Dillion Lake and other May/June Activities

Posted by on May 4, 2021

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 https://rockymountaincanoeclub.net/events/.

White River, RangelyCo.

May 22-24

A 65 mile paddle through beautiful canyons and past Northwest Colorado ranch country. Class II so a helmet is required. Trip Coordinator: Mat Bozek, matbozekx@gmail.com

Niobrara Wild and Scenic River

May 29-31

Because of the bountiful waterfalls, birds and wildlife one sees on the Niobrara, it is understandable why canoeing this scenic heritage waterway is such a popular club trip every Memorial weekend. Trip Coordinator: Bill Ashworth, washwort@gmail.com.

Gross Reservoir

June 5, 9:00 am -1:00 pm

A hidden gem in the foothills above Boulder that is nestled among beautiful ponderosa pine forests and granite rock. Trip Coordinator: Bill Ashworth, washwort@gmail.com.

Boat Rigging and Packing Class

June 12, 1:00-4:00 pm

Learn to set up and pack your canoe for both overnight and multi-week camping trips. Bill has many tricks of the trade he will share with you during this dry land workshop.  Instructor:  Bill Ashworth, washwort@gmail.com.

Standley Lake

June 13, 8:30- am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a morning paddle around Standley Lake in Westminster. Be sure to bring your binoculars for spotting the many birds that make this lake their summer home. Trip Coordinator: Kathryn Mutz, gvmutz@gmail.com

Essentials of Canoeing: Flatwater and Moving Water

June 19-20

This is a two day ACA certified class that will teach you the basics of canoeing both on flat and moving water. (The class is currently full but a wait list has been started). Lead instructor: Debbie Hinde, dhinde1@msn.com

Lake Dillon

June 26, 9:30-12:30

Join us for a paddle and picnic on Lake Dillion, a Summit County treasure surrounded by mountains of the Ten Mile Range, the Continental Divide, and the Gore Range. This trip is limited to 6 boats. Trip Coordinator: Jan Dudley, jandudley01@gmail.com

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