Fort DeSoto to Egmont Key, Level III

  • 24 Apr 2019
  • 9:00 AM
  • Ft. De Soto, Gulf pier


  • An advanced paddle in open waters.

Registration is closed

Trip leader: Therese Eby 425-802-2281

Description:  Paddle from Gulf Pier across shipping channel to Egmont Key. Explore the island, have lunch on the beach, and return to Gulf Pier around 1:30pm.

Location: at Gulf Pier (past the ferry pier and kayak outpost turnoffs).  Note additional info: $5 entry fee to Fort DeSoto.

Schedule: Wed April 24, meet time- 09:00 am , launch time- 09:30 am , approximate return time- 1:30 pm.

Additional information: Distance 8 - 12 miles.  Must register on the web site to allow notification of any changes.

Difficulty: Level III, advanced, open water skills required... tides, current, waves... ability to do surf landing and launch.

Required: Kayaks 15'9" min, fore and aft bulkheads/flotation, full deck lines, spray skirt, PFD, pump, water, food, sun protection. Dress for water temp.

See the Skills Self Assessment Chart on the web site and contact the leader with any questions. Please register (or cancel) on the web site or RSVP to the trip leader to allow notification of any changes.

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