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Black Friday, Elk Rock - Level 1

  • November 25, 2016
  • 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Selwood Riverfront Park, Portland, Oregon
  • 6


Registration is closed

This trip is limited to members with a wet exit certification (unless they are paddling without 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.

Narrative: Join me in my 3rd annual black Friday paddle out. We'll paddle from Selwood Riverfront Park to Elk Rock for lunch & then back to Selwood. It always feels good to me to get outside and exercise a bit while avoiding the shopping crowds..

Start Point: Selwood Riverfront Park, Portland, Oregon

End Point: Selwood Riverfront Park, Portland, Oregon

Route Alternative for bad weather: rain or shine

Required Equipment: none

Minimum Immersion Protection: Dry suit

Primary Organizer: Ryc Williamson

Secondary Organizer: tbd if needed

Has organizer been on this paddle before?: Yes

Has organizer led an OOPS activity here before?: Yes

Organizer's first aid & CPR certification current?: Yes

First Aid / CPR person: Ryc

Max # of participants: 12

OOPS members only?: Yes

I certify that I have read, understand, and will conduct this Activity in accordance with the OOPS Activity Policy.: Yes

Estimated air temperature: 50's

Estimated water temperature: 50's

Estimated water time: 3

Tide times & heights: 2016-11-25 03:23 PST 2.41 feet High Tide
2016-11-25 10:07 PST 0.69 feet Low Tide
2016-11-25 15:22 PST 3.02 feet High Tide
2016-11-25 23:20 PST 0.89 feet Low Tide

Current information: 50,000+cfs


Wind strength: 1. 0-7 knot (8mph)

Swell/Surf size: 1. < 1', no breaking waves

Sea state: 1. small wavelets, no whitecaps

Landing types: 1. gently sloping sand gravel or grass

Currents: 2. up to 2 knot

Total distance: 1. up to 6 miles

Open crossing: 1. no open crossings

Overall rating: 1. level one

Rating comment: Could become level 2 as wind increases.

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