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Sea Rim State Park / Keith Lake, TX

When:
Friday, Feb 24, 2017, 2:00 PM until Sunday, Feb 26, 2017, 4:00 PM
Where:
Sea Rim State Park, Keith Lake, Sabine Pass, and Taylor Bayou from Pine Island Lodge
Sea Rim State park home page
19335 State Hwy 87
Sabine, TX  77655

409-971-2559
Contact:
Chris Arceneaux
Category:
HASK Paddle Trip
Registration is Closed - Event is full
This is an ACA sanctioned event. All participants must wear a PFD. Non-HASK participants must sign a waiver. See all rules at the bottom of this page.
Cancellation Policy:
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Capacity:
15
Available Slots:
Filled
Registrants & Fees
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Participants may camp Friday or Saturday night or both. This can be a day trip from Houston. This trip leader is planning on camping both Friday & Saturday night.  The primary paddle on Saturday is really a level 2

Level 2 - Paddling on sheltered water, rivers, bayous, and lakes within 1/2 mile of shore.  Paddlers may encounter waves 1 foot or less and current up to 1 knot. To participate you should be able to paddle in 12 knot winds, and should be familiar with at least one partner rescue. You must be able to perform a wet exit.

We are paddling Inland lakes. We are mostly 1/2 mile from any shoreline. No currents where we are. Winds are predicted to be moderate to mild 14 NNE in the morning falling off to 10 NNE in the afternoon. None of our routes involves prolonged exposure to a NNE fetch.

 

I had a Level 4 just to be official for Friday if the northerly winds were in our favor for a Gulf paddle. I won't stop the gun-ho paddlers from hitting the gulf on Friday late afternoon. Chris


Paddle the Gulf (winds permitting) or on Keith Lake on Friday. Close out with a Mardi Gras paddle on Taylor Bayou from the Pine Tree Lodge. We'll make a non-shuttle trip from the lodge and come back for lunch there.  Directions in the links below.

 
http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/sea-rim/map

Pine Tree Lodge
3296 Pine Tree Road
Beaumont, Texas 77705
 
Lake access canal at Sea Rim State Park

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Trip Leader     Chris Arceneaux
Trip Assistants Pending
Trip Rating                          2 and a 4 (to be explained)
Ready to Launch at          9:30 a.m.
Duration                         TBD (~5 Hours each paddle trip)
Paddling miles                    TBD 11-5 depending on routes
Emergency Phone #s         
Latest Expected Return off the water by 3 PMSunday
Auto Description            Blue Explorer
Distance from Houston 125 miles, about two hours
Hazards                            Hypothermia, snakes, insects, dehydration, lake chop. Remember sun protection, water, and good footwear.
* Trip ratings are only a guide.  Actual conditions will vary with wind and other weather conditions.

                                                                  

 

 This is an ACA sanctioned event. Every participant must wear a PFD.

 

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