Canoe

Going along the Vanoi creek

Canoe

The Vanoi creek is one of the few unregulated creek in the Alps and therefore ideal for kayakers looking for strong emotions in rushing waters.

Technical skills and care, together with good training are essential for those who wish to practice this sport. There are two types of course here:

 

Very difficult fast course

Only for experts

Boarding

Refuge Downstream Schooner

Landing

 

Course time

30’

Medium Difficulty

Class 6

Period

May, June and in autumn after heavy rainfall

Hydrometer

Caoria power station measure 170

Average gradient

60 x 1000

Boats

Only fast course single-seat

 

 

Boarding

Ponte Serrai

Landing

Caoria power station

Course time

1 hour

Medium Difficulty

Class 5

Period

May, June and in autumn after heavy rainfall

Hydrometer

Caoria power station measure 170

Average gradient

60 x 1000

Boats

Only fast course single-seat

 

Specific Dangers

Impassable gorge halfway along course, speed current, steepness of gradient, boulders that force one to continually use complex maneuvers, high psycho-physical stress factor.

 

Interesting Points

Rapids at the confluence with the Val Regana, obstructed   rapids 300 metres above the road bridge, final rapids.

 

 

Medium course alpine creek for expert paddlers

With low water levels also suitable for accompanied intermediate paddlers.

It is not possible to break off and land along the course before the finish.

 

Boarding

Canal San Bovo

Landing

Pian dei Mottes

Course time

About 1hr 15’

Medium Difficulty

 

In High Discharge Conditions

Class 4 with two sections Class 5

In Low Discharge Conditions

Class 3 with two sections Class 4

Period

May, June and in autumn after heavy rainfall

Boats

Canoe e one-man river kayak

Safety measures

Complete safety equipment and spare paddle

Specific Dangers

Flat on large boulder coming out of first section, small chute on left halfway along the second section, difficulty in getting out of the gully apart from some isolated points.

 

Interesting Points

As above

 

Boarding

Pian dei Mottes

 

Landing

Moline power station

 

Course time

About 1hr 15’

 

Medium Difficulty

 

 

In High Discharge Conditions

Class 4 with two sections Class 5

 

In Low Discharge Conditions

Class 3 with two sections Class 4

 

Period

May, June and in autumn after heavy rainfall

 

Boats

Canoe e one-man river kayak

 

Safety measures

Complete safety equipment and spare paddle

 

Specific Dangers

 

Flat on large boulder coming out of first section, small chute on left halfway along the second section, difficulty in getting out of the gully apart from some isolated points.

 

 

Interesting Points

As above

 

       

  

For further information: 
CANOA CLUB DOLOMITI - FELTRE (BL)
tel. 0439.56315 [Bee Lucio]
web: www.canoadolomiti.it