and very little rain,,
Thanks to our two great TO's, Ryc and Michael
Just goes to show,,the safest time is IN the boat!
Trip report Black Friday, Elk Rock, Nov 25, 2016
Trip posted as Level 1, up rated to level 2 due to 3kt. current & slippery dock.
Paddled from Selwood RFPark to Milwaukee RF Park by staying in the eddy on river right. Stopped for a short break. Then continued to east side of Elk Rock seeking passage for circumnavigation...no go. Paddled around the north end of Elk Rock to have lunch in the cove on the south east side. Returned to SelwoodRFPark in the main channel. 1.3 hours going north 0.6 hours going south. Mel's gps indicated 6 kts. when returning.
River conditions flow 85000cfs, level 59.7ft, speed about 3 kts.
Participants Mel Wishan, Lisa Wallace, Leslie Moloney, Mona Warner, Michael Kipley TO mentee, Ryc Williamson TO & mentor.
No first aids, or capsizes, but one person slipped and fell without apparent injury.
Come join in the 3rd annual Black Friday paddle to Elk Rock.
Forget the shopping crowds
Oregon Ocean Paddling SocietyPortland, Oregon