Rock Gardening Clinic


Rock Gardening Clinic - Hobuck Beach & Neah Bay

Surf zone and beyond day 2; Rock Gardening skills, rescues and safety, dynamic conditions.

  • Sea Kayak V
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 6.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 3 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: modest to brisk

Parking lot/jetty behind Warmhouse restraunt. Ready to paddle at 9 AM. Carpooling recommended.

Surf zone and beyond day 2. Rock Gardening skills, rescues and safety.

Requires an Eddies and Currents clinic, and recommend a Strokes and Maneuvers clinic before attending.

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.


Hobuck Beach & Neah Bay

  • Custom Correct North Olympic Coast

    Green Trails Cape Flattery No. 98S

    MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103

    Sea Trails Strait of Juan de Fuca & Crescent Lake WA301

    Sea Trails Roadless Coast, Neah Bay to Ruby Beach WA302

    NOAA Cape Flattery No. 18485

    Green Trails Olympic Coast Beaches No. 99S
  • See full route/place details.
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

Recommend: gloves

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