Trip Reports

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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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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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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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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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Trip Report – Ruby Horsethief – Oct 2020

Our annual fall paddle on the Colorado always attracts a big crowd, and this year of living dangerously was no exception. 20 paddlers in tandem canoes, solo canoes, rec kayaks, and sea kayaks launched without incident (or BLM or Fish and Wildlife inspections) from the Loma boat ramp to bright skies and low water. At … Continue reading »

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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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