & text adapted from the BCU guide to English White Water, published by Pesda Press, Caernarfon.
Published on Feb 4, 2009