Shooting the Weir

I’m currently working on planning the route for the canoe trail via the river only without using the canal network, this will mean working out where we can and can’t shoot the weirs. This video is of our first attempts to master the Battyeford weir in a K2 marathon kayak, just upstream of Pennine Canoe…

July Madness

We are planning on doing the first full length paddle of the Calder & Hebble Canoe Trail on Saturday 1st July,¬† if anyone wants to join us. The plan is to leave Sowerby Bridge at 10am and hopefully complete the full 21 miles to Wakefield by mid afternoon,¬†please feel free to contact David on info@calderhebblecanoetrail.co.uk…

Inaugural paddle

Sean Guy, the Mayor of Mirfield, joined us before leaving the Pennine CRC jetty at Battyefor on our Inaugural paddle of the Calder & Hebble Canoe Trail today. Thanks to Mirfield Town Council for all their support and to Sean for meeting us for breakfast at the Pear Tree before taking to the water.