Sea Kayak - Ross, Diablo & Gorge Lakes

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Sea Kayak - Ross, Diablo & Gorge Lakes

Come spend a weekend on beautiful Diablo and Gorge Lakes ! Photo credit: Terence Soh

Info
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  • Sea Kayak III
  • Casual
  • Mileage: 5.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2.0 ft

TBA with leader's permission

This will be an easy paddle with and possibly without loaded boats depending on where we camp and launch from.  Depending on conditions we will explore Diablo Lake on Sat with an optional paddle on Sunday on Gorge Lake.  There will be opportunity for hiking at your own risk. Camping fees may apply.  You must have immersion wear, preferably a dry suit and observe all social distancing rules. 

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 eight 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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