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Level 2 Paddle - Salmon River

  • January 26, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Knight County Park, North 3 Rocks Road, Otis, OR
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Registration

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

Registration is closed

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.  If the measured water temperature is different enough from that listed below to warrant a change in required immersion protection, the Organizer will contact all participants and the Trips Board member with the update at least a day before the trip. 
Narrative:
 With a low tide at 10:00am we will put in at the Knight Park boat ramp and ride the flooding tide upriver, find a nice lunch spot and make our way back to the boat ramp looking for eagles and seals and river otters along the way. 
Meeting Time: 9:00:00 AM
Launch Time: 10:00:00 AM

Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Knight County Park boat launch
Take out: same
Route Alternative for bad weather: none

Required equipment: 
Minimum Immersion protection: Drysuit
Primary Organizer: Meadow Goldman
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: 5 non TO per TO
I certify that I understand and will conduct this activity in accordance with the OOPS Activity Policy: Yes
Estimated Air Temperature: 56
Estimated Water Temperature: 42

Estimated Water Time (including breaks/lunch): 4 h
Tide times & heights: Low at 10:00 am at 1.9 and High at 3:48 at 5.9
Current information: estimate 2 knts

Hazards: 
Wind strength: Level 2: 7-12 knots (14 mph) – wind noticeably effects movement of paddle
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 1: Up to 6 miles
Open crossing: Level 1: No open crossing
Paddling Environment: 
Overall rating: Level 2
Rating Comments: 1-2 depending on what the winds end up being
Location (Optional): Knight County Park, North 3 Rocks Road, Otis, OR

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