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Level 2 Paddle - Scappoose Bay to Warrior Point Lighthouse

  • July 01, 2018
  • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 57420 Old Portland Rd, Warren, OR 97053
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  • Active club members, including kayaking professional and lifetime. Provisional acceptance, pending approval by the trip organizer

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This trip is limited to members with a wet exit certification.  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.  Your acceptance is conditional on approval by the Organizer, who may contact you with questions about your skills and equipment.
 Join me for a morning paddle from Scappoose Bay Marina to Warrior Rock Lighthouse on the Columbia. We will paddle down the Multnomah channel on an ebbing tide to the confluence with the Columbia. We will round Warrior Point and paddle a short distance up river to a nice, sandy beach near the lighthouse. Here we will take a break, snack, get wet?, and take in a bit of the Columbia river traffic before heading back. Should be back to the Marina by 1:00. Small parking fee at the Marina. 
Meeting Time: 8:00:00 AM
Launch Time: 8:30:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Scappoose Bay Marina
Take out: Same
Route Alternative for bad weather: none
Required equipment: 
Minimum Immersion protection: PolyFleece/Shell
Primary Organizer: kent slawson
Assistant Organizer(s): Bob Freshman
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: 77-84 degrees
Estimated Water Temperature: 60 degrees or warmer
Estimated Water Time (including breaks/lunch): 4-4.5 hrs
Tide times & heights: High: 6:49AM 3.23 ft. (St. Helens)
Low: 3:24 PM -0.05 ft.
Current information: Less than 2 knots
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 2: 6 to 11 miles
Open crossing: Level 1: No open crossing
Paddling Environment: 
Overall rating: Level 2
Rating Comments: 
Location (Optional): 57420 Old Portland Rd, Warren, OR 97053

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