Chuckanut Bay


Sea Kayak - Chuckanut Bay

This trip is primarily for students enrolled in any of this year’s Mountaineers Basic Sea Kayaking courses. Specifically for those seeking to complete their Mountaineers Basic SK badge trip requirements. Other Mountaineers Basic SK badge holders are welcome to request addition to the roster but first priority will be given to this year's students. Please read ALL of the details before requesting to be added to the roster.

  • Sea Kayak II+
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.5 nm

More details about this trip will appear here as the date of the trip approaches.

Registration to be a participant on this student paddle requires trip leader approval. Please wait until this trip opens for registration before requesting to be added to the roster as a participant. Requests made prior to the opening of registration will not be processed.

For this activity, participants will be expected to demonstrate self and assisted rescues. Each participant will also be expected to bring their own basic trip plan, including a chart marked with routes, tide, current, weather notes and other planning considerations for the conditions on the day of the paddle.  Extra points for including magnetic bearings, distances, and times between waypoints.


Chuckanut Bay

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These eight essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  All but the whistle and clothing should be provided with any kayak rental.

  1. Floatation in both ends of the kayak
  2. U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  3. Paddle
  4. Spray skirt
  5. Bilge pump with floatation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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