10 Results for author: David

Moody Inlet – June 25, 2020 – Dave W

We had five boats: Mike & Pam, Anya & Leigh, Shahram & Kathy, Christine & Serrat, & Dave.  April could not come as she was doing her laundry. The original plan was to meet at the Belcarra Picnic Area Parking Lot.  But evidently, ... More

Ladner Marsh – June 7, 2020 – Pam F

Sunday June 7, 2020 was a perfect day for a club paddle on the Fraser River.  It was bright, sunny and windy!  We met at the Ladner Wharf and got our canoes off cars and our gear assembled.  Dave W did the pre-paddle safety meeting and we all introd... More

North Alouette River – June 14 – Leigh B

June 14th was damp.  Two solo and two tandem boats met to paddle the North Alouette river.  This river is not often paddled as it seldom has enough water to make it navigable.  We were lucky(?), however, as this day it was just right. We met at ... More

Beaver Day Trips to Resume

After a long sedentary wait, the Beaver Canoe Club will be resuming weekly day paddles.  As per past practice. we’ll be scheduling trips according to ambient water levels and leader availability. And because of the current COVID 19 pandemic, we will ... More


Allow me to say right from the start that I volunteered to write this trip report; I never dumped once during my two paddles on the Similkameen, although it was hinted to us that the river levels might be low due to all the water being in our canoe.  In ... More

President’s Message – June 2017

Congratulations New Paddlers for earning your  Tandem Lakewater certificates.  Many have gone on to try out moving water.  Did I mention we fall in sometimes?  Congratulations for that as well. Thanks for Carey and all the instructors who helped, ... More

North Alouette Meander

In late October, we paddled the North Alouette River from 232nd Street to Neaves Road, Maple Ridge.   This was one of Mike’s impromptu trips.  They happen a lot, but only when he’s not tired, and only if you’re on his email list.  The ... More

Alouette River

Upper Alouette February 2016 By Dave WesteII Length paddled: 7 km Grade: II-III Time: 3.5 hours Level: 16 cms Participants: Phil, Denise, Leigh, Bryan, Dave I’m sworn to secrecy about who fell in. But let’s just say that ... More

Serpentine River to the Nicomeckle River

Serpentine River to the Nicomeckle River Dec 19, 2015 By Dave WesteIISouth Surrey Solstice This was Mike’s answer to the Christmas Lights paddle at Hollyburn, or the Solstice paddle at False Creek. We were the Valley dwellers who weren’t about to ... More

Harrison River

Harrison River November 21, 2015 by Dave WesteII The mid November Fish 'n Fowl paddle has become an annual event. This year, we had 15 or so people in various tandem boats and one big voyageur. When some kayakers asked what club we were with, we had to ... More