September 14-16, 2018 Fall women’s kayak trip Connecticut River

Sept 14-16, 2018 flat water kayak trip on the Connecticut River in the Upper Valley of NH/VT (Newbury to Orford)

We paddle on flat gently moving waters, delightful for a relaxing paddle or to stretch your muscles. Kayak rentals are available, with paddle, pfd and dry bag. This is a flat water trip, above Wilder Dam.

Accommodations: We rent a great house right on the Connecticut River in Piermont NH.

Piermont River House— We will put in at Newbury boat launch and paddle down to the River House in the oxbow–about 6 miles, then paddle the next day down to Bradford (3 miles) or to Orford (about 11 miles total).

Or you could commute: Join us for one day or two days of paddling.

Let us know if you are interested.
We hope you will carpool up here.


Friday night at the lodging: snacks, games, etc. We can make dinner there.

Saturday: 9:30am start from the place of lodging. Shuttle boats to starting point. We leave a car at our lodging for the return drive that night to pick up the cars. About 6 miles day 1. We count on 2 mph on the river, which includes exploring the river, wetlands, estuaries. Dinner at the lodging. campfire dinner if weather permits, Relaxing evening together. There is a sauna there too.

Sunday: launch from the house, paddle to boat take out. We will pre-set the location of cars. We can then return to the lodging in Piermont to gather our things. We have the house for Sunday night as well, for those who want to stay.

Costs: $250, includes 1-3 nights lodging, and food through Sunday lunch. Kayak rentals at $30/day, with special rate of $50 for two days rental, includes pfd, paddle, boat, instruction and paddling tips.

Deposit: 1/2 of your costs.  We are splitting the house among all  who stay there, cost tbd by numbers of participants. The house holds 8, plus there is camping space. If not enough people sign up, there may be an additional lodging fee.

Contact for more details and to reserve your spot. Let us know if you are bringing your own boat or if you want to rent one of Bold Paths’ boats.

See you on the river!

Please share with whomever you think may be interested, and share on fb too!

Bonna Wieler,   Bold Paths Adventure .
802-274-0810 cell

LOCATION: Newbury VT boat launch to Bradford VT or Orford NH boat launch. About 6 miles on Saturday and either about 3 miles or 11 miles on Sunday.

Registration is required for this activity. Please contact Registrar:
Bonna Wieler,
802-333-3549 home/office
802-274-0810 mobile

TO REGISTER: you can click link below, print and mail in, or                                        download the form from
Go to: September 14-16, 2018 Fall women’s kayaktrip Connecticut River
Scroll to bottom of post for registration, gear list, waiver.                                                    Mail registration to:  Bold Paths, 107 Miller Pond Rd, Thetford Center, VT 05075,                      or scan and email to <>

Additional Information:

Gear list for 2-3 days

Bold Paths Boating Waiver

trips REGISTRATION general form

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