Trip Reports


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

Buntzen Lake Trip Report from April 8, 2018 by Pam Farish

If you had been following the weather forecasts for what the weather would be like on Sunday April 8th for the Buntzen Lake paddle, perhaps you decided to stay at home to keep dry. So for the 4 beavers who took a chance they had a rain-free paddle!  ... More

Widgeon Creek Paddle March 18, 2018 by Marie Bremner

“Attention”, the sign said. “Due to very hazardous conditions, the Widgeon Falls trail is closed beyond this point. Any travel beyond this sign is not recommended and at your own risk. Visitors to the falls should use the newly constructed and ... More

Chilliwack River March 25 2018 Tamahi

As normal your President was the first to capsize - so they must write the report. Notice my modern use of the pronoun “they”. I will now refer to myself in the first person. Not to be left out Jenny Wakely and Bill Moore who I refer to as Bill ... More

Trip Report – Harrison River Sept 2017

The trip was billed as an easy paddle through the valley farmlands with some moving water in the middle. There was casual interest until Friday afternoon when this quiet country paddle stirred the interest of the masses and suddenly people began emailing ... More

Cheakamus – Saturday September 9, 2017

Per usual I dumped, unusually it was below Fergies (Sea Wolf ). So ipso facto I write the report ill stop the Latin. Carey send out a last minute call for the Cheakamus. Alain and Anne answered the call as did I and Beranrd who wanted to bring Jen! ... More

Newcastle Island Family Campout – Aug 11-13th, 2017

We were greeted by the sun as we left home Friday morning. Meeting up at the passenger drop off at Horseshoe Bay were two tandem, one solo and two kayaks, paddlers Rebecca, Ramsay and young Nicola, Suzanna and John, Karey Parsa and Bryan. We were right ... More

Cheakamus River – August 12, 2017

Well, it happened. I was the first to fall out of my boat, so here’s my take on the day. This is actually two trip reports, one very serious, and the other, a more light- hearted version. The first part of the trip was great. The river level was a ... More