Steilacoom to Sequalitchew Creek

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Sea Kayak - Steilacoom to Sequalitchew Creek

Day paddle from Sunnyside Beach in Steilacoom to DuPont Beach at the mouth of the Sequalitchew Creek and return.

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  • Sea Kayak II+
  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 10.0 nm

We will meet (TBD) in the Parking lot at Sunnyside Beach (pay parking for non-Steilacoom residents). Conduct pre-launch briefings and then launch from Sunnyside Beach and paddle along the coast to the DuPont beach. We will conduct necessary rescue training, have lunch on the beach and then reverse the paddle.

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: SK II+
  • Wind: TBD
  • Waves: TBD
  • Route: Sunnyside Beach to DuPont Beach and return
  • Distance:  10 nm
  • Pace: moderate

We'll paddle from Sunnyside Beach to DuPont Beach and return

Route/Place

Steilacoom to Sequalitchew Creek


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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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