Ross, Diablo & Gorge Lakes

Trip

Sea Kayak - Ross, Diablo & Gorge Lakes

7 day kayak and car camping. Explore the lakes and the town of Newhalem if desired.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 50.0

Itinerary will be sent

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: Strong winds in afternoons possible
  • Waves:  0-4' possible
  • Route:TBD according to group
  • Distance: 50 nm minimum
  • Pace: Moderate to fast

We'll paddle from ... to ...

Route/Place

Ross, Diablo & Gorge Lakes



  • Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park

    Green Trails Diablo Dam No. 48

    Green Trails Ross Lake No. 16
  • See full route/place details.
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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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