Welcome to "Northwest Paddling", your online resource for paddling in the Pacific Northwest.
My name is Jason Learned and I am a BCU 4 Star Leader and an ACA L4 Open Water Sea Kayak Instructor.
Here you will find a network of information relating to safety, skills, camping, equipment, and local events.
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Many organizations in the area offer the opportunity to bring your kayak indoors to ply the chlorinated waters of your local pools to practice your skills.
Coming October 2015. The Hoedown is 2-day Surf Kayaking Festival at beautiful Hobuck Beach in Neah Bay, WA. Surfing, Camping, Cabins, Good food and Good Vibes!
March 6-8 2015, a paddling symposium on the west coast is being organized by Mark Tozer and Helen Wilson of Greenland or Bust.
Lumpy is a three day (Oct 10th-12th 2014) celebration of sea kayaking with coaching aimed at advanced beginners, early intermediates, and advanced level sea paddlers looking to improve their skills on the beautiful Oregon Coast.