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Willamette River Paddle (Level 2)

  • May 06, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • George Roger Park, Lake Oswego
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Registration

  • Active club members, including kayaking professionals & lifetime. Provisional acceptance, pending approval by the TO.

Registration is closed

This trip is limited to OOPS members who are WEC.  To sign up you'll need to log into your member account on the OOPS website.

Reminder:  Registration for every trip is always conditional upon final approval by the Trip Organizer.  The TO may contact you to assess whether your skills & equipment are appropriate for the trip.

Narrative: We can't let the paddlers in Deception Pass have all the fun. Join Shawn and me on a relaxing paddle on a beautiful day. We will put in and take out from George Rogers park off of the Willamette. Bring a lunch and a readiness for fun. There's not much else to say, besides come paddle! 
Meeting Time: 10:00:00 AM
Launch Time: 10:45:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: George Rogers Park
Take out: George Rogers Park
Route Alternative for bad weather: TBD
Required equipment:  
Minimum Immersion protection: Farmer John
Primary Organizer: Adam Oken
Assistant Organizer(s): Shawn Altman
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: 12
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: 50
Estimated Water Time (including breaks/lunch): 3-4 hours
Tide times & heights: N/A
Current information: Willamette is a mild current, less than 2 knts
Hazards:  
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 2: Frequent landing opportunities including docks or moderate sloping banks, brush or overhanging trees
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 2: Less than 1 mile
Paddling Environment:  
Overall rating: Level 2
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