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Island Hopping #4: Ross Island (Level 1)

  • October 28, 2017
  • 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
  • 4


  • Active OOPS members, including kayaking professionals & lifetime. Provisional acceptance, pending approval of the Trip Organizer.

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This trip is limited to OOPS members who are WEC (unless exempt under Activity Policy F.1.).  To register, you'll need to log into your member account on the OOPS website.

Narrative: This will be our fourth Island hopping paddle this month. We will launch from Sellwood Park and paddle down the Willamette. We will paddle counter clockwise around the island stopping at the end of the island for a lunch break. This is a short paddle allowing us time to practice our strokes if we want to.
Meeting Time: 9:30:00 AM
Launch Time: 10:00:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Sellwood Park
Take out: Sellwood Park
Route Alternative for bad weather: no alternative
Required equipment:  
Minimum Immersion protection: Drysuit
Primary Organizer: Monte Johnston 
Assistant Organizer(s): Joe Howell
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: Monte Johnston 
Maximum number of paddlers: 14
I certify that I understand and will conduct this activity in accordance with the OOPS Activity Policy: Yes
Estimated Air Temperature: 63
Estimated Water Temperature: 63   
Estimated Water Time: 3 to 4 hours
Tide times & heights:  
Current information:  
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 1: Up to 6 miles
Open crossing: Level 1: No open crossing
Paddling Environment:  
Overall rating: Level 1
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