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Florence Event - Level 1 Paddle-Siltcoos Lake & Ice Cream

  • July 14, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Dunes City/Westlake Lane County boat ramp
As with most trips at Events, signups will be at the Event.

Narrative: Sign-up at the Event. Explore more of Siltcoos Lake, venturing into the more remote areas of the lake. We’ll paddle three-four miles and take a break at Nightingale's Fishing Camp where there is a little store with ice cream before returning to the launch site. 

Getting there: Follow U.S. 101 to Dunes City/Westlake, six miles south of Florence. Turn east onto Pacific Avenue and follow it to the boat ramp at the end of the road. $4 parking fee to Lane County; pay box at launch or use the online system: 
Vault toilet.

Meeting Time: 10:00:00 AM
Launch Time: 10:30:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Dunes City/Westlake Lane County boat ramp
Take out: Dunes City/Westlake Lane County boat ramp

Route Alternative for bad weather: TBD
Required equipment: 
Minimum Immersion protection: None
Primary Organizer: Chris Mayou
Assistant Organizer(s): Event Trip Organizers

Has organizer paddled here before? No
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: Dependent on number of TOs
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): 3-4 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 1: None or mild (less than 1 knot)
Total distance: Level 2: 6 to 11 miles
Open crossing: Level 1: No open crossing
Paddling Environment: 
Overall rating: Level 1
Rating Comments: 
Location (Optional): 43.884642, -124.114329

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