Welcome to Our Club!

The Rocky Mountain Canoe Club is an organization for paddlers in the Colorado area covering all aspects of paddle sports from flat water to white water with an emphasis on the open canoe.

The Rocky Mountain Canoe Club is a collection of individuals who share a common interest in paddling watercraft on rivers, lakes and oceans. The purpose of the club is to provide a framework in which individuals have the opportunity to meet other paddlers, share experiences, gain knowledge, organize trips and cooperatively support causes that result in river preservation, restoration, access and general conservation issues. The club offers many different types of activities from casual lake paddling to extended lake tripping, easy whitewater to extreme, and the opportunity to join others on river trips that require permits.  The club offers training under ACA certified instructors and encourages all to develop their skills in paddling.

Other activities include an annual meeting where club members show pictures of their paddling experiences.  Slide show meetings offer the opportunity to show others the places you’ve been and see places others have seen.  Picnics offer an opportunity for socialization and appetite fulfillment.

Though the club emphasis is on open canoeing, many club members are kayakers, sea kayakers and rafters.  We are people who love to paddle and want to share what we enjoy with others.

Recent Posts

  • New look for the RMCC website
    The next time you visit the RMCC website it will look different, but the content will be the same.  I have updated the site’s WordPress theme to help keep our software up to date. As a side benefit, the website will work better with smart phones and tablets than it did in the past. Go […]
  • Going to Rendezvous? Don’t forget . . .
    Looking forward to seeing you for the 2022 RMCC Rendezvous at the Radium Campground this weekend. The Colorado River has been hovering around 1000cfs — covering a lot of rocks and not too pushy. We are starting to gather Friday morning for a run on Pumphouse and a few avid boaters will be staying to […]
  • July 16 2022 North Platte Glendo to Guernsey
    On July 16th, fifteen RMCC members and friends paddled the North Platte River 19 miles from below Glendo Powerhouse to above Guernsey Reservoir in SE Wyoming.  We do this trip nearly every year and the water level can be unpredictable due to the Bureau of Reclamation “silt run” release.  Around the 4th of July, BOR […]
  • Rendezvous Updates – August 5 – 8, 2022
    Please see the Rendezvous flier attached to the website calendar event or Rendezvous flier for specifics about the event — days (adding Monday this year), runs, meals, competitions (cooking, rope throw and knots), costs, directions, etc. In addition: Please RSVP to Kathryn so we have a sense of how many will be boating on which […]
  • Club Equipment to Loan: New list and request for a canoe transport from the ACA Open Canoe Slalom Championships in Canon City
    Thanks to generous donations — recent and upcoming — we are expanding our loaner equipment. We have recently received a variety of items, including several paddles, from non-member Bill Whitaker, a new canoe cart with large wheels from member Randy Purrett, and a whitewater canoe (14′ Dagger Caption — fitted for both solo and tandem […]

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Oh, the places you’ll go!

New Mexico’s Rio Chama in 2014 with RMCC