Sea Kayak - Skagit & Hope Islands

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Sea Kayak - Skagit & Hope Islands

Join us in an exploration of Hope and Skagit Islands.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 2.5

Meet at Snee-oosh beach park at 9am for a 10am launch. No restroom at launch site.

This trip is for the participants of the Paddle and Camp weekend at Deception Pass State Park.

We cross to Hope Island and explore it and Skagit Island as well as Ala Spit. Lunch will be Skagit Island. Restrooms at the north cove on Hope Island and East end of Skagit.

Route/Place

Skagit & Hope Islands


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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
  9. Either wet suit or dry suit.
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