Intermediate Stream


This award is designed to bring together paddling and rescue skills along with touring, navigation and camping to give you the essential edge and confidence for multi-day touring and intermediate boat handling. Be prepared for full days and evening sessions. Participants will be responsible for planning, packing, cooking their own meals on trip and are encouraged to partner up to share in these tasks.  Skills topics include Navigation and Seamanship, Boat Handling and rescue in rough conditions, camp set up and expedition behavior, risk management, weather prediction analysis and data gathering.

This course is associated with the Whales Back trip July 12-16, 2017

Suggested prerequisites:
  • 30 days paddling experience
  • able to handle a sea kayak in moderate conditions and rescue yourself and others if upset in waves up to 3 feet

What our customers are saying...

Amazing Trip! Lots of fun and great food! I loved the loaf! Great paddling and very cool routes! We definitely want to come paddling again.

- Jennifer