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Mayne Is. Camp to Montague Harbour Provincial Marine Park (Level 3)

  • June 12, 2017
  • 11:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Campground, Mayne Is., BC
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  • Active club members, including kayaking professional & lifetime. Provisional acceptance, pending approval by the Trip Organizer.

Registration is closed

This trip is limited to OOPS members who are WEC and already registered for the Mayne Is. Event.

Narrative: We'll paddle from the campground to Montague Harbour Provincial Marine Park.  

We'll cross Active Pass and deal with currents, bumpy, squirrelly water and ferries and other power boats in the pass. We'll have current assist on parts of this trip and be bucking the currents on other parts.  

We will have lunch at Montague Harbour Provincial Marine Park.  
Meeting Time: 11:30:00 AM
Launch Time: 12:00:00 PM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: campground
Take out: campground
Route Alternative for bad weather: none
Required equipment: Towline
Minimum Immersion protection: Farmer John
Primary Organizer: Vern Brown
Assistant Organizer(s):  
Has organizer paddled here before? No
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: 5 unless other TO will assist, then 10
I certify that I understand and will conduct this activity in accordance with the OOPS Activity Policy: Yes
Estimated Air Temperature: 60
Estimated Water Temperature: 52
Estimated Water Time: 4 hours
Tide times & heights:  
Current information: Currents: Active Pass 1000 -3.8 (225T); 1300 SBF; 1645 +4.8 (045T); 2015 SBE
Hazards: Shipping traffic
Wind strength: Level 2: 7-12 knots (14 mph) – wind noticeably effects movement of paddle
Swell/Surf size: Level 3: Waves to 3', breaking waves to 2'
Sea state: Level 2: Waves up to armpit; light to moderate chop, scattered whitecaps
Landing types: Level 2: Frequent landing opportunities including docks or moderate sloping banks, brush or overhanging trees
Currents: Level 3: Up to 4 knots: paddlers must sprint to move forward
Total distance: Level 3: 11 to 15 miles
Open crossing: Level 2: Less than 1 mile
Paddling Environment:  
Overall rating: Level 3
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