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Dillion Lake and other May/June Activities

A new trip has been scheduled on June 26 for the beautiful mountain ringed Dillion Lake led by new Trip Coordinator Jan Dudley. That is just one of the many wonderful adventures waiting for you in May and June. For further details on each of these events, go to the RMCC Calendar at http://rockymountaincanoeclub.net/events/. White … Continue reading »

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Colorado River Trips in Utah

Dates have been set for two beautiful sections of the Colorado River near Moab Utah, the first is Moab to Spanish Bottom July 27-31 through Canyonlands National Park. The second section is a two day class I section from Cisco Landing to Onion Creek. Janet Mallory has generously offered to run this trip three times … Continue reading »

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2021 Schedule of RMCC Events

RMCC is happy to announce that a full schedule of trips and classes has been created for 2021 (see the list below). Detailed descriptions for each of these activities are on the RMCC website calendar at:  Upcoming EventsRocky Mountain Canoe Club. Several of our events filled shortly after the Permit Party so if you want … Continue reading »

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Applying for a River Permit

The most popular rivers often require a permit that is obtained through a lottery system. The deadlines for many of these permits are rapidly approaching. RMCC has created groups of people who have applied or plan to apply for the following rivers: Green-Gates of Ladore, Green-Deso Gray, Main Salmon, Middle Salmon, Rio Chama, Salt, San … Continue reading »

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2021 lists of rivers and classes

Enclosed are links to two important lists, the first is information compiled by Bill Ashworth for the following permitted trips: Yampa & Green Rivers in Dinosaur National Monument, Colorado River Ruby Horsethief, Montana’s Smith River, New Mexico’s Rio Chama, and the San Juan and Green Rivers in Utah.  Bill will present a slideshow on each … Continue reading »

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Bowron Lakes Circuit, RMCC Journey From Home

This trip was chosen for RMCC’s Journey from Home series because many paddlers in Colorado have not heard of the spectacular Bowron Lakes circuit in British Columbia, Canada. It is a rectangular trail of lakes and waterways that allows fortunate paddlers (the permit process starts in October) to canoe or kayak 72 miles through incredible … Continue reading »

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2020 RMCC Classes

RMCC has already held two outstanding pool classes and is offering 4 other free or low cost training opportunities through May 11th. Registration is on a first come, first served basis and spaces are limited so be sure to sign up for one or more of the following classes as soon as possible. (A big … Continue reading »

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Use RMCC’s website to plan your 2020 adventures

The annual Planning and Permit Party is happening this Saturday, January 11th and the RMCC website, http://rockymountaincanoeclub.net/, offers valuable information that can help you determine what trips, classes, or conservation activities you might want to sign up for during the Permit Party or as club trips get scheduled on the RMCC Calendar. Begin your search … Continue reading »

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Open Pool Sessions Start on Jan 5th

George Meyers Pool, 7900 Carr Drive in Arvada, is allowing canoes, touring kayaks and SUPs to practice at the pool twice a month on Sundays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. These drop in pool sessions will be held January 5 and 19, February 2 and 23, March 8 and 22, and April 19 and … Continue reading »

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RMCC May Activities

The water is running, the sun is shining and RMCC has an exciting slate of activities in May to take advantage of the lovely spring conditions. Gunnison river: Escalante to Whitewater May 4-5, moving water class II Join us as we paddle the Gunnison River from Escalante to Whitewater. It is a 28 mile trip … Continue reading » Continue reading »

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