ACA L3 ICE

Field trip: ACA COASTAL SEA KAYAKING LEVEL 3 INSTRUCTOR TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION

ACA L3 ICE - Deception Pass

This is a 2 day examination to test the knowledge and skills to effectively and efficiently teach kayaking paddling using ACA methodology and and criteria.

Info
COVID-19: Learn about our most up-to-date guidance for participants and leaders on our COVID-19 Response page. All participants and leaders must agree to the COVID-19 Code of Conduct before participating in this Mountaineers activity.
  • Sat, Oct 2, 2021 — Sun, Oct 3, 2021
  • Seattle Sea Kayaking
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Adults
  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 3

The actual location of ICE depends on conditions, conditions must meet the ACA requirements. Likely locations include but not limited to Deception Pass and Fort Ebey.

This is a 2 day examination to test the knowledge and skills to effectively and efficiently teach kayaking paddling using ACA methodology and and criteria. There will on-the-water testing as well as shore based knowledge testing. The testing criteria is found here.

Blaine DeWalt is an ACA Instructor and will be leader for this event. Contact Blaine for details at blaine@ballardkayak.com

Route/Place

Deception Pass



  • Sea Trails Deception Pass and Skagit Bay WA101

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Anacortes to Skagit Bay No. 18427
  • See full route/place details.
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

10 basic kayak essentials, helmet, tow belt, extra paddles.

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