Trip Reports


Cheakamus River, Sunday, September 13, 2020

by Leigh B -  It was the Orange Boats’ Turn. Some trips - only red boats dump, others - blue boats dump. Often though – it’s a rainbow of boats dumping.  But this trip, it was the orange boats’ turn. Due to the wildfires in the western ... More

Adams 2020

Surf’s up on the Adams River September 2020 Hard to beat the September long weekend on the beautiful and very fun Adams River. What’s not to like about warm water, lots of adrenaline and good laughs. This was traditionally the official RCABC’s ... More

Drama on the Chilliwack

Click on the Videos link at CanoeBC.ca. PS: The Film is called Kara - Year 2 More

Nicola River — August 2020

Seven canoes set off on Friday morning. What a difference four weeks can make. From too much water on the July long weekend to one step above parched desert conditions in early August. We found out the hard ..Nicola-2020 More

Upper Chilliwack River, Aug 9 2020

Who was there: Jaylene, Ian, James, Jenny, Kara, Carey, Dave, Christine, Leigh, Jiri, Phil, Mark, Colleen, Graham, Simon. We met at the Tamihi Bridge to run the upper Chilliwack, putting in at Slesse and running the official Beaver trip to just before ... More

Trip report: SUMAS RIVER – August 16 2020 Ben G

Ten of us on the trip: Ben, Sophia, Rebecca, Riley, Dave, Karim, Mike, Carey, Ian and Jaylene On the hottest weekend of the summer we set out at 10 AM from the dam between The Sumas’ terminus and the Vedder. We met up at Huge park on Cole road. Carey ... More

Lower Chilliwack River 2020-08-09

Hard to find a nicer day to paddle this river; water levels were pleasant, beautiful sunny day, with a mild breeze to just to make you feel good. Eleven of the thirteen paddlers met on the south end of the Vedder Bridge to finalize trip details. Two ... More

False Creek Paddle – July 12, 2020

Trip Report – False Creek Paddle 20-07-12 It was a sunny Sunday morning when our three tandem canoes took to False Creek. On July 12, Jim S and Lia S, Ian C and Jaylene P, and April W and Pam F put in at Vanier Park. The water was calm and cleaner ... More

Coldwater River from Juliet Creek to Larson Hill

  So I fell out of my boat – but it wasn’t really my fault!  My prescription sunglasses were broken and I couldn’t see without my regular glasses AND the rock just jumped out of the river in front of me!  I tried really hard to avoid it, ... More

Tulameen River- Canyon Run – June 28, 2020

The “Canyon Run” on the Tulameen River is an exciting white water run and this year was no exception. the water was moving quickly and a bit “pushier” than usual.  It is a solid grade 2 to 2+ run with a couple features that could be classed ... More