Here is the preliminary plan for the Big Row, 2012:
When: June 12, 2012 through June 15, 2012
Where: Starting at Crown Point (or Chimney Point) on Lake Champlain, ending at Bolton Landing on Lake George.
Distance: 44 miles or so, including a 2.5 mile portage.
Tuesday, June 12: Start at Crown Point and row up Lake Champlain and up La Chute around 16 miles to Bicentennial Park in the town of Ticonderoga.
Wednesday, June 13: Portage from the town of Ticonderoga to Lake George (around 2.5 miles), row to Roger’s Rock campground (around 2 miles).
Thursday, June 14: Row to Burgess Island, just off of Huletts Landing.
Friday, June 15: Row to Bolton Landing.
Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17: Participate in Bolton Landing’s event. See the Bolton Chamber of Commerce’s website here: http://www.boltonchamber.com/reenactment.asp.
More details can be found on the General Information page.
Crew-specific information can be found on the Crew Information page.
- Historical References – mainly from de Bougainville, regarding portaging, bateaux, and Bolton Landing