Ft. DeSoto, Shell Key Camping Rendezvous - Level 1

  • 22 Oct 2016
  • 10:00 AM
  • Launch: Fort Desoto Boat Ramp


  • Kayak camping trip to Shell Key near Ft. DeSoto with other club members and levels.

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Join the Tampa Bay Sea Kayakers for our first overnight camping trip this paddling season! We will have three paddles - Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 trips all leaving on October 22nd to rendezvous at Shell Key and return on October 23rd. We will camp on the beautiful gulf-side beach and spend time relaxing around the campfire. This is a great opportunity to practice your kayak-camping skills with experienced paddlers. You will be required to bring your own camping gear and food. A camping gear list can be found on the TBSK web site under Trip Planning, Camping Via Kayak – the link is: http://tbsk.club/resources/Documents/Camping%20Gear%20List.pdf

Level 1 Shell Key Camping Trip Description, Launch Site

Trip Leader: Keith Fowler (red68tr250@gmail.com)

Launch: Fort Desoto Boat Ramp There is a $6.00 fee to leave your vehicle overnight.

Trip distance: 1.7 nautical miles from the boat ramp to the Gulf Side of Shell Key. Total trip is 3.4 miles over 2 days.

Launch Time: Group will meet at 10am and launch when everyone is ready.

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