Rock Gardening Clinic


Rock Gardening Clinic - Freshwater Bay

Open coast Rock Gardening skills, rescues and safety, dynamic conditions.

  • Sea Kayak III+, Sea Kayak IV, Sea Kayak V
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm

Meet at Freshwater Bay 9:00am

Be ready for clinic to begin at 10:00am

Rock Gardening skills, rescues and safety.

Learn directional control strokes, blended strokes and application for the dynamic environment.

Learn safety issues associated with playing in among the rocks.

Practice rescues and learn how to modify them and choose among them for the conditions encountered.

Be sure to bring hot fluids and a lunch.

Gloves are optional


Freshwater Bay

  • MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103

    NOAA Strait of Juan de Fuca: Eastern Part No. 18465
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Mountaineers 10 Essentials

Sea Kayak with flotation both ends, deck lines required, plastic preferred






Extra clothes

First Aid Kit

Repair Kit

Lunch and snacks

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