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L2 Boons Ferry Marina to Willamette Park 9/24/19

  • September 18, 2019 2:29 PM
    Message # 7888140
    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: Boons Ferry Marina to Willamette Park
    Date of Activity: 9/24/2019
    Narrative: This will be my second attempt at this trip since thunder storms canceled the first try. We will meet at Boones Ferry Marina and Boat Ramp near Wilsonville at 9:00am and set up a car shuttle for our take out at Willamette Park in West Linn. There are restrooms at both Boones Ferry and Willamette Park. Parking at Boones Ferry Boat Ramp is $5.00 and takes credit cards. We will follow the river downstream enjoying the current assist of the river, stopping at Hebb Park for lunch. We can explore the narrows, but the flow is moderate at 56 feet which will not be enough to challenge us too much. Take out will be at Willamette Park. Bring water and lunch.
    Meeting Time: 9:00:00 AM
    Launch Time: 10:00:00 AM
    Type of activity: Paddle Trip
    Put in: Boons Ferry Boat Ramp
    Take out: Willamette Park
    Route Alternative for bad weather: None
    Required equipment:
    Minimum Immersion protection: Farmer John
    Primary Organizer: Steve Blackwood
    Assistant Organizer(s): Dave Smith
    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:
    Maximum number of paddlers: 10
    I certify that I understand and will conduct this activity in accordance with the OOPS Activity Policy: Yes
    Estimated Air Temperature: 73
    Estimated Water Temperature: 61
    Estimated Water Time (including breaks/lunch): 5
    Tide times & heights:
    Current information: Less than 1mph
    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 1: None or mild (less than 1 knot)
    Total distance: Level 2: 6 to 11 miles
    Open crossing: Level 2: Less than 1 mile
    Paddling Environment:
    Overall rating: Level 2
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