Colvos Passage

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Sea Kayak - Colvos Passage

We'll paddle N towards Fragaria, route determined by conditions.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm

We'll meet at Ollala Creek boat launch/ Al's Store at 9:30.  This paddle is appropriate for Basic Class students.  We'll practice all required rescues.  Immersion wear required.

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty: SK II/III
  • Wind:10 knots
  • Waves:1 ft
  • Route:Round trip N 
  • Distance:  8nm
  • Pace:

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Route/Place

Colvos Passage



  • NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven 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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