Cancelled. North Platte River Exploratory Trip. June 11-13 (Sunday-Tuesday).

Trip cancelled due to high water! Unfortunately, projected water levels exceeding this trip’s acceptable max mean this trip must be cancelled. This would be a trip to explore the North Platte River in 2 single day trips, with a base camp at the BLM Dugway Campground in Sinclair, Wyoming. Paddling from Dugway to Seminole Reservoir […]

McIntosh After-Work Social Paddle (NW Longmont)

Launch at 6 pm. Take out approximately 8 pm Macintosh Lake, in NW Longmont,  makes a great casual evening paddle. Views of Longs Peak as the sun sets are great. Stroke practice and paddle exercise is possible or simply enjoy a casual conversational paddle.  Plan to launch at 6 pm. We will paddle around the […]

Cancelled. Macintosh Lake Morning Paddle. Thursday, July 6th. 10 am-12:30 ish

Cancelled due to weather. Join Sea kayak club  members for a morning paddle on McIntosh Lake.  Enjoy great views of Longs Peak and Meeker Mountain;  usually we see herons and pelicans. Participants should be  on the water and ready to paddle from the south side by 10 AM, so arrive early enough to unload and move your car.  […]

Swiftwater Rescue Workshop- July 9-10, ACA L4, Salida, CO

We have an excellent opportunity with Canyon River Instruction in Salida, CO! A 2-Day Swiftwater Rescue Workshop, July 9 -10 (Sunday-Monday) This event is specifically for ROCKY MOUNTAIN CANOE CLUB MEMBERS ONLY. Contact Debbie Hinde at to receive a 10% club discount code! Plus – Participants who have been a member of RMCC for […]

McIntosh Lake After-Work Social Paddle (NW Longmont) Wed., July 19, 5:30 pm -8 pm

Plan to launch at 6 pm. Macintosh Lake, in NW Longmont,  makes a great casual evening paddle. Views of Longs Peak as the sun sets are great. Stroke practice and paddle exercise is possible or simply enjoy a casual conversational paddle. All boat types welcome. We will paddle around the lake once or twice, depending […]

Colorado River- Rendezvous near Radium Fri – Mon Aug 4-7

Plan to join us for the annual summer RMCC get-together! Day trips, camp cooking competition, boater skills competitions (knot tying, throw roping, etc.), potluck supper, pancake breakfast, etc. Trips available for all skill levels, water level cooperating (Class I, Class II, and Class III).  The river is currently running at 1140cfs (July 24), so should […]

North Platte River Glendo to Guernsey Aug 12 2023

Glendo WY Glendo, Wyoming

RMCC members and guests are welcome to paddle the North Platte River from Glendo Reservoir almost to Guernsey Reservoir, a distance of almost 20 miles. This is a fun, day long paddling trip and I hope you can join us. It is Class I+ with one Class II section of standing waves that can be […]

Desolation Gray Canyons on the Green River

This will be a Class III trip, 84 miles, 6 night-7 day long trip*. Launch on September 5, Take Out on September 11* (*the take-out date could be extended if the group chooses). I am keeping the group relatively small at probably 8-10 people maximum. At this time, there is a wait list.  There is […]

ACA L1 Canoe Instructors Course

Morrison, CO

There is space available in an upcoming American Canoe Association Level 1 Canoe Instructor Certification and Paddlesports Safety Facilitator (PSF) course. This will be offered September 13-15, 2023, in Morrison, CO.   This is an instructor development workshop and an instructor certification exam (IDW/ICE) for Level 1 Introduction to Canoeing. The Introduction to Canoeing course […]

Colorado River: Loma to Westwater Sun 9/24 – Mon 9/25.

Loma, CO

Join RMCC as we paddle the Colorado River Sunday – Monday from Loma, CO to the Westwater Station boat ramp in Utah through  Ruby and Horsethief Canyons . We’ll be camping at one of the larger sites on the river Sunday night – TBD. Our late September date should offer gorgeous fall color on the […]

Ruby-Horsethief Canyons Sept. 28-Oct. 1

Join us as we paddle the Colorado River through the gorgeous Ruby and Horsethief Canyons from Sept 28-Oct 1.   It’s a wonderful time of year to enjoy the canyons.  We’ll spend the first and second nights at the same campsite to allow for a day of hiking and we’ll have another hiking option en […]

Smith River, if there is water (TRIP FULL AGAIN – waitlist restarted; no plan for Missouri Breaks alternative)

Smith River, MT

Our Smith River, MT trip October 1 – 7, 2023 (plus driving) trip is full again.   The Smith River, from Camp Baker to Eden Bridge is a 59-mile, Class II reach through beautiful limestone canyons (see the Floater Guide).  The 4 night ‘high-season’ limit for the reach does not apply to this October trip.  Consequently, […]

RMCC Annual Meeting and Potluck – Sunday, Nov. 5th, 6:15ish – 9:30pm

Greenway Park Clubhouse 110 Greenway Drive, Broomfield, Co, United States

Please join us for the annual meeting and potluck — in-person (no sickees allowed!) or virtual.  Virtual:  The Zoom link will be sent out a few days before the meeting to the GoogleGroup and to anyone who RSVPs.  It WILL NOT be posted on the website. In person:  Mat Bozek is again hosting us at […]

Permit and Planning Party. Saturday January 13, 2024. 1:30-4:30 pm In Person at Greenway Park Clubhouse, Broomfield (Virtual business mtg: 2-4 pm)

In person: Greenway Park Clubhouse, 110 Greenway Drive, Broomfield, 80020. Virtual: a Zoom link has been sent to  current members through our Google group. If you haven’t received a link, contact Brookie before Saturday. A reminder note, including the link will be sent to all members Saturday morning. The Zoom link will NOT be […]

Pool Session #1 – Centennial Pool, Longmont, CO, February 10, 2024 – WAITLIST started!

**A Waitlist Has Been Started**   Canoe Rolling and Bracing Clinic and Open Pool Availability – Registration is Required – See Below. Come join us to keep your boating skills active! Canoe Rolling Clinic, Feb 10th only:  Open canoeists with the proper outfitting to keep you in your canoe. Canoe Bracing Clinic, Feb 10th only:  Canoeists who want […]


Pool Session #2 – Centennial Pool, Longmont, CO, February 17, 2024 – WAITLIST Started!

**A Waitlist Has Been Started**   Whitewater Kayak Roll Clinic and Open Pool Availability – Registration is Required – See Below. Come join us to keep your boating skills active! Whitewater Kayak Roll Clinic, Feb. 17th Learn the basic steps to rolling up a whitewater kayak. You will need to bring a kayak, sprayskirt, paddle and […]


Pool Session #3 – Centennial Pool, Longmont, CO, March 2, 2024 – WAITLIST started!

**A Waitlist Has Been Started**    Self-Rescue and Boat Rescue Clinic and Open Pool Availability – Registration is Required – See Below. Come join us to keep your boating skills active! Self-Rescue and Canoe-Rescue Clinic: Practice solo and tandem canoe rescue techniques in warm pool water! You can see examples from previous pool sessions at: and Open Pool […]


Pool Session #4 – Centennial Pool, Longmont, CO, March 9, 2024

Open Pool Availability – Registration is Required – See Below. Come join us to keep your boating skills active! Open Pool Use to practice your strokes, get the feel for a new boat, etc. Sea Kayak Practice: The Rocky Mountain Sea Kayak Club will have a Sea Kayak Instructor available at each session if anyone would […]


All Clubs Paddle. South Platte River, from Evans to Kersey (or Kuner).

The 19th Almost Annual All Clubs Paddle from Evans to Kersey (or Kuner) is scheduled for the last Saturday in March. Rain or snow date is Saturday, April 6. The paddle will be similar to past years’ paddles but see the flyer for details. Registration is appreciated!   High Country River Rafters has set up a registration […]

Trip Coordinator (TC) Virtual Training via Zoom AND an on river day April18 and 20 2024

In one mid-week evening on Zoom with downloaded handouts,Bill Ashworth and Jeff Oxenford will give you the essential elements to successfully pulling off an RMCC ACA-sanctioned trip. A one day on-river session will follow on Saturday For more hands on paddling training, check the RMCC website and calendar for other classes. Dreaming – how do you […]


Level 3-4 Whitewater Canoeing (solo and tandem), Golden, CO There will be an ACA instructor development and certification workshop for whitewater canoeing held in and around Golden, CO. The focus of this class will be river/whitewater canoeing, solo and tandem. There is an option for students to participate in the first three days only (May […]

RMCC Canoe Rigging and Packing Class May 4 2024

Bill Ashworth’s house Boulder, CO, United States

Join RMCC for an afternoon clinic, learning to set up and pack your canoe for river tripping. This is a dry land exercise and will prepare you to rig your boat for moving water and what and how to pack for weekend and multi-day camping outings. Bill will cover rigging and techniques for efficient and […]

Niobrara River Memorial Day – MAY 24 -MAY 27

Valentine, NE Valentine, NE, United States

TRIP IS FULL BUT THERE IS A WAIT LIST This will be an ACA-sanctioned outing/event which requires EITHER ACA membership OR a $10/person insurance fee.  This is an easy, kids-friendly class 1 river, with our campground in the middle of the run.  Each day will be about 12 miles and about 4 hours. For more […]