Mountain Lake, Orcas Island Kayaking in 4K UHD

A self-supported trip created by PresenceVideography

Trip Overview

Video highlights of kayaking trip at Mountain Lake on Orcas Island (part of the San Juan Islands) in 4K UHD with spectacular aerials, including specific highlights at timestamps below. See video on

0:08 Location of Mountain Lake and Orcas Island in the San Juans Islands and Pacific Northwest
0:19 3D Overview and 4 Mile Kayak Route
0:27 Boat Launch
0:54 Middle Island
1:31 Mt Constitution on Orcas Island, from Mountain Lake
1:46 North Island
1:54 North End of Lake
2:01 Eight Spotted Skimmer Dragonfly
2:44 North Shore Rest Point
3:20 Spoon-Leaf Sundew (Carnivorous Plant)
3:24 North Island
4:50 Aerial Views of North Island
5:11 Aerial Views South of San Juans Islands including Cypress and Blakely Islands
5:18 Aerial View Northeast of Clark Island and Matia Island
7:09 Old Growth Trees
7:30 Middle Island

Great spots for lunch and swimming:
1. Middle Island:
2. North Island:
3. North Shore:

Overall a great 4+ mile lake paddle with several islands that make great lunch and swimming spots. Crystal clear water. Pristine forests of Moran State Park including old growth trees. Highly recommended. World class paddling!

David @ Presence Videography

You may also be interested in these playlists:
- Kayaking trips in the Pacific Northwest
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Safety Notes

Check winds.

Gear Notes

Perception Captiva kayaks.


3-5 knot winds.

Trip Details

  • Trip Dates: 7/27/2021
  • Sport/Activity: Kayaking, Canoeing, Stand Up Paddling, Kayak Fishing
  • Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Water Type: Flat/Sheltered Water

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