Author Archives: Conor

Idaho trip 2017 – “Above recommended level”

A bunch of us travelled to Idaho in the USA in June 2017, for a multi-day trip down the Middle Fork of the Salmon. Here is a write-up, and some links to photos included at the end: https://www.bristolcanoeclub.org.uk/static2/reports/2017/Idaho2017Writeup.odt  

Montenegro, Tara gorge, Summer 2015

In Summer 2015, a group of us went to Montenegro to paddle the Tara gorge, a beautiful three-day trip through a deep gorge. We found that the (limited) available information was sometimes misleading, so I created something to help future trips. This document isn’t really a trip write-up, instead it describes the logistics and journey… Read More »

Photos from France

My photos from France are here; enjoy: https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/6306157593686159825 As always, the best rapids don’t have any photos. 🙁 Conor

Penguins polo team promoted

Stop press! Bristol Canoe Club’s top polo team – the Penguins – has been promoted from National Div 4 to National Div 3, after winning the playoffs at the weekend. [ Apologies, we previously (incorrectly) stated promotion from Div 3 to Div 2. ] Many congratulations to the team. 🙂

Old trip reports and magazines

A reminder that some very old club trip reports and magazines are still hanging around on our web site here; these may be good for some browsing when you have some spare time. http://www.bristolcanoeclub.org.uk/static/reports/reports.htm http://www.bristolcanoeclub.org.uk/static/magazines/magazines.htm Have fun – Conor  

North Wales

Many thanks to Lisa F for organising last weekend’s trip to Wales. 10 of us went and we had a great time. On Saturday we managed to paddle the Conwy (not the Fairy Glen!). Low water, but most of us had never paddled it before, some of us after trying for 20 years or so… Read More »

Div4 Polo photos

Here are some photos from the Div4 polo tournament held at Cheltenham last weekend. https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/201401Div4PoloCheltenham Enjoy – Conor

A few Dartmoor photos

On the Dart weekend a few weeks ago, I got a few photos of people playing on the play-wave at the end of the lower Tavy trip; have a look here: https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/201312LowerTavy And here are just a couple of photos from the West Dart yesterday: https://picasaweb.google.com/conoroneilluk/201312WestDart Conor