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Boons Ferry Marina to Willamette Park

  • September 24, 2019
  • 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Boons Ferry Boat Ramp
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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.  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.

Activity Title: Boons Ferry Marina to Willamette Park
Date of Activity: 9/24/2019
Narrative: This will be my second attempt at this trip since thunder storms canceled the first try. We will meet at Boones Ferry Marina and Boat Ramp near Wilsonville at 9:00am and set up a car shuttle for our take out at Willamette Park in West Linn. There are restrooms at both Boones Ferry and Willamette Park. Parking at Boones Ferry Boat Ramp is $5.00 and takes credit cards. We will follow the river downstream enjoying the current assist of the river, stopping at Hebb Park for lunch. We can explore the narrows, but the flow is moderate at 56 feet which will not be enough to challenge us too much. Take out will be at Willamette Park. Bring water and lunch.
Meeting Time: 9:00:00 AM
Launch Time: 10:00:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Boons Ferry Boat Ramp
Take out: Willamette Park
Route Alternative for bad weather: None
Required equipment:
Minimum Immersion protection: Farmer John
Primary Organizer: Steve Blackwood
Assistant Organizer(s): Dave Smith
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: 10
I certify that I understand and will conduct this activity in accordance with the OOPS Activity Policy: Yes
Estimated Air Temperature: 73
Estimated Water Temperature: 61
Estimated Water Time (including breaks/lunch): 5
Tide times & heights:
Current information: Less than 1mph
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 2: Less than 1 mile
Paddling Environment:
Overall rating: Level 2
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