NCPR lists a round-up of this summer’s Adirondack Paddling events. This goes along with an excellent interview by Brian Mann of Brian McDonnell, owner and operator of Mac’s Canoe Livery in Lake Clear.
May 19: ‘Round the Mountain Canoe and Kayak Race – Saranac Lake
June 9 & 10 Madrid Flatwater Weekend
June 16: Tupper Lake 9 Miler, No Octane Regatta – at Little Wolf Beach
June 30: Old Forge Paddle Classic
July 17 & 31, August 14 & 28: AWA Sundowner Series Clinics on Upper Saranac Lake
July 21: Saranac Flatwater Challenge – On the Saranac River in Saranac.
August 5: St. Regis Canoe Classic – Paul Smiths
August 12: AWA 30 Mile Marathon – Saranac Inn to Tupper Lake
August 18: Newcomb North Country Challenge – Lake Harris
August 25: Remington II – Oswegatchie River – Rensselaer Falls
September 7 – 9: 25th Annual Adirondack Canoe Classic – Old Forge to Saranac Lake
September 22: Long Lake Long Boat Regatta – North American War Canoe Championships
September 30: SLVP Mystery Race – Madrid
North Country paddling season underway – (Audio report)