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

  • White River 2023 – Big Trujillo Wash to BLM/Enron takeout
    May 20 – 22nd  65 miles By Mat Bozek The water levels had been too low the past couple of years, but the big snowpack up on the Flat Tops this past winter meant a very good water year.   The gauges had been holding pretty steadily at around 3200 cfs.  In Parson’s guide book […]
  • Labyrinth Canyon During High Water
    May 10 through May 15, 2023 By Randy Purrett On Wednesday, May 10, Randy (What, me worry?!) Purrett, Elaine (I’m not worried.) O’Reilly, and John (We’ve got this.) Unger, launched at Ruby Ranch, on the Green River, Utah. At the time of launch, the Green was running at a little under 20,000 CFS, dropped down […]
  • Spring high water. Be careful out there!
         It’s been a Spring of high water trip cancellations. It’s hard to complain about water we need so much, though it’s tough to have to miss river trips. Be sure to keep an eye on water levels and their changes as you plan any paddling trips! Be careful out there!      We still have the Memorial […]
  • Only a few spaces left for Demo Day
    Only a few spaces are left for the Demo Day and Pot Luck event April 29th at Lagerman Reservoir from 9:00-1:00. Don’t miss the chance to try out all sorts of different paddle crafts.  We have solo and tandem canoes coming (even one made out of beautiful cedar strips), sea kayaks and whitewater kayaks (including […]
  • Demo Day Update
    We have an exciting variety of tandem and solo canoes, sea kayaks, whitewater kayaks, and other paddle crafts that you will be able to try out at the Demo Day and Pot Luck, Saturday April 29th from 9:00-1:00. Because the event is being held at Lagerman Reservoir in Longmont group liability insurance is required. Insurance […]

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New Mexico’s Rio Chama in 2014 with RMCC