Snowy Mountain White Water Race

Trip type: 
Whitewater Kayaking
Difficulty: 
Medium
Start date: 
Friday, 28 September 2018 - 5:30pm to Sunday, 30 September 2018 - 7:30am

The Snowy River Extreme Race is a whitewater event held on the iconic Snowy River in Kosciuszko National Park. The Event takes place on the October long weekend and consists of two races; an Expert race, and an Intermediate race. Both races take place on the stretch of whitewater between Munyang power station and Island Bend campground. 

More informatin can be found at the race website: http://www.snowyriverextremerace.com.au/index.html#About

Packraft and Inflatable Kayak Race:

This race is a pairs timetrail race using whitewater appropriate packrafts or Inflatable kayaks. The race will take place on the same section as the Intermediate race.

Intermediate Race:

The intermediate race is a pairs time trial on a grade III stretch of whitewater. The Intermediate race starts at the rafters track and finishes at the flying fox cable. The intermediate race is approximately 1.7km.

Expert Race:

The Expert race is a pairs time trial on a Class III- IV stretch of whitewater. The Expert race starts below the can-opener rapid and finishes at the rafters track. The expert race is approximately 2km.

Costs: 
Entry to Kosioscio National park Plus around $40 for race entry (May be eligible to be refunded by ANUMC)
Intended plan: 
Depending on numbers meet at boat shed Friday after work and head up to the Island Bend Campsite that night. Saturday can be used for practice runs for the race day on Sunday.
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