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Level 2 - Dungeness Spit

  • June 09, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Clallam County park on Cline Spit
  • 12


  • Active club members, including kayaking professional and lifetime. Provisional acceptance, pending approval by the trip organizer
This trip is limited to OOPS members who are WEC.   As with all trips & classes at Events, registration will take place at the HQ campsite.

Narrative: This is a wonderful paddle out to a light house on the longest sand spit in the U.S. We'll have an opportunity to tour the old lighthouse completed in 1857
Meeting Time: 10:00:00 AM
Launch Time: 10:30:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Clallam County park on Cline Spit
Take out: Same
Route Alternative for bad weather: Hike the Spit.
Required equipment: 
Minimum Immersion protection: Full wet suit
Primary Organizer: Glen Duey
Assistant Organizer(s): TBD
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: Glen
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: 55
Estimated Water Time (including breaks/lunch): 4.5
Tide times & heights: Low 7:10AM 1’6” High 1:43 PM 4’ 11”
Current information: 
Wind strength: Level 2: 7-12 knots (14 mph) – wind noticeably effects movement of paddle
Swell/Surf size: Level 2: Waves up to 2', no breaking waves
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 2: Mild currents (up to 2 knots): current increases / decreases group speed by half
Total distance: Level 2: 6 to 11 miles
Open crossing: Level 2: Less than 1 mile
Paddling Environment: 
Overall rating: Level 2
Rating Comments: 
Location (Optional): Callam co pk Cline spit

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