Sea Kayak - Ross, Diablo & Gorge Lakes


Sea Kayak - Ross, Diablo & Gorge Lakes

Come spend 4-5 days in one of the most beautiful places to be in a boat.

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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 50.0

Details available with leader's permission.

07/26-30/15 SUN-THU ROSS/DIABLO/GORGE LAKES.  Why go to Europe for the Alps when we have the beautiful Cascades 3 hours from Seattle?!  Come for a fun and relaxing week of camping, paddling, swimming, hiking and just being lazy on a sunny dock.  We’ll explore creeks, canyons, rapids, waterfalls and all kinds of birds and critters in a different kind of paddling paradise.  Immersion wear required and you must have kayak camping experience. Shuttle fees: $50. Limit 3.


Ross, Diablo & Gorge Lakes

  • Green Trails North Cascades Ross Lake No. 16SX

    Green Trails Diablo Dam No. 48

    Green Trails Ross Lake No. 16

    Trails Illustrated North Cascades National Park
  • See full route/place details.
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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