Trip Reports

Trip and outing reports

Montana’s Flathead Rivers 2020

RMCC trip July 14-25, 2020 By Tracy and Janet Hays Day 1.  Tuesday July 14th our group met and camped at Big Larch Campground in Seeley Montana. There was Karen A our trip leader and her friend Bev, Louise, Kit and Henry, Mark and Karen R, Fran, Tracy and Janet and Judy H.  Our boats … Continue reading »

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Pre-Powell Pueblo Reservoir Sea Kayak Training Weekend Report

In preparation for our October 9th Powell Escalante Arm Houseboat/Kayak trip, Powell paddlers were invited to do a weekend at Pueblo Reservoir with sea kayak exit and re-entry training given by Jim and Karen Dlouhy from the Rocky Mountain Sea Kayak Club.  The trip report and some good photos are shown on the link below.  … Continue reading »

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Rendezvous 2020 Report

Come hell (Covid-19?) or high water (not so much), we few had a great time at Rendezvous this year. Twelve RMCCers (Karen Amundsen, Ron Bockhaus, Becky Bowers and Ken Hilt, Mat Bozek, Craig and Nita Flora, Lin Hark, Michael Johnson, Kathryn Mutz, Chet Pauls, and James Sullivan) and a delightful guest from Virginia (Theresa Bishop) … Continue reading »

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Missouri River – Fort Benton to James Kipp Recreation Area in Montana

6/5/20 to 6/12/20    149.5 miles By Mat Bozek “Welcome to the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument” This trip has been on my “to do” list for a long time.  I’d originally planned on doing it solo, but decided to offer it as a RMCC club trip, and scheduled it for a May 9th start … Continue reading »

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Montana Paddle Trip, Missouri Breaks, June 5-12 2020

Mat Bozek, Tracy and Janet Hays By Tracy Hays We left home Wednesday June 3rd and drove to Buffalo Wyoming and camped at the Bud Love Wildlife Habitat about 10 miles northwest of town. Here we had an all-night Angus Cattle Serenade, beautiful. Thursday, we drove to Fort Benton Montana, about 780 miles and met … Continue reading »

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Journey at Home – KL2KW

Key Largo to Key West Florida, 3/19-3/27 2020 By Tracy and Janet Hays This is an account of our recent kayak paddle trip from Key Largo to Key West Florida. In these uncertain times of Coronavirus, access to places was changing quickly. We had made reservations long ago to camp at John Pennekamp State Park … 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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Journey at Home – Kathryn and Lynne’s Escalante shenanigans in 2016

By Lynne Carpenter This Journey at Home was previously posted on the RMCC Google Group. Hi all!  Four women did a packraft trip down the Escalante River (Utah) in 2016.  It was a crazy trip! I made a little video about it. You can see it here. Cheerio! Lynne

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Journey at Home – Grand Canyon 2015

By Karen Amundson This Journey at Home was previously posted on the RMCC Google Group. Hi Paddlers, Well, my contract ended early due to coronavirus fallout, so I have been home with no paying work for several days.  This has given me time to take my personal diary of my Grand Canyon trip and intersperse … Continue reading »

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Journey at Home – Exuma Bahamas 2020

Exuma Bahamas trip report 2020 By Tracy and Janet Hays This is an account of our 8 day, 75 mile paddle of the cays at the NW end of Exuma, Bahamas.  If you are inspired to go (reading and hearing others adventures is what inspires me) your first decision to make is, whether you are … Continue reading »

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