5 Results for author: Leigh Burton

Pam’s Widgeon Creek

Widgeon Creek For me this was my first, official BCC paddle, of 2021.   I was so happy to be joining my fellow BCC paddling friends.  We did have an early start so we could find parking spots, which meant that when we reached the picnic place we ... More

Widgeon Creek

June 6th, 2021 – the paddling season has officially begun with the first trip of the “year”. Many of us have paddled in small groups, mostly usually with no shuttles, but since Covid, it has been few and far between for most of us. Now we ... 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

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

South Allouette – February 2017

by Leigh Burton So Sunday, Feb 26, I woke up to snow and wondered, “Whatever prompted me to decide to join a trip on the South Alouette today!?” Oh well, I’d already loaded up the car and was ready to go. 10:00 am saw us at the 232nd Park at the ... More