Sea Kayak - Ross, Diablo & Gorge Lakes


Sea Kayak - Ross, Diablo & Gorge Lakes

Come be surrounded by stunning snow capped mountains and beautiful forests while paddling on gorgeous, glittering, sunny and warm Ross Lake.

  • Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 50.0 mi

TBA with leader's permission

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and plan to paddle in up to these conditions (view the sea kayak difficulties definitions on our Activity Types, Difficulties & Prerequisites page):

  • Difficulty:  SK II-III
  • Wind: 0-15 kts
  • Waves: 0-2'
  • Currents:  n/a
  • Distance: 50 sm
  • Pace:  TBD

 Immersion wear required and you must have kayak camping experience. Shuttle fees: $50. 


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.
  • Red Marker
    48.736852, -121.047029
    48.7368518691 -121.04702897
  • Red Marker
    48.714725, -121.153378
    48.7147254 -121.1533781
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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