Trip

Sea Kayak - Washington Park to Friday Harbor

Cattle Pass

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  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 23.0 nm

Washington Park to Friday Harbor via Cattle Pass. Launch will be early am on 9/12/15. Peak flood at Cattle Pass is a 3.2 at 2:13 pm.

Full details will follow before the paddle and will be discussed before signup.

This is a challenging paddle and requires skills in currents, eddies, and rips. Rescue skills should be up to date and  roll is conditions is strongly encouraged.

 

  • Difficulty: Challenging
  • Wind: 10-20kts
  • Waves: 3-4 ft, rips, currents, eddies
  • Route: Washington Park to Friday Harbor
  • Distance: 23 nm
  • Pace: Moderate

 

Route/Place

Washington Park to Friday Harbor


Roster
Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Required equipment for this paddle is the essentials PLUS

     Helmet

     Wheels, must be able to fit INSIDE the boat.

     Money for the ferry and parking

     Dry suit

     Boat must have flotation, bulkheads preferred, float bags encouraged

     Radio

Optional equipment

    Clothes to change into for dinner and the ferry ride

    Extra food and water (plan on consuming more food and water on this paddle)

    Beach tent or other bivouac gear

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