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Switzerland Trips

Public and Private Trips to Switzterland!! Public Trips – Click on the “Adventures” tab for upcoming trips. Private Trips – Let us help you plan the vacation of a lifetime. Whatever your heart desires ( skiing/snowboardin, backpacking, sight seeing, mountain bi
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Schuylkill Shuttle – Riverfront Park, Pottstown

We are excited to announce our new shuttle and rental service at Riverfront Park in Pottstown. Come out and enjoy the Schuylkill River Trail. All experience levels can participate and beginners are more than welcome. Option 1: Ganshahawny Park in Douglassville to Riverfront Park in Po
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Wednesday Paddle with Take It Outdoors Adventures

Wednesday Paddle (Lock 60)

CLICK HERE TO JOIN Every Wednesday evening we pick a local paddle and meet around 6:00pm. If you have your own kayak these paddles are free (if there is a shuttle involved it is $10), however a donation is always appreciated in order to help me keep this tradition going. Afterwards we
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Sojourn Kayak Rentals

Welcome to the 17th Schuylkill Sojourn.  My name is Doug Chapman and I own/Operate Take It Outdoors Adventures.  Dan and I will be with the big Penske truck with your kayak rentals at the start of every day.  After signing in with the SRHA please make your way over to us so we can get
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Awesome end to Wed. night paddles!

For those of us that gambled on the rain passing before we went paddling…we won!!  As we started driving the rain stopped and the sky started to clear.  The setting sun painted the clouds a beautiful orange and illuminated the wet autumn leaves.  Once on the water the mist started to
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Yakers the Cat

On Saturday, 10/25/2014 we were paddling on the Schuylkill below Hamburg. We were coming up on some light rapids and I chose to go river right. Just before I went down I saw Kris D river left and she appeared to be wrestling with a white plastic bag stuck in a tree. It’s common for us
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Pine Barrens Paddle September 2014

The adventure started as we pulled off the paved roads and onto unpaved sand roads (more like trails and less like roads). Winding slowly into the depths of the Wharton State Forest, where the legendary Jersey Devil Resides. After a few miles we crossed over a bridge the length of the
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Season Kickoff 2014

We kicked off the 2014 Paddling season in style this year with 28 kayaks on the water. It was a beautiful, sunny, spring day. A vast array of experience, ages and personalities were represented, and it was great to see everyone working, and laughing, together. Once on the water we had
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Spring Inspiration – Brandywine 2013

No better way to enjoy the beauty of the Brandywine River than by kayak.
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