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Downtown Green Building Tour by Kayak
Kayak Pittsburgh Downtown
Located under the 6th Street Bridge, on the North Shore, next to PNC Park
August 28, 2012
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Take in Pittsburgh’s Green Buildings from a different vantage point, by kayak!
Join us as we paddle along the Allegheny River enjoying the natural beauty the river has to offer. Led by our fearless CEO, Mike Schiller, an expert paddler, naturalist and green building expert, this adventure will be a trip both into the past and the future. Paddling northward from under the Roberto Clemente Bridge, we will see downtown Pittsburgh from a completely new angle. Like overgrown crystals rising from the earth, city skyscrapers form a strange juxtaposition to the green ribbons of vegetation along the river’s edge. Mike will stop along the way to point out the various green buildings visible from the river and share some tidbits about the local wildlife that calls the river home.
Don’t worry if this is your first time kayaking – this is flat-water kayaking NOT white-water kayaking – flat-water kayaking is even easier than riding a bike. In flat water kayaking there are no rapids, the boats are very stable, easy to steer and the waters are not infested with sharks or piranhas. As an added bonus, for all first time paddlers, we will provide a special on-land training exercise before we head out on to the water.
Space is limited, so register today to see Pittsburgh from a whole new angle.
We will be launching from Kayak Pittsburgh which is locate on the North Shore directly underneath the Roberto Clemente or 6th Street Bridge.
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