Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet


Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

If you missed the opportunity to run the Shelton Shuttle, now is your chance!

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.0 nm

We'll take advantage of the fast springs currents to do the Shelton Shuffle looking for the abundant life in and around the water.  Come see why this is one of my favorite paddles! Immersion wear required, drysuit preferred, limit 8. Details provided with leader's permission.

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: III
  • Wind: 0-15 kts
  • Waves: 0-1+'
  • Route: TBA
  • Distance: 14 nm
  • Pace: Current assisted

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Hammersley Inlet

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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