Expeditions

A list of the expeditions being planned in 2015, to aid planning and logistics. More details will be added closer to the date.

Calendar – How it will all fit together:

 Training Expedition #1
May 20 Organise Gear / Stock up on food
May 21 Organise Gear / Stock up on food
May 22 Organise Gear / Stock up on food
May 23 Everyone to rendezvous in Trujillo Destination KM   River Day
May 24 Arrive in Chagual (Setup if time allows) 0
May 25 Setup & Launch 10 1
May 26 Paddle / Film / Explore 50 2
May 27 Paddle / Film / Explore – hike x 2 85 3
May 28 Extra Day – Hiking / Exploring & Filming 4
May 29 Paddle / Film / Explore 110 5
May 30 Samosierra / Arrive near balsas 150/0 6
May 31 Pick up food at Balsas / Hike 30 7
June 1 Spend most of day in Tupen Grande, camp there? 45 8
June 2 Hike to Talap? Depart 55 9
June 3 Extra Day – Hiking / Exploring & Filming 75 10
June 4 Magdalena Rapid 11
June 5 Rest day at Pools 115 12
June 6 Explore Sandstone areas, fim/ photograph 115 13
June 7 Restock fresh foods in Cumba? 130 14
June 8 Camp before, or in Jungle 170 15
June 9 Finish & Transport gear to Bagua Chica 30 or 40 16
June 10 Clean, dry & send all gear back to Trujillo 75 17
June 11 Wrap Up & Depart
 June 12
 June 13
June 14
June 15
June 16
June 17
June 18
June 19
June 20
June 21  Source Descent of the Marañon Destination KM River Day
June 22 Go to Queropalca
June 23 Hike/ Scout/ Acclimatise (Optional)
June 24 Hike/ Scout/ Acclimatise (Optional)
June 25 Donkeys to Caruachocha – Paddle Carhuacocha- Queropalca (10km Paddle) 10 1
June 26 Queropalca – Santa Rosa (12km) (Maybe need to pre-scout gorge section. 23 2
June 27 Santa Rosa – Termales(Banos) 16km (Get food in Banos to last until Chuiquibamba) 38 3
June 28 Termales- Big Portage (15km Paddle, 1km-6hrs Portage) 50/ 0 4
June 29 Rest Day / Extra Day 0 5
June 30 Portage-Obras (Camp 3) (29km) 36 6
July 1 Obras-Morca (32km) 68 7
July 2 Morca – Chuquibamba (Restock Food) (Half Day & Rest) 78 8
July 3 Camp before Big Mama (3 hr Portage) Or if feeling good proceed to camp after. 95 9
July 4 Camp before narrows. 105 10
July 5 Camp 125 125 11
July 6 Get to Putchka / Puente Copuma – Meet Others 0 12
July 7 Get to Putchka if we are slow…. 48/58 13
July 8 Paddle/hike 110 14
July 9 Short Day: Do hike @ 117 Camp & Rest Afternoon in Termales 134 15
July 10 Paddle, Do Wassons Portage, Camp After 162 16
July 11 Extra day, Rest day or use to make other days shorter/ slow pace 17
July 12 Camp 190, Options for hikes through day 190 18
July 13 Chagual (Short day, or spend time resting earlier on) 207 19
July 14 In Transit – Chagual to Trujillo
July 15 Paddling with Purpose Journey
July 16 Organise Paddling with Purpose in Trujillo
July 17 Organise Paddling with Purpose in Trujillo
July 18 Everyone to rendezvous in Trujillo  Destination KM  River Day
July 19 Arrive in Chagual (Setup if time allows) 0
July 20 Setup & Launch 10 1
July 21 Paddle / Film / Explore 50 2
July 22 Paddle / Film / Explore – hike x 2 85 3
July 23 Extra Day – Hiking / Exploring & Filming 4
July 24 Paddle / Film / Explore 110 5
July 25 Samosierra / Arrive near balsas 150/0 6
July 26 Pick up food at Balsas / Hike 30 7
July 27 Spend most of day in Mendan, camp there? 45 8
July 28 Spend most of day in Tupen Grande, camp there? 55 9
July 29 Hike to Talap? Depart 75 10
July 30 Extra Day – Hiking / Exploring & Filming 11
July 31 Magdalena Rapid 115 12
August 1 Rest day at Pools 115 13
August 2 Explore Sandstone areas, fim/ photograph 130 14
August 3 Restock fresh foods in Cumba? 170 15
August 4 Camp before, or in Jungle 30 or 40 16
August 5 Finish & Transport gear to Bagua Chica 75 17
August 6 Clean, dry & send all gear back to Trujillo
August 7 Wrap Up & Depart
August 8
August 9
August 10
August 11
August 12
August 13
August 14
August 15 Training Expedition #2
August 16 Organise Gear / Stock up on food
August 17 Organise Gear / Stock up on food
August 18 Everyone to rendezvous in Trujillo  Destination KM  River Day
August 19 Arrive in Chagual (Setup if time allows) 0
August 20 Setup & Launch 10 1
August 21 Paddle / Film / Explore 50 2
August 22 Paddle / Film / Explore – hike x 2 85 3
August 23 Extra Day – Hiking / Exploring & Filming 4
August 24 Paddle / Film / Explore 110 5
August 25 Samosierra / Arrive near balsas 150/0 6
August 26 Pick up food at Balsas / Hike 30 7
August 27 Spend most of day in Tupen Grande, camp there? 45 8
August 28 Hike to Talap? Depart 55 9
August 29 Extra Day – Hiking / Exploring & Filming 75 10
August 30 Magdalena Rapid 11
August 31 Rest day at Pools 115 12
September 1 Explore Sandstone areas, fim/ photograph 115 13
September 2 Restock fresh foods in Cumba? 130 14
September 3 Camp before, or in Jungle 170 15
September 4 Finish & Transport gear to Bagua Chica 30 or 40 16
September 5 Clean, dry & send all gear back to Trujillo 75 17
September 6 Wrap Up & Depart
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