Friday, April 04, 2008
The 320 km of sea Kayaking will include the following:
Rivers of class 2 with sections Classified 3;
Rivers or rivers calm but fast running;
Channels with locks in requring portages;
Organisers recommendation use sea kayaks, excursion type, solids and light. "Biwok" DAG have rates for the Raid Canéo Nature and are best option. Racing kayaks are not recommended as they are too fragile. If you wish to be equipped with these kayaks, do not waste time. Look at Organisers special offer for kayak or contact directly manufacturing it DAG, email@example.com
All the disciplines of mountain biking will be required. It will be sometimes smooth or rough. You will be confronted with very steep hilss and very fast descent. There will be little carrying but the light bicycles are always recommended. strong bikes with very good braking.
Support teams will help with each change of activity and always in zones suitable for motor vehicles for vehilces with two wheel drive. The ideal vehicle is the van equipped with roof rack, to transport two double kayaks, and of a system of transport of the mountain bikes; this vehicle must be able to transport the six members of the team in the respect of the highway code, therefore six seats. In May, the organization will provide to the logistigs team information making it possible to prepare their bivouacs and the bivouacs of the teams at the points of regroupings.which are Parc Fermee
TO Be Confirmed: a GPS offered by the IGN and including/ the road system and the mapping of France to the 1/100 000e. Ideal to navigate along the route
Geopointer Positioning system will be used to track teams in real time.
Insurance and certificates
GFC will propose an individual accident insurance soon to you accident. It is not compulsory, if not taken up you will need to sign a waiver.
a medical certificate of less than three months (of the date of the Raid Canéo Nature) proving that you are suited to the practice of a test multisport of long duration including/understanding of horsemanship, mountain biking, the kayak, the rollers, etc
It is essential to provide us certificates signed by patents of State or professionals for the following disciplines: horsemanship, rope tecniques, kayak, and mapreading in caving. You must send copy of the certificate to GFC and present the original at the equipment checks.
Good preparation with all, friendships of all the team of GFC.
Thursday, April 03, 2008
Gerard Fusil has now released more details concerning the Raid Caneo Nature which will traverse France from Paris to Marseilles and is for all levels of adventure racers. Competitors and support teams alike will have time to discover features and sites on their 1,000k journey
discipline is announced in the next thirty days. It will not require specialist training or extra equipment.