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Trip Report – Missouri River 2021

May 10 – 16 By Mat Bozek 25 people had signed up as interested in this trip – way too many, so I asked Doug H if he wouldbe willing to run a group if we split the trip into 2 groups, and he agreed. He would be startingfrom Coal banks landing a couple of … Continue reading »

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Trip Report – Little Yampa Canyon 2021

Yampa River – South Beach to Duffy Mountain May 8-9 By Dan Custer We had a good time and we were lucky.  A couple of weeks before the trip the Yampa was running at 500 CFS, way too low.  Since the Yampa is not damn controlled, we needed snow melt for the river to come … Continue reading »

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Trip Report – Gunnison River – Delta to Whitewater – 4/29-5/1/21

By Mat Bozek I hadn’t done Gunnson starting from Delta in a long time, and when I had to rearrange my schedule for this, decided to do it as a 3 day trip starting from Delta, with a potential layover day at Dominguez Canyon to have time for hiking.    In the weeks before the trip, … Continue reading »

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Trip Report – Buffalo River Trip 2021

April 16-22, 2021 By Tracy and Janet Hays Our Buffalo River trip officially began Apr 16, but a few of us showed up Apr 14th to do some hiking.  This area of the Ozarks is beautiful with many great hikes and lots of waterfalls.  Due to low water conditions we had previously changed our shuttle … Continue reading »

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Enjoy our history.

Perhaps you will be snowed in this weekend.  If so, and even not, this would be a good time to check out this collection of The Voyageur’s Companion. The Voyageur’s Companion was the newsletter of the Rocky Mountain Canoe Club, until 2013.  These newsletters hold a sample of the club’s history with timeless trip reports, … Continue reading »

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Old Stuff: Colorado and Green River Drainages – Rock Art, Structures, and Fossils

By Karen Amundson and Kathryn Mutz Here are photos and descriptions from Kathryn Mutz’s and Karen Amundson’s collection of images of Indian rock and ruins as well as fossils, dinosaur tracks, and petrified wood logs.  These are from the area where the Green and Colorado Rivers come together, and then heading upstream along those 2 … Continue reading »

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Quiet Adventures Symposium

By Paul Lang I am writing about an event that us canoe people would almost surely be interested in, The Quiet Activities Symposium.  Typically held on the grounds of Michigan State University on the first Saturday in March, it is one of the Midwest’s most attended paddling related events.  In past years it was a … Continue reading »

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Old Stuff: Southern Corridor Rock Art and Ruins

If you missed the first session of the Waiting (Inside) for Warmer Weather: Winter Webinar Series, or maybe you were in the session and would like a document about what was presented, you can read Karen’s report here. I missed the session but found the report fascinating. As a reminder, we have more sessions coming … Continue reading »

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2021 Planning and Permit Party

By Kit Williams Saturday, January 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm by Zoom Explore new paddling possibilities at RMCC’s annual Planning and Permit Party. Although this year’s party will be on-line, the information gathered during this meeting will be invaluable for mapping out your 2021 paddling adventures.  Bill Ashworth will begin with a slideshow … Continue reading »

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Lake Powell Trip 2020

by Karen Amundson We had 7 paddlers in mid-October do a houseboat / sea kayak combo on Lake Powell with a focus on exploring the Escalante Arm. Weather, paddling, hikes, music, and near-gourmet food all contributed to a memorable experience. Click here to read the full trip report.

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