Introduction to Incident Management

Field trip: Paddler Development Weekend

Introduction to Incident Management - Deception Pass

Incident Management in Dynamic Water

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  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm


Things happen when we paddle in dynamic waters! During this course we will practice self and assisted rescues. Learn how to tow someone when they are incapacitated. And basically learn how to deal with anything that could happen on a SK-III to SK-IV type of trip.


Deception Pass

  • Sea Trails Deception Pass and Skagit Bay WA101

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Anacortes to Skagit Bay No. 18427
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Mountaineers essentials and sea kayaking essentials. Drysuit or wetsuit required. Helmet required - bike helmet okay. Bring a tow belt if you have one.

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