Club News

News updates from our Club.

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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Beginning River Safety & Rescue Class

We are again offering a Zoom presentation of the Beginning River Safety & Rescue Class Wednesday, April 28, 2021          7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Your presenters are Debbie Hinde and Randy Knauff. Our topics will be: Getting to the water safely Selecting the waterway Finding information Selecting the right gear Paddler roles & responsibilities River signals Scouting … 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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RMCC Covid Plan for Paddling Trips

Covid-19 has been with us for over a year and many of us are looking forward to club paddling trips. Following our January permit party, Trip Master Kit posted our preliminary list of paddling events and we hope to add more trips as the year progresses. Because we still have Covid concerns in Colorado and … 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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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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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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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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Waiting (Inside) for Warmer Weather: Winter Webinar Series

Join the RMCC this winter for a series of occasional presentations/discussions on boating topics.  Within a few days of the scheduled presentation, Zoom links will be sent out via an email post to RMCC members and some of our cooperating boating groups. Our current January – March schedule follows.  If you have any additional webinars … 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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