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Florence Event - Level 1 Paddle-Cleawox Lake

  • July 12, 2018
  • 12:45 PM - 4:30 PM
  • Cleawox Lake boat ramp


  • Active club members, including kayaking professional and lifetime. Provisional acceptance, pending approval by the trip organizer.

CANCELLED.  Please sign up for the N. Fork Siuslaw River trip instead.  Sign-ups are for Florence Event registrants only, please.

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, if you intend to wear a spray skirt.  Your acceptance is conditional on approval by the Organizer, who may contact you with questions about your skills and equipment.
 Sign-ups are for Florence Event registrants only, please. Lilypads and sand dunes and woods. 90 min. three-mile round-trip up the east arm. Dunes on one side, coastal woodlands on the other. We need to park and launch at the boat launch area at the SE corner of the lake. It is to the left immediately upon turning onto the road which takes you to the north Day Use area. Parking is limited. Some of us may need to unload boats and park our cars a short walk away in one of the large Day Use parking lots. You’ll need a day pass or annual pass if you haven’t checked into a campsite. Bathrooms at the nearby larger Day Use lots.

Meeting Time: 12:45:00 PM
Launch Time: 1:30:00 PM

Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Cleawox Lake boat ramp
Take out: Cleawox Lake boat ramp
Route Alternative for bad weather: TBD

Required equipment: 
Minimum Immersion protection: None
Primary Organizer: Chris Mayou
Assistant Organizer(s): Mel Wishan
Has organizer paddled here before? No

Has organizer led an OOPS paddle here before? Yes
Organizer's first aid and CPR current? Yes
First Aid /CPR Person: 
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: 70
Estimated Water Temperature: 60
Estimated Water Time (including breaks/lunch): 2-3 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 2: Frequent landing opportunities including docks or moderate sloping banks, brush or overhanging trees
Currents: Level 1: None or mild (less than 1 knot)
Total distance: Level 1: Up to 6 miles
Open crossing: Level 1: No open crossing
Paddling Environment: 
Overall rating: Level 1
Rating Comments: 

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