Mike's Kayak Journal, all photos taken on 7/15/2010

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Doug Hamilton back at Nordstom Creek
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Approximate location: 49.95039N / 127.22337W.

The tide goes way out at Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.95039N / 127.22337W.

Flowers found on a walk around Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.95039N / 127.22337W.

Doug Hamilton examines some mounted flotsum at Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.96382N / 127.24271W.

The tide goes way out at Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.96382N / 127.24271W.

Ken Kelton and Doug Hamilton at Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.96382N / 127.24271W.

Ken Kelton and dritwood at Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.96382N / 127.24449W.

There are trails across each arm of Rugged Point, this one has rope railings
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Approximate location: 49.96378N / 127.24479W.

This one has a wooden ladder
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Approximate location: 49.96359N / 127.24554W.

At low tide, you can skip the trails and walk around on the sand
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Approximate location: 49.96391N / 127.24603W.

Dave Harry takes the long way around (I walked the plank)
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Approximate location: 49.9631N / 127.2402W.

Approaching Kapoose Creek where we camped
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Approximate location: 49.9631N / 127.2402W.

There are fossils even near our camp at Kapoose Creek!
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Approximate location: 49.9631N / 127.2402W.

I paddled up Kapoose Creek looking for fres water
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Approximate location: 49.94651N / 127.21481W.

I paddled up Kapoose Creek looking for fresh water
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Approximate location: 49.9452N / 127.21054W.

Garden growing on a snag in the middle of Kapoose Creek
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Approximate location: 49.9431N / 127.21029W.

Doug Hamilton decided the water was fresh this far up Kapoose Creek
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Approximate location: 49.9431N / 127.21029W.

A nursery log accorss Kapoose Creek prevents me from going any farther
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Approximate location: 49.94348N / 127.209W.

More kayaks come up Kapoose Creek looking for fresh water
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Approximate location: 49.94387N / 127.20896W.

Flowers growin on the snag-garden in Kapoose Creek
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Approximate location: 49.94387N / 127.20896W.

I can see sand and waves on the way back down Kapoose Creek
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Approximate location: 49.94709N / 127.21934W.

Sunset at Rugged Point (the camera does not do it justice)
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Approximate location: 49.9488N / 127.2217W.

The guys around the fire at Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.9488N / 127.2217W.

Dave Harry capturing the sunset at Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.9488N / 127.2217W.

Gordon Schanck capturing the sunset at Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.9488N / 127.2217W.

Gills in the clouds near sunset at Rugged Point
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Approximate location: 49.9488N / 127.2217W.

Sunset at Rugged Point (the camera does not do it justice)
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Approximate location: 49.9488N / 127.2217W.

Don Barch walking the plank over the fire
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Approximate location: 49.9488N / 127.2217W.

Tim Yarish walking the plank over the fire
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Approximate location: 49.9488N / 127.2217W.

Doug Hamilton walking the plank over the fire
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Approximate location: 49.9488N / 127.2217W.


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