Trip Reports


Nicomen Slough May 26, 2019

We parted our muster point at the Mission Visitors Information Center with 12 paddlers in 7 boats, Dave and Harry doing the solo thing while Carole and I, Leigh/ Gord, Tom/ Terra, Chris/ Paula, and Mike/ Rose were tandem. It was especially nice to have 2 ... More

A Visit to Seabird – May 25, 2019

Dave, Mike, Francis, Anya, and Harry spent some time at the Seabird Band’s annual Festival, in the Upper Fraser Valley.  This year was the 50th.   There were visitors from nearby elsewhere: Chilliwack, Nooksack, Lummi, Vancouver, and Vancouver ... More

Saturday May 11 Squamish River

The plan was to put in at the Ashlu River Bridge and take out at Fisherman’s Park. This would be a 22 km run.  This trip was a go, with modifications. Due to the really warm weather the river levels were on the rise the week before. On Thurs. and ... More

Paddy & Phil’s Excellent Adventure ; Upper Seymour – Not Again!

I usually go to Kamloops for Easter, but not this year. In the last few years many of our club disappear to America to paddle with the Lower Columbia Canoe Club and I am envious. I have to listen to all the tales of how great their rivers are, how well ... More

Coquitlam River March 10, 2019

It was chilly this morning in the central valley but clearly warning up and as we headed to the take-out location at Maquabeak Park under the Port Mann Bridge. The sun was out, the sky was blue and the temperature really didn’t matter, with 6 boats we ... More

Skagit River Paddle Jan 5, 2019

It was as early start for all as we needed to reach our marshaling point at Rockport WA by 1030. Its about 2 hours plus a border crossing so 7-8 am departures were  the average. Most of us were able to get through the border "rapids" without any problem ... More

Merritt to Sunshine Valley – Rivers Week June 29, 2018

Rivers Week June 29, 2018 – Merritt to Sunshine Valley Road East trip report – by Pam Farish Trip Leader – Mike; paddlers included Sandra, Scott with Halle and Eric; Tim, Mirella with Tia; Pam with Mike; Jen (solo boat); Margaret and Monica. It ... More

Nicomen Slough Trip Report May 2017

We all heard the rain pouring down during the early morning hours and set expectations accordingly for the day. As we met to set up the shuttle our mood was optimistic as the skies were overcast but it was a comfortable 12 degrees and not raining despite ... More

Thursday April 19, 2018 Nicomekl River trip by Pam Farish

Gord B. was the trip leader for this paddle. He paddled with a friend, Wanda, and Pam F. paddled one of Gord’s tandem canoes as a “solo” paddler.  A first for Pam to paddle solo. However she did not “swim” but did agree to write this report.  ... More

Seymour River – 7th April, 2018

So there we all were a, baking hot summer-like morning, about to get on the Seymour for a refreshing little pootle-paddle...   And then I woke up.   April, cold and damp.  But hey, we were still going down the Seymour - so it was still a good ... More