Past Trips

Looking for inspiration? Browse this list of past SKABC trips for ideas and information.

The trips are ordered by date, most recent first.

September 2019

Date Event Type
Sun, Sep 15, 2019
(8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Alouette Lake (2D)
Please join Philip Kubik & Kapila Jayaweera on this fall day trip up Alouette Lake to the far end and return. [ booked FULL ]
Trip
Sat, Sep 14, 2019
(10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Admiralty Point (Belcarra) – Invasive Plants Pull (2A)
Please join SKABC and MVR Parks in this conservation activity. A day paddle in Indian Arm to remove invasive plants from beaches that are typically not accessed from land.
Stewardship/ Environment, Trip

August 2019

Date Event Type
Fri, Aug 30, 2019 - Mon, Sep 2, 2019
(12:00 PM)
Labour Day Weekend Group Camp at Newcastle Island Marine Park
Join SKABC's Labour Day Weekend group kayak camping trip at Newcastle Island Marine Park. The park is a short paddle away from the Nanaimo Departure Bay ferry terminal. The island has a sandy, gentle shoreline - perfect for kayaks. There are many options for day paddles and hikes around the island so it makes for an interesting weekend.
Trip
Sat, Aug 17, 2019 - Sun, Aug 18, 2019
(10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Nahatlatch Paddling & Car Camping (2B)
Club member and archaeologist Brian Pegg leads this trip on mysterious Nahatlatch Lake in the Fraser Canyon to see ancient rock art. [ booked full ]
Trip

July 2019

Date Event Type
Wed, Jul 31, 2019
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Paddle from North Vancouver every Wednesday evening till end of July. Destinations and routes will vary each week.
Trip
Sat, Jul 27, 2019 - Sat, Aug 3, 2019
(12:00 AM)
Nootka Sound (3C)
A 1 week trip led by Bruce Pickwell to Nootka Island on the West Coast of Vancouver Island.
Trip
Wed, Jul 24, 2019
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Paddle from North Vancouver every Wednesday evening till end of July. Destinations and routes will vary each week.
Trip
Sat, Jul 20, 2019 - Sun, Jul 21, 2019
(9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Whytecliff Park to Keats Island Overnight Trip (3C)
(Booking closed) Join Kapila and Maureen on an overnight trip in Howe Sound, exploring Plumper Cover national park located on the Northwest shore of Keats Island. Launching from Dufferin Avenue West Vancouver near Whytecliff park.
Trip
Wed, Jul 17, 2019
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Paddle from North Vancouver every Wednesday evening till end of July. Destinations and routes will vary each week.
Trip
Thu, Jul 11, 2019 - Sun, Jul 21, 2019
(All Day)
Gulf Islands National Park Tour (2C)
Bruce Pickwell is coordinating this circle tour of the Southern Gulf Islands in mid-July. Preliminary reservations have been made for a maximum of 10 participants.
Trip
Wed, Jul 10, 2019
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Paddle from North Vancouver every Wednesday evening till end of July. Destinations and routes will vary each week.
Trip
Sat, Jul 6, 2019
(10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Club Locarno/SKABC: Paddle + BBQ
A fun paddle & BBQ at Club Locarno. Register here.
Public, Social, Trip
Wed, Jul 3, 2019
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Paddle from North Vancouver every Wednesday evening till end of July. Destinations and routes will vary each week.
Trip

June 2019

Date Event Type
Wed, Jun 26, 2019
(5:30 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Paddle from North Vancouver every Wednesday evening till end of July. Destinations and routes will vary each week.
Trip
Sun, Jun 23, 2019 - Thu, Jun 27, 2019
(12:00 AM)
Gulf Islands (3B) – Go With the Flow
Join Maureen Benzon on a multi-day trip through the Gulf Islands (Gabriola Passage to Carlos Island) gaining practical experience negotiating tidal currents. This is also a great opportunity for a new trip leader to learn the ropes. [ booked 3/5 ]
Trip
Sat, Jun 15, 2019 - Sun, Jun 16, 2019
(All Day)
Indian Arm to Granite Falls (2C)
This overnight trip up Indian Arm is a club classic, led once again by John Leung. [ booked FULL ]
Trip
Thu, Jun 13, 2019
(5:30 PM - 10:00 PM)
Crescent Beach Sunset Paddle (2B)
A sunset paddle at Crescent Beach, out the channel markers then turn toward Camp Kwomais. Paddle along the shore on the way back. [ booked 3/12 ]
Trip
Sun, Jun 2, 2019
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Anvil Island & Pam Rocks (3C)
This day trip circumnavigation of Anvil Island, launches from Porteau Cove and takes in Christie Islets and Pam Rocks. Led by Philip Kubik. [ booked FULL ]
Trip

May 2019

Date Event Type
Sun, May 26, 2019
(8:30 AM - 12:00 PM)
Howe Sound Rescues and Rolling (2B)
Join Maureen Benzon at Batchelor Cove (near Whytecliff Park) in West Van for a morning of rescue and rolling practice. Beginner rollers are welcome.
Trip
Sat, May 25, 2019 - Sun, Jun 2, 2019
(All Day)
Broken Islands Mentored Trip (3A)
Led by Graham Lorimer and Bob Salo, this trip to the Broken Group Islands offers Beginners mentoring in planning and executing a multi-day trip. Please provide a paddling CV to Bob & Graham for consideration. [ booked FULL ]
Trip
Tue, May 21, 2019
(9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Furry Creek Rock Art (2B)
Join archaeologist (and club member) Brian Pegg on this day trip in Howe Sound to view ancient First Nations rock art. [ booked FULL ]
Trip
Sun, May 19, 2019
(All Day)
South Howe Sound From Bowen Bay (2B)
A club classic, this day trip launches from Bowen Bay to explore the Pasley Islands and area. [ booked 5/9 ]
Trip
Sat, May 18, 2019
(All Day)
CANCELLED Conservation & Stewardship at Widgeon Slough (1A)
Please join us for Widgeon Invasive Plant Pull #2. We are continuing the work started last month, however we get to launch from a special location. Don't be late!
Stewardship/ Environment, Trip
Fri, May 17, 2019 - Tue, May 21, 2019
(All Day)
Copeland Islands (2B), Victoria Day Weekend *updated dates*
Come for a Base Camp & Explore trip to the Copeland Islands with Karin Hartner. [ booked FULL ]
Trip
Sat, May 4, 2019
(10:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Spring Fling: Cates Park to Jug Island (1A)
Spring Fling [ booked FULL ]
Public, Social, Trip
Sat, May 4, 2019
(9:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
Spring Fling: Cates Park to Twin Islands (2B)
Spring Fling [ booked FULL ]
Public, Social, Trip
Sat, May 4, 2019
(9:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
Spring Fling: Cates Park to Thwaytes Landing (3B)
Spring Fling [ booked 4/10 ]
Public, Social, Trip
Sat, May 4, 2019
(9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Spring Fling: Deep Cove Kayak Rental Centre to Twin Islands (2B)
Spring Fling [ booked 4/12 ]
Public, Social, Trip
Sat, May 4, 2019
(8:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Spring Fling: Deep Cove to Silver Falls (3B)
Spring Fling [ booked 6/7 ]
Public, Social, Trip
Sat, May 4, 2019
(All Day)
Spring Fling 2019
Registrations are now open for this annual event that takes place the first Saturday of May.
Trip

April 2019

Date Event Type
Sat, Apr 20, 2019
(8:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
Eagle Harbour & Rescue Practice (2B)
A day trip in West Vancouver to explore Whytecliff Park and practice rescues with club safety officer Scott Tebbutt. [ booked FULL | Wait List ]
Trip
Sat, Apr 13, 2019
(9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Paddle & Pull – Widgeon Creek Invasive Plants Removal (1A)
Calling on our members to join the Conservation Committee on a paddle up Widgeon Creek to root out some invasive plant species. For this special event, we will be allowed access onto a beach that is normally off limits. [ booked 7/12 ]
Stewardship/ Environment, Trip
Sat, Apr 6, 2019 - Sun, Apr 7, 2019
(All Day)
Portland Island (2B) – CANCELLED
Join Jayne Hardy and Quirine Schuyff on this shoulder season, overnight trip to Portland Island from Schwartz Bay. [ bookings closed ]
Trip

March 2019

Date Event Type
Sun, Mar 31, 2019
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
English Bay (2C)
Philip Kubik & Kapila Jayaweera lead this early season day trip circumnavigation of English Bay, including False Creek and crossing of English Bay. [ booked FULL | Wait List ]
Trip
Sun, Mar 24, 2019
(11:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Lower Fraser River (2B), Part 2
Join Nick Heath on a 2nd day trip exploring the lower Fraser River along the north arm of the Fraser in Vancouver around Point Grey to Jericho Beach. [ booked 6/7 ]
Trip
Sun, Mar 17, 2019
(9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Lower Fraser River (2B), Part 1
Join Nick Heath on a day trip exploring the lower Fraser River from the Port Mann Bridge along the north arm of the Fraser in Burnaby. [ booked 5/7 ]
Trip

October 2018

Date Event Type
Sat, Oct 27, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Harrison River Day Trip (1C/2C)Correction to Saturday Oct 27
My apologies for initially setting this on the wrong date. Join us for this all-day, always fun, event. This is an easy (but fairly long)...
Trip

September 2018

Date Event Type
Fri, Sep 21, 2018 - Sun, Sep 23, 2018
(All Day)
Thormanby Islands (2B) – TRIP FULL
Trip now Full Thormanby Island, one of the Sunshine Coast's best kept secrets, is noted for its sandy beaches and pristine shoreline. Low tide exposes...
Trip
Thu, Sep 20, 2018 - Sun, Sep 23, 2018
(All Day)
Quadra Island (2B-C/3C)
Come discover the beauty and fun of Quadra Island. We'll have the Discovery Islands Lodge to ourselves and we'll have a fantastic time! There will...
Trip
Sun, Sep 16, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Fraser River, Hope to Chilliwack, BC (3C)
The mighty Fraser River is a Canadian Heritage River and one of the longest (1375 km) in Canada. Though there are few rapids, the most...
Trip
Sat, Sep 15, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Anvil Island from Porteau Cove (3C) **NEW DATE**
Anvil Island is the third-largest of the islands in Howe Sound and the northernmost of the major islands there. Afternoon inflow winds can be challenging...
Trip

August 2018

Date Event Type
Wed, Aug 29, 2018 - Sat, Sep 1, 2018
(All Day)
Go with the flow (Southern Gulf Islands circumnavigate Valdez Island) (B3)
POSTPONED until Aug 29th thru Sep 1st Classification: B3 New date: Wednesday August 29, 2018 until September 1, 2018 (4 nights) Circumnavigating Valdez requires navigating...
Trip
Wed, Aug 15, 2018 - Sat, Aug 18, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Jedediah Island (3D) – TRIP FULL
Jedediah Island Marine Provincial Park, located between Lasqueti and Texada islands in the Strait of Georgia off central Vancouver Island, has long been a popular...
Trip
Sun, Aug 12, 2018 - Thu, Aug 23, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Central Coast (3B/3C)
The Central Coast, BC is a Paddler’s Paradise. Kayakers can explore the central coast’s inlets, coves and beautiful sandy beaches. En route, watch for sea...
Trip
Sat, Aug 4, 2018 - Sun, Aug 5, 2018
(10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Thornbrough Point or Bain Creek: An Overnight on Howe Sound (2A/3A)
Explore lower Howe Sound camping at a site identified and improved by SKABC volunteers. This is a single overnight with a potluck dinner and breakfast at one of the BC Marine Trails sites.
Trip

July 2018

Date Event Type
Sun, Jul 29, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Boundary Bay Crossing (3C)
Paddle across Boundary Bay from Crescent Beach, a beachside community, within South Surrey. We'll plan a crossing that will serve as as a training run...
Trip
Sat, Jul 21, 2018
(8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Indian Arm Archaeology (2C)
Sign up for a kayak day tour to several important archaeological sites in the Southern Indian Arm area. Participants will learn how to identify sites...
Trip
Wed, Jul 11, 2018 - Sat, Jul 21, 2018
(All Day)
Nuchatlitz and Nootka (3D)
Paddle Nuchatlitz and Nootka starting from Little Esperanza.  This trip can have a range experiences from protected waters to open ocean including some surf beaches. A wetsuit or drysuit...
Trip
Sun, Jul 1, 2018 - Sat, Jul 7, 2018
(All Day)
Clayoquot Sound (2C/3C)
Paddle Clayoquat Sound starting from Tofino Harbour.  This trip can have a range experiences from protected waters to open ocean including some surf beaches. A wetsuit or drysuit will be...
Trip

June 2018

Date Event Type
Wed, Jun 27, 2018
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Sun, Jun 24, 2018 - Tue, Jul 3, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Bunsby Group Islands (2C/3C) – CANCELLED
THIS TRIP HAS BEEN CANCELLED When: Sunday, June 24, 2018 overnight at Fair Harbour, followed by 8 nights on the water until return to Fair...
Trip
Sat, Jun 23, 2018
(8:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Howe Sound Rock Art (2B)
Sign up for a kayak day tour to visit an important rock art site on the east shore of Howe Sound just north of Furry...
Trip
Sat, Jun 23, 2018 - Sun, Jun 24, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Indian Arm to Granite Falls (2C)
Indian Arm is a steep-sided glacial fjord adjacent to the city of Vancouver in southwestern British Columbia. Formed during the last Ice Age, it extends...
Trip
Fri, Jun 22, 2018 - Sun, Jul 1, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Bunsby Group Islands (2C/3C)
Experience the spectacular rugged north-west Vancouver Island coastline from the the Bunsby group of islands. Adjacent to the Checleset Bay Ecological Reserve, located on the...
Trip
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Wed, Jun 20, 2018
(9:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
Barnet Marine Park to Cates Park Return (2B)
Enjoy a day paddle at the where the Burrard Inlet meets the south end of Indian Arm, a scenic fjord surrounded by spectacular mountains, with...
Trip
Mon, Jun 18, 2018 - Sat, Jun 23, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Deer Group Island (2B/3C) TRIP FULL
The Deer Group Islands are a beautiful set of islands in the south east corner of Barkley Sound. Rugged shorelines, sandy beaches, sea caves and...
Trip
Sat, Jun 16, 2018
(9:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
Bowen Island Circumnavigation (3C) – POSTPONED
Update on June 12 -- this trip will be rescheduled for July. Bowen Island is just across the Queen Charlotte Channel from Horseshoe Bay. The...
Trip
Thu, Jun 14, 2018 - Sun, Jun 17, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Indian Arm (2C)
Indian Arm is a steep-sided glacial fjord adjacent to the city of Vancouver in southwestern British Columbia. Formed during the last Ice Age, it extends...
Trip
Wed, Jun 13, 2018
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Sun, Jun 10, 2018
(9:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
Barnet Marine Park to Deep Cove Return (2B)
Enjoy a day paddle at the where the Burrard Inlet meets the south end of Indian Arm, a scenic fjord surrounded by spectacular mountains, with...
Trip
Sat, Jun 9, 2018
(7:30 AM - 4:30 PM)
Apodaca Park Cleanup for World Oceans Day (2A or 3A)
Let's celebrate World Oceans Day by cleaning up this beautiful cove on Bowen Island that has long been a Provincial Park, but a rather neglected...
Stewardship/ Environment, Trip
Wed, Jun 6, 2018
(6:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Sat, Jun 2, 2018
(9:30 AM - 3:30 PM)
Crescent Beach, Surrey to White Rock Return (2C)
Paddle along the shoreline from Crescent Beach, Surrey (Boundary Bay) to White Rock (Semiahmoo Bay). Break for lunch in White Rock before returning back to...
Trip
Sat, Jun 2, 2018 - Sun, Jun 3, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Kayak Cuisine Weekend Trip (3C)
Tired of instant noodles or pasta for dinner every night of your kayak trip? Frustrated with the high cost/low taste freeze dried packaged meals? Planning...
Trip

May 2018

Date Event Type
Wed, May 30, 2018
(5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Sat, May 26, 2018 - Sat, Jun 2, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Broken Group Islands Mentored Trip (2B/3B)
A spectacular set of islands on the west coast of  Vancouver Island, the Broken Group Islands are a kayaker's dream destination, offering a secluded wilderness...
Trip
Wed, May 23, 2018
(5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Fri, May 18, 2018 - Mon, May 21, 2018
(All Day)
Pender Island Base Camp and Day Paddles May 18 to May 21 2018
Base Camp at Prior Centenial Campground Day Paddle each day from Mortimer Spit on South Pender Possible destinations South Pender, Saturna, Samuel or Mayne Islands...
Social, Trip
Fri, May 18, 2018 - Tue, May 22, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Copeland Islands (2B/3C)
Copeland Islands Marine Provincial Park was established in July of 1971 and consists of a small chain of islands, islets and rocks in Thulin Passage....
Trip
Fri, May 18, 2018 - Tue, May 22, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Broken Group Islands (2B/3B) – CANCELLED
UPDATE: As of April 20th 2018 this trip is canceled. Sorry for any inconvenience.   Visit the beautiful and popular Broken Group before the summer...
Trip
Wed, May 16, 2018
(5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Sat, May 12, 2018 - Sun, May 13, 2018
(All Day)
Howe Sd Spring Site Inspections
Your opportunity to visit each of the 6 sites by boat or possibly by kayak to see how they have fared over winter and to...
Stewardship/ Environment, Trip
Wed, May 9, 2018
(5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Sat, May 5, 2018
(All Day)
Spring Fling 2018 (1A/2B)
Join us for SKABC's annual paddle and party on May 5, 2018. It's open to members and the public. First, we paddle, then we feast!...
Public, Social, Trip
Wed, May 2, 2018
(5:30 PM - 7:30 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip

April 2018

Date Event Type
Sat, Apr 28, 2018 - Sun, Apr 29, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Portland Island From Swartz Bay (2A/2B)
Expect to see an abundance of wildlife as you depart from Swartz Bay and pass through the scenic Gulf Islands. Excellent camping and ample opportunity...
Trip
Fri, Apr 27, 2018 - Sun, Apr 29, 2018
(2:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Denman & Hornby Islands – Overnight Camping (1A/2A)
An hour north of Nanaimo just off Vancouver Island, explore two natural islands and several islets from a pristine beach campsite.
Trip
Wed, Apr 25, 2018
(5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
(5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Sun, Apr 15, 2018
(12:00 AM)
South Howe Sound From Bowen Bay (2B)
A good early season trip through the archipelago off the west side of Bowen Island. This trip is suitable for beginners. We will launch from...
Trip
Sat, Apr 14, 2018 - Sun, Apr 15, 2018
(All Day)
Tantalus Landing Overnight in Howe Sound (2A/3A)
Spend the weekend in a local paradise, and help make it even more luxurious. We will be building a table in the only Howe Sound Marine Trails campsite with a waterfall running through it.
Trip
Wed, Apr 11, 2018
(5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip
Mon, Apr 9, 2018 - Mon, Apr 16, 2018
(12:00 AM)
Jervis Inlet (2C/3C)
Explore Jervis Inlet on the Sunshine Coast with Reed Clarke. Since this is an early Spring paddle with water temperatures at 6-8 degrees a wetsuit...
Trip
Wed, Apr 4, 2018
(5:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
Wednesday Evening Paddle Series in North Vancouver (2A)
Offered every Wednesday evening from April through June. Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please bring a headlamp in case of late return! Trip goes...
Trip

February 2018

Date Event Type
Sun, Feb 4, 2018
(10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)
Ladner Marsh (1A)
Don't let the cobwebs accumulate on your kayak! This easy 1A winter paddle will be followed by an optional microbrewery/pub lunch.
Trip

January 2018

Date Event Type
Sun, Jan 21, 2018
(10:00 AM - 12:30 PM)
Trip Planning Meeting
The 2018 trip planning meeting is Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 10am til 12:30pm in Surrey. All members are welcome! We're looking for members who...
Social, Trip

October 2017

Date Event Type
Sun, Oct 22, 2017
(9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
English Bay (2B)
Circumnavigate English Bay on a 12 mile (20km) route exploring the entire coastline.
Trip
Sat, Oct 14, 2017 - Sun, Oct 15, 2017
(All Day)
Howe Sound Site Inspections
Site stewardship weekend in Howe Sd. No hard work just inspect the 6 sites and get to know them by boat.
Stewardship/ Environment, Trip
Sat, Oct 14, 2017
(All Day)
Harrison River (2B)
Join us for this all-day, always fun, event. This is an easy (but fairly long) float from Harrison Hot Springs down the river to Kilby Regional...
Trip

September 2017

Date Event Type
Fri, Sep 22, 2017 - Sun, Sep 24, 2017
(All Day)
Thormanby Islands (2B)
A full weekend on the Sunshine Coast up past Sechelt and on the remote and wild Thormanby Islands
Trip
Sat, Sep 2, 2017 - Sat, Sep 9, 2017
(All Day)
Broken Group (2B)
This weeklong trip into the mostly-protected Broken Group is on the bucket list of every BC kayaker.
Trip

August 2017

Date Event Type
Sat, Aug 5, 2017 - Mon, Aug 7, 2017
(All Day)
Sechelt Inlet (2B)
This trip is now Full This is a good trip for people new to kayak camping.  Between launch location to Nine Mile Point campsite (one...
Trip

July 2017

Date Event Type
Sun, Jul 23, 2017
(5:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Sunset Paddle: Blackie Spit to Serpentine River (2B) DATE CHANGED
Shoreline paddle with a picnic dinner just prior to sunset
Trip
Sat, Jul 22, 2017
(8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Indian Arm Archaeology (1B) (TRIP FULL)
Explore the unknown aboriginal settlements on the lower Indian Arm, and learn how to identify and respect these culturally-important sites.
Trip
Mon, Jul 17, 2017 - Sat, Jul 22, 2017
(All Day)
Desolation Sound and Discovery Islands Camping (2B/2C)
This Trip is now Full This is multiday paddling and camping trip in Desolation Sound and the Discovery Islands group. The waters of this area are...
Trip

June 2017

Date Event Type
Sat, Jun 24, 2017 - Sun, Jun 25, 2017
(All Day)
Granite Falls (2B)
Summary: This trip is ideal for those new to kayak camping.  We’ll launch from the beach at Deep Cove rental. First targeted rest stop will...
Trip
Sun, Jun 18, 2017 - Sat, Jun 24, 2017
(All Day)
Broken Islands Group Kayak Camping (2A-3B) TRIP FULL
Visit the beautiful and popular Broken Group before the summer crowds arrive. This trip can accommodate newer kayak campers but requires that paddlers be able to...
Trip
Sat, Jun 17, 2017
(8:00 AM - 5:30 PM)
Bowen Island Circumnavigation – Classification (3D) 24 NM
Circumnavigation of Bowen Island, including passing through Pasley Group. Difficulty depends on the wind. Wind and waves can be significant along Bowen south side. Wetsuit or...
Trip
Sun, Jun 11, 2017
(9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Anvil I. and Pam Rocks (3C)
Explore central Howe Sound and sea lion and bird colonies.
Trip
Thu, Jun 8, 2017
(9:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Barnet Marine Park to Cates Park (2B)
Meet up at 9:00am at the lower drop off zone. When you turn off of Barnet Hwy keep to the right as you turn the...
Trip
Sat, Jun 3, 2017
(9:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Crescent Beach to White Rock (2C)
A shoreline paddle from Boundary into Semiahmoo Bay, with a lunch stop in White Rock
Trip

May 2017

Date Event Type
Fri, May 19, 2017 - Mon, May 22, 2017
(All Day)
Pender Island Base Camp and Day Paddles (2B)
A weekend to South Pender, Saturna, Samuel, and Mayne Islands
Trip
Fri, May 19, 2017 - Tue, May 23, 2017
(All Day)
Gulf Islands (2B)
May long weekend base camping. This may be of interest to someone who is new to kayak camping. Destination possibilities are: Blackberry Point on Valdes...
Trip
Tue, May 16, 2017
(9:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Barnet Marine Park to Cates Park (2B)
This is a tour around the intersection of Burrard Inlet and Indian Arm, with a lunch stop at Cates Park.
Trip
Sat, May 13, 2017
(9:30 AM - 2:30 PM)
Blackie Spit to Elgin Park return (1B)
Paddle into the Nicomekl River to Elgin Park where we will get off the water to have a lunch break before returning back to Crescent Beach.
Trip
Wed, May 10, 2017
(2:30 PM - 6:00 PM)
Ladner Marshes (2B)
We will paddle from the Wellington Point Park around some islands, then upriver past Ladner Village towards Deas Slough, and return.
Trip
Sat, May 6, 2017
(All Day)
Paddles up for the ANNUAL SPRING FLING!
This spring paddle and dinner event is open to all, club members and the public, but you must RSVP to join us by emailing karinhartner@gmail.com.
Social, Trip

April 2017

Date Event Type
Sun, Apr 30, 2017
(8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
South Howe Sound Bowen Bay (2B)
A good early season trip through the archipelago off the west side of Bowen Island. This trip is suitable for beginners.
Trip
Sat, Apr 29, 2017 - Sun, Apr 30, 2017
(8:30 AM - 6:30 PM)
Galiano2! Overnight basecamp, paddling and skills practice (1A)
A Saturday-Sunday get-away to camp on Galiano Island and paddle along the wilderness shores of this southern Gulf Island. Dinner and Brunch will be potluck extravaganzas, if this one is anything like last year's event!
Trip
Sat, Apr 29, 2017
(All Day)
Ambleside to Eagle Harbour (2B-2C)
This is a great early season tune-up for those who haven't been paddling all winter.
Trip

March 2017

Date Event Type
Sun, Mar 26, 2017
(9:00 AM - 1:30 PM)
Ambleside to Lighthouse Park (2B)
Launch Time:  9:30 am Launch Location:  Ambleside Beach at the foot of 13th Street, just east of the Hollyburn Sailing Club. Duration: Approximately 4 hours Distance:...
Trip
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
(10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)
Last Day of Winter Paddle – Ladner Marshes (1A)
It's almost spring, and so let the fun start a day early!  (The equinox is Monday morning, the very next day.) Meeting time: 10:00am Duration: approx....
Trip

January 2017

Date Event Type
Sat, Jan 28, 2017
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Alouette & Pitt Rivers Day Trip
Day trip starting 09:00 (B1/2) Departing from Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows (exact location tbd). Free day parking. Might arrange a shuttle for one way trip to...
Trip
Sat, Jan 28, 2017 - Sun, Jan 29, 2017
(All Day)
Fairview Bay Hut – cancelled
Logistical problems have led to trip cancellation and its replacement with local day trip.
Trip

November 2016

Date Event Type
Sun, Nov 6, 2016
(10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
English Bay Day Trip (B2)
Date/Time: Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016. 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Launch location: Jericho Sailing Centre Roughly 13 NM Circumnavigation of English Bay: Jericho –Science World...
Trip

October 2016

Date Event Type
Sat, Oct 29, 2016
(All Day)
Harrison River (B2) Postponed to October 29
This is a fun day which always is a highlight of the fall season as we enjoy great company, scenery, aboriginal rock art at our picnic...
Trip
Sat, Oct 22, 2016
(12:00 AM)
Pitt Lake B2 Saturday October 22
Duration: 10 nautical miles (20km); 3-4 hours of paddling (not including breaks) Pre-requisite skills & equipment: Some paddling experience (comfortable in waves) Skilled in self-and...
Trip
Sun, Oct 2, 2016
(9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Fraser River Hope to Agassiz 2016
Kayak down the Fraser River from Hope to Agassiz Oct 2nd 2016 Meet at take out point near Agassiz Rossdale Bridge Takeout meet here at first:...
Trip
Sun, Oct 2, 2016
(8:30 AM - 5:00 PM)
Alouette Lake Day Trip (C2)
Date/Time: Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016. 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Launch location: South end of Alouette Lake. Paddle to the north end of Alouette Lk....
Trip

September 2016

Date Event Type
Wed, Sep 28, 2016
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Sep 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Sep 21, 2016
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Sep 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Fri, Sep 16, 2016 - Sun, Sep 18, 2016
(All Day)
Trip to the Thormanby Islands (B2) – FULL
Trip now Full Trip to the Thormanby Islands   September 16th, catching the 9:25am ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale (strongly recommend making a ferry reservation)....
Trip
Wed, Sep 14, 2016
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Sep 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Sep 7, 2016
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Sep 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip

August 2016

Date Event Type
Wed, Aug 31, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Aug 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Aug 24, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Aug 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Thu, Aug 18, 2016
(5:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Sunset Paddle: Blackie Spit to Serpentine River (B2)
Evening paddle at high tide from Blackie Spit at Crescent Beach into the Serpentine River. Pack a picnic supper! Sunset is at 8:30. Contact Susan...
Trip
Wed, Aug 17, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Aug 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Aug 10, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Aug 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Aug 3, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Aug 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip

July 2016

Date Event Type
Wed, Jul 27, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Jul 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sat, Jul 23, 2016 - Sun, Jul 24, 2016
(12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Howe Sound Overnight Paddle: Wilderness Camp by a Waterfall (2A/3A)
The BC Marine Trails campsite "Tantalus" is the destination for a hopefully calm Saturday night by a waterfall.  In the image below, the launch point...
Trip
Sat, Jul 23, 2016
(10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Saturday July 23rd, Day Trip- Blackie Spit to White Rock Return (B1)
This trip is suitable for beginners as long as it is not windy. Meet at the parking lot in Crescent Beach at 10 am, launch...
Trip
Wed, Jul 20, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Jul 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sat, Jul 16, 2016
(1:30 PM - 4:30 PM)
Beginners’ Paddle: Ladner Marshes (1A)
This short, 6 nautical mile (11 km) paddle around Barber and Gunn Islands in the south arm of the Fraser River (between Richmond and Delta)...
Trip
Wed, Jul 13, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Jul 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sat, Jul 9, 2016
(1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
Indian Arm Beginner Paddle (A1)
Immediately after the Saturday morning Monthly Rescue Practice (and a BBQ potluck lunch), join in a light paddle in Indian Arm for two hours to...
Trip
Wed, Jul 6, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Jul 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Fri, Jul 1, 2016 - Sat, Jul 9, 2016
(12:00 AM)
Paddle Nootka Sound: Catala Island Marine Park and Nuchatliz – Level 3C
July 1 drive to Zeballos, Water taxi July 2 from Zeballos into the sound. Water taxi July 8 to Zeballos - In Vancouver by Saturday...
Trip

June 2016

Date Event Type
Wed, Jun 29, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Jun 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Jun 22, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Jun 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Thu, Jun 16, 2016 - Thu, Jun 23, 2016
(12:00 AM)
Deer Group Multi-day Trip (2B-3B)
This is a beautiful group of islands opposite the Broken Group in Barkley Sound. There are many sea caves and rock gardens to exploreand some...
Trip
Wed, Jun 15, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Jun 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Jun 15, 2016 - Sun, Jun 19, 2016
(All Day)
Howe Sound Marine Trail (C2)
Trip on the Howe Sound Marine trail is being planned for June 15 (5 days). If you interested in this trip please contact Barry Dutour or...
Trip
Sun, Jun 12, 2016 - Fri, Jun 17, 2016
(12:00 AM)
Sechart Lodge & Broken Group June 13 – 17 (2B – 3B).
We plan to catch the Frances Barkley from Port Alberni to Sechart Lodge on Monday June 13, returning Friday June 17.  For info on the...
Trip
Sat, Jun 11, 2016
(8:30 AM - 4:30 PM)
Around Bowen Island (C4)
Paddle around Bowen Island June 11 2016 This one of the must enjoyable long Paddling trips close to the City. The distance is roughly 21...
Trip
Sat, Jun 11, 2016 - Sun, Jun 12, 2016
(12:00 AM)
Kayak Cuisine Weekend Trip (C3)
Tired of instant noodles or pasta for dinner every night of your kayak trip? Frustrated with the high cost/low taste freeze dried packaged meals? Planning...
Trip
Wed, Jun 8, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Jun 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Jun 1, 2016
(6:00 PM - 9:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Jun 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip

May 2016

Date Event Type
Mon, May 30, 2016 - Sun, Jun 5, 2016
(All Day)
Clayoquot Sound May 30th to Jun 5th (C3)
Paddle Clayoquat Sound starting from Tofino harbour.  This trip can have a range experiences from protected waters to open ocean including some surf beaches. Classification for this trip C2 to...
Trip
Sat, May 28, 2016
(12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
Fraser River Marshes (B2)
Join us on the Fraser River for a scenic paddle in the marshes and a look at the float homes of Ladner. Launch is at...
Trip
Wed, May 25, 2016
(5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (May 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sun, May 22, 2016 - Sat, May 28, 2016
(All Day)
Deer Group Multi-Day (Class C3)
Paddle the Deer Group May 22nd to 28th Barkley Sound West Coast Vancouver Island Max. 6 paddlers (2B/3C) We will carpool to Bamfield on Sunday...
Trip
Fri, May 20, 2016 - Tue, May 24, 2016
(All Day)
Southern Gulf Islands- 5days/4nights camping (B3)
The exact destinations are still to be determined, perhaps by the group that forms. Launch and return site will be Sidney or Swartz Bay. Potential...
Trip
Wed, May 18, 2016
(5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (May 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sat, May 14, 2016
(All Day)
Day paddle – Sasamat Lake Rescue Practice
This week's trip is the Rescue Practice at Sasamat Lake. Please see the Training Course Schedule to sign up for this free event.
Trip
Wed, May 11, 2016
(5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (May 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sat, May 7, 2016
(9:00 AM - 10:00 PM)
Paddles Up for the Spring Fling (A1/B2)
Dust off your kayaks and air out your gear, Limber up your backs, cuz the Spring Fling is here! THE PADDLE There are 3 destinations...
Public, Social, Trip
Wed, May 4, 2016
(5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (May 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip

April 2016

Date Event Type
Sat, Apr 30, 2016
(9:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
Ambleside to Eagle Harbour Day Paddle (2B/3B)
Please note that the date of this trip has changed from April 23 to April 30. Meet at Ambleside Beach at 9:30, to prepare to...
Trip
Wed, Apr 27, 2016
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Apr 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sun, Apr 24, 2016
(12:00 PM - 3:00 PM)
New Beginners' Paddle: Ladner Marshes (1A)
This short, 6 nautical mile (11 km) paddle around Barber and Gunn Islands in the south arm of the Fraser River (between Richmond and Delta)...
Public, Trip
Wed, Apr 20, 2016
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Apr 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sun, Apr 17, 2016
(8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
South Howe Sound (2B)
A good early season trip through the archipelago off the west side of Bowen Island. This trip is suitable for beginners. Please register after March...
Trip
Thu, Apr 14, 2016
(10:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Midweek Day Paddle in Vancouver-April 14-1/A-1/B depending on conditions
Meet at Deep Cove Kayak Rental location at 10 am for a 10:30 launch then go for a leisurely paddle over to Belcarra and Twin Islands....
Trip
Wed, Apr 13, 2016
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Apr 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Apr 6, 2016
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles (A1) (Apr 2016)
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip

February 2016

Date Event Type
Sun, Feb 7, 2016
(8:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Early Season Day Paddle from West Vancouver (B2)
Day paddle Mon 8 Feb  8 am Launch & land W Vancouver Start Caulfield Cv. Proposed Route Pt Atkinson, Passage I, Apodaca Park Bowen I -...
Trip

October 2015

Date Event Type
Sun, Oct 25, 2015
(9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Now Full: Harrison Trip to watch the Salmon Oct 25th
This trip is now full! Thanks for your interest.  Accepting names for a waitlist. This all-day, down-river event starts at 9:00 AM at the put-in...
Trip
Sun, Oct 4, 2015
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Ambleside to Eagle Harbour. (B2)
Launch from the public boat ramp immediately west of Hollyburn Sailing Club, West Vancouver. On the water at 9:00 AM. Wetsuit or drysuit recommended. Paddle...
Trip

September 2015

Date Event Type
Wed, Sep 30, 2015
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles September – Cancelled
The Sept dates for this series have been cancelled due organizer being away. Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April...
Trip
Sun, Sep 27, 2015
(10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Tsleil-Watuth paddle from Rocky Point to Cates Park and back
Welcome to our 4th annual gathering to protect the Salish Sea from Kinder Morgan pipeline and tanker expansion! Please invite your friends and make note...
Trip
Wed, Sep 23, 2015
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles September – Cancelled
The Sept dates for this series have been cancelled due organizer being away. Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April...
Trip
Wed, Sep 16, 2015
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles September – Cancelled
The Sept dates for this series have been cancelled due organizer being away. Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April...
Trip
Sun, Sep 13, 2015
(8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Granite Falls, Indian Arm (C2)
Launch from Deep Cove Canoe & Kayak Centre, Deep Cove. On the water at 8:00 AM. Wetsuit or drysuit recommended. Paddle along the shoreline to...
Trip
Wed, Sep 9, 2015
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles September – Cancelled
The Sept dates for this series have been cancelled due organizer being away. Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April...
Trip
Sat, Sep 5, 2015 - Sat, Sep 12, 2015
(All Day)
Quadra Trip – Discovery Islands
Saturday, Sept 5, 2015 – Saturday, Sept 12, 2015 Quadra Island Area Trip – Class (2B) – Depart Vancouver at 8:30 Saturday morning, ferry to Nanaimo, drive...
Trip
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 - Mon, Sep 7, 2015
(All Day)
Mayne Event 2015
Event This Mayne Island weekend camping trip traditionally takes place on Labour Day Weekend. The pot luck dinner on Saturday night is one of the highlights...
Trip
Wed, Sep 2, 2015
(5:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles September – Cancelled
The Sept dates for this series have been cancelled due organizer being away. Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April...
Trip

August 2015

Date Event Type
Sun, Aug 30, 2015
(8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Defence Islands, Christie Islet and Anvil Island. August 30th (C3)
A 12 to 14 nautical mile trip out of Porteau Cove that will circle Anvil Island and includes Defense Islands and Christie Inlet . Typically the afternoon...
Trip
Wed, Aug 26, 2015
(6:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles August
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Aug 19, 2015
(6:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles August
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Aug 12, 2015
(6:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles August
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Aug 5, 2015
(6:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles August
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip

July 2015

Date Event Type
Wed, Jul 29, 2015
(6:30 PM - 10:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles July
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sat, Jul 25, 2015 - Sun, Aug 2, 2015
(12:00 AM)
Broughton Group class B3
Paddle the Broughton group Class B3 Launch from Telegraph Cove 1 PM (slack tide) July 25 return Aug 2 Paddlers should be comfortable with paddling in...
Trip
Wed, Jul 22, 2015
(6:30 PM - 10:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles July
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Jul 15, 2015
(6:30 PM - 10:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles July
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Tue, Jul 14, 2015 - Tue, Jul 21, 2015
(12:00 AM)
Nootka Sound
Paddle Nootka Sound Class B2 Launch from Cougar Creek July 14 return July 21 Planned to Visit Bligh Island Marine park, Nootka, Friendly cove and west...
Trip
Sun, Jul 12, 2015
(7:30 AM - 6:00 PM)
Bowen I. Circumnavigation
Launch from Bachelor Bay.  On the water at7:30 AM. Wetsuit or drysuit recommended. Circumnavigation of Bowen I., including passing through Pasley Group. Difficulty depends on...
Trip
Wed, Jul 8, 2015
(6:30 PM - 10:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles July
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Wed, Jul 1, 2015
(6:30 PM - 10:00 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles July
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip

June 2015

Date Event Type
Sat, Jun 27, 2015 - Sun, Jul 5, 2015
(All Day)
Quadra Island Area Trip – Class (2B)
- Depart Vancouver at a leisurely pace Saturday morning, ferry to Nanaimo, drive to Cambell River (approx. 5 hours from Vancouver) - Ferry from Cambell River to...
Trip
Sat, Jun 27, 2015 - Sun, Jun 28, 2015
(All Day)
Kayak Cuisine Weekend Trip (C3) Firm Dates Jun27/28
This trip has been updated to change Dates to June 27/28 If you are tired of instant noodles or expensive and not so tasty freeze...
Trip
Wed, Jun 24, 2015
(6:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles June
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sun, Jun 21, 2015 - Sat, Jun 27, 2015
(12:00 AM)
Broken Group Trip
THIS TRIP IS NOW FULL If you are newer multi-day tripper or if the Broken Islands is on your bucket list, this is a 6 nighter to...
Trip
Wed, Jun 17, 2015
(6:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles June
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip
Sun, Jun 14, 2015
(12:00 AM)
Opening of the Howe Sound Sea to Sky Marine Trail – Time TBD
Planning of SKABC's participation in this event is underway! Check back for more details! Background information from the SKABC Newsletter is below: As many of...
Social, Trip
Wed, Jun 10, 2015
(6:00 PM - 9:30 PM)
Wed Evening Dropin Paddles June
Paddle from Lowry lane in North Van every Wed Night from April to September Destinations and routes will vary each week. Please ensure you bring a...
Trip