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Level2 Cedar Oak to Goat Island with tow practice 9-19-2019

  • September 17, 2019 10:41 AM
    Message # 7885225
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    This trip is limited to members with a wet exit certification (except for level 1 trips when the paddler is not using a spray skirt).  To successfully register you will need to sign into your OOPS member account, and your account will need to be a member of the "Wet Exit Certified" group.

    Activity Title: Cedar Oak to Goat Island with tow practice
    Date of Activity: 9/19/2019
    Narrative: Join Chris and I for my second mentored paddle. Come paddle from Cedar Oak boat ramp up to Goat Island. Let's work on that forward stroke. We will take a break on Goat Island. Who knows how this island was named ??? Circumnavigate the island and head into the back channel where we will practice towing by both contact and long tows. Rescues are always fun !!

    Dress for cold water immersion the water temperatures are dropping fast. Bring tow belts.
    Meeting Time: 9:30:00 AM
    Launch Time: 10:00:00 AM
    Type of activity: Paddle Trip
    Put in: Cedaroak boat ramp
    Take out: Cedaroak boat ramp
    Route Alternative for bad weather: TBD
    Required equipment: Towline
    Minimum Immersion protection: Drysuit
    Primary Organizer: Patti Brown
    Assistant Organizer(s): Chris Mayou
    Has organizer paddled here before? Yes
    Has organizer led an OOPS paddle here before? No
    Organizer's first aid and CPR current? Yes
    First Aid /CPR Person: Patti Brown
    Maximum number of paddlers: 7
    I certify that I understand and will conduct this activity in accordance with the OOPS Activity Policy: Yes
    Estimated Air Temperature: 70
    Estimated Water Temperature: 65
    Estimated Water Time (including breaks/lunch): 5 hours
    Tide times & heights: low tide at 6:42am at .44 ft - high tide 10:26am 6.52 ft
    Current information: 10,000 cfs
    Wind strength: Level 1: 0-7 knots (8 mph)
    Swell/Surf size: Level 1: Under 1' waves, no breaking waves
    Sea state: Level 1: Waves up to the deck seam; water glassy to rippled, no whitecaps
    Landing types: Level 1: Frequent easy landing opportunities including gently sloping, sand, gravel or grass
    Currents: Level 2: Mild currents (up to 2 knots): current increases / decreases group speed by half
    Total distance: Level 2: 6 to 11 miles
    Open crossing: Level 1: No open crossing
    Paddling Environment:
    Overall rating: Level 2
    Rating Comments: water temps are dropping so dress for cold water immersion Dry suit !!!
    Location (Optional): 4600 Elmran Dr, West Linn, Or

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