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Florence Event - Level 1 or 2 Paddle-Tahkenitch Lake

  • July 14, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM
  • Tahkenitch Landing Boat Ramp
As with most trips at Events, signups will be at the Event.

Narrative: Sign-up at the Event. Organizers will determine length of trip and trip rating at the event. Practice pronouncing the name of this lake as you explore some of its many arms. Interesting train trestles. Very remote feel. Use Takenitch Landing Boat Ramp or the small take-out area just north of it (fee or pass required):https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/siuslaw/recreation/recarea/?recid=42589&actid=78
Meeting Time: 10:00:00 AM
Launch Time: 10:30:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Tahkenitch Landing Boat Ramp 
Take out: Tahkenitch Landing Boat Ramp 
Route Alternative for bad weather: TBD
Required equipment: 
Minimum Immersion protection: None
Primary Organizer: Marty Martinez
Assistant Organizer(s): Peter Carew
Has organizer paddled here before? No
Has organizer led an OOPS paddle here before? No
Organizer's first aid and CPR current? No
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): 3-4 hours
Tide times & heights: 
Current information: 
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 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: Trip rating may vary depending on planned length of trip.
Location (Optional): Tahkenitch Landing Boat Ramp


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