Colorado River: Cisco Landing to Onion creek

2 days class I, with an overnight on the river. Those who want can add more. Cisco landing to Dewey bridge is a somewhat isolated desert area. Second day we will go into the deeper more colorful canyon, a stretch known as “postcard alley”. And then??? Contact Trip Coordinator: Janet Mallory, janetrpm@gmail.com 720-236-6308,

Boundary Waters Canoe Area, Minnesota

These dates are tentative and may change depending on the needs of the group.  The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota, and Quetico Provincial Park in Canada, hug their respective sides of the border, but combine to offer 3 million acres of road-less wilderness containing more than 3000 lakes, protected from motorboats, lodges, and […]

Green River from Flaming Gorge Dam thru Swallow Canyon

(This trip is currently full and a waiting list has been started)   River Classification: Section A:  Class II – II+ pool drop plus the II+ Mother-in-law Rapid; COLD water Section B:  Red Creek Rapid = Class III (portage/line on river left) Section C:  Class I+ Campgrounds: Friday night we have a very large (75 […]

Colorado River: Cisco Landing to Onion creek

2 days class I, with an overnight on the river. Those who want can add more. Cisco landing to Dewey bridge is a somewhat isolated desert area. Second day we will go into the deeper more colorful canyon, a stretch known as “postcard alley”. And then??? Contact Trip Coordinator: Janet Mallory, janetrpm@gmail.com 720-236-6308,

Colorado River – Loma to Westwater Sept 25 – 26

Colorado River: Loma to Westwater

Join RMCC as we paddle the Colorado River Saturday – Sunday 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 Saturday night – TBD. Our late September date should offer gorgeous fall color on the canyon […]

Colorado River: Loma to Westwater Sun Sept 26 – Mon Sept 27 2021

Loma, CO

There are plenty of spots available  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 […]

Colorado River – Loma to Westwater (2 nights camping); September 26 – September 28, 2021

Colorado River: Loma to Westwater

We have added a third option to boat the Colorado River from Loma, CO to the Westwater Station boat ramp in UT through Ruby and Horsethief Canyons.  This trip is Sunday through Tuesday,  camping at Cottonwood #2 on Sunday night (~mile 6) and Black Rocks #2 (~mile 16.5) on Monday night.  Takeout is Tuesday mid- […]

Colorado River: Cisco Landing to Onion creek

2 days class I, with an overnight on the river. Those who want can add more. Cisco landing to Dewey bridge is a somewhat isolated desert area. Second day we will go into the deeper more colorful canyon, a stretch known as “postcard alley”. And then??? Trip Coordinator: Janet Mallory, janetrpm@gmail.com 720-236-6308,

Chatfield Reservoir

Don’t put your boat away quite yet. This is a beautiful time of year to paddle Chatfield Reservoir. The cottonwood trees are likely to be displaying their golden fall colors creating a stunning backdrop for the large number of birds (pelicans, cormorants, Canadian Geese, king fishers, etc.) that make the reservoir their home. We will […]

Planning and Permit Party

Virtual — Zoom

All are welcome! We will hold our Planning and Permit Party virtually via Zoom on January 9, 2022, 7:00-9:00 pm. Come learn about 2022 RMCC trips and classes and discover how to apply for other popular rivers that require a permit. Zoom link will be emailed to members closer to the event. If you are […]

Free

Intro to River Safety and Rescue Zoom Presentation

Tue, March 22, 7:00pm – 8:30pm Your presenters are Debbie Hinde and Randy Knauff. Our topics will be: Getting to the water safely Selecting the waterway Finding information Selecting the right gear Paddler roles & responsibilities River signals Scouting Self-Rescue Techniques Assisted Rescue Techniques If you paddle or row on rivers, learning the fundamentals of […]

Revised: 17th Almost Annual Joint Club Paddle – South Platte River, Evans to Kersey or Kuner

South Platte River – Evans to Kersey or Kuner CO

If you are considering joining us, PLEASE NOTE:  March 26th weather is looking good, but this is no longer a family-friendly, first-timer’s run — you have to be able to control your boat to avoid multiple gravel bars and strainers and to portage two dangerous dams.  Please see the description in the revised flier — […]

Trip Coordinator (TC) Virtual Training via Zoom

In one evening on Zoom and with downloaded handouts, we’ll give you the essential elements to successfully pulling off an RMCC ACA-sanctioned trip. For more hands on paddling training, check the RMCC website and calendar for other classes. The curriculum is still being developed but here’s the outline: Dreaming – how do you get a trip […]

15th Annual Platte River Cleanup

Rocky Mountain Canoe Club is one of the sponsors this year for the Platte River Cleanup. Please contact Anne Fiore at anne_fiore@yahoo.com if you are planning to attend. Here are details provided by Protect Our Rivers Protect Our Rivers is hosting the 15th Annual South Platte Cleanup – an event that has historically rallied 200+ kayakers, […]

Essentials of Canoeing: Flatwater and Moving Water. 2-Day Class

**This Class is currently Full.  Please register for our Waitlist** The cost is $45 per person for the entire class (or $25 per person for just the flatwater class on April 30) to be paid before the class. Students can enroll for only the flatwater day if they desire. If you are not a current […]

Cancelled (poor weather). After-Work McIntosh Lake Paddle. 6 pm-8:00 pm, Wed., May 4

Enjoy a casual social evening paddle around  McIntosh Lake. The sun prepares to set with the backdrop of  Long’s Peak. Plan to launch at 6 pm. This is an ACA event and requires a signed ACA waiver. Contact Brookie with questions or to sign up, as well as to get specific meeting location. brookiegal@gmail.com McIntosh […]

RMCC Canoe Rigging and Packing Class May 7 2022

Bill Ashworth’s house Boulder, CO

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 […]

After-Work McIntosh Lake Paddle. 6 pm-8:00 pm, Tues., May 10

Mark your calendar!  Plan to launch at 6 pm. Enjoy a social paddle around the McIntosh Lake, as the sun prepares to set with the backdrop of  Long’s Peak.  McIntosh Lake. Launch along south side of lake from Lakeshore Dive, Longmont, CO 80503. Additional details will follow. Contact Brookie with questions or to sign up. […]

RMCC Niobrara River Memorial Day 2022 near Valentine, NE

Valentine, NE Valentine, NE

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 information about skill level and equipment information, see RMCC […]

Arkansas River and Bluegrass Memorial Day 2022 near Salida, CO May 28 – May 30

This will be an ACA-sanctioned outing/event which requires EITHER ACA membership OR a $10/person insurance fee. This is a combination of class II day trips and the Bluegrass on the River festival, with our campground 3 miles from the music event. See: https://bluegrassonthearkansas.org/schedule/ for the late Saturday and Sunday music. The river sections that we […]