Adding sites to launch map
Posted by: Waterbird on Apr-10-13 10:13 AM (EST) Category: unassigned
How do people feel about adding sites to the launch-site map? I have mixed feelings. On the one hand, I appreciate knowing about places I might not have known about and reading people's comments on the sites.
On the other hand, I've noticed a huge increase in paddlers on some ponds and lakes that used to be quite quiet. Of course, this is partly due to the increase in the popularity of kayaking. But I wonder about the wisdom of attracting even more people to these places by publishing glowing reports of them. In some areas there is very little wilderness left.
Can't have my cake and eat it too, of course. Thoughts?
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I'm leary of it|
Posted by: clarion on Apr-10-13 10:38 AM (EST)
Maybe Dicks should pass out a local guide book with ever kayak purchase
I have posted launch sites|
Posted by: dc9mm on Apr-10-13 3:35 PM (EST)
I have posted a few launch sites. I think its nice to be able to provide for others not familiar with the area on were to launch.
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Posted by: roanguy on Apr-10-13 4:35 PM (EST)
Haven't seen any increase.|
Posted by: magooch on Apr-10-13 5:19 PM (EST)
I've posted a number of launch sites, but I'm still the Lone Ranger most of the time. It seems that most paddlers around here are looking for little sloughs and far off little lakes. They seem to be intimidated by big ships, big waves and big smelly water mammals.
I've posted a lot of launch sites|
Posted by: Waterbird on Apr-10-13 10:40 PM (EST)
Just trying to open a discussion here.