Trip Reports


Return to the Kettle – and guide to put ins and camping

We recently did a club presentation on the many family friendly canoe camping trips we've did on the Kettle River, near Rock Creek BC, when the kids were growing up. It inspired us to do a return to the Kettle after Rivers Week 2021, and to try out an ... More

Basic Paddlers – Thank You.

by Kate L Hello! Though sad to miss Rivers Week (next summer for sure!) Adam and I just got back from paddling the Bowron Lakes Circuit. We finished the trip in an easy 4.5 days but we're very grateful for the class during our trip. Water levels were ... More

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 6, 2021

Widgeon Creek June 6th, 2021                   Dave W   Why another report for this trip?  Well, our trip leader thought that there have been no trip ... 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

Kootenay River Highlights

If you missed the Beaver November meeting here is a link to an abbreviated version of the entertainment. More

Widgeon Creek Year End Trip 20-10-18

         For the final trip of the year nature decided to give us excellent water levels both in and out of the waterway.  There was a light rain earlier in the morning but it had stopped by the time we were loading and we didn’t see anymore ... More

Trip Report: Thanksgiving Weekend Part 2: Skagit River: Oct 12, 2020: Leigh B

Monday morning, we - being Leigh B, Owen L and Dave W -  headed to Hope to meet up with Anya Mc, Luke M and Dave A who were coming to paddle Yale to Hope on the Fraser. We drove to the proposed take out.  The water was a bit higher than yesterday and ... More

Trip Report: Thanksgiving Weekend Part 1: Fraser River Agassiz to Deroche: Oct 11, 2020 Leigh B

Well!   What a week-end! Dave W had organized a trip for both Sunday and Monday on the Fraser River. From Agassiz to Deroche and from Yale to Hope.  The water levels were fine (4.9 m deep and 2,740 m3/s) at Hope.  The weather was predicted as rain ... More

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