Trip List

To participate in a trip, you must be a member of SKABC. Not a member yet? Check out what SKABC offers. To see full details about a trip, you must login. We continuously update the trip list so check back regularly. Before you join a trip please read about our Trip Policies. Be certain the trip is within your paddling abilities by checking our Trip Classification chart.

May 2019

Date Event Type
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
Sat, May 4, 2019
(8:00 AM - 3:00 PM)
Spring Fling: Deep Cove to Silver Falls (3B)
Spring Fling [ booked 4/7 ]
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
(9:30 AM - 3:00 PM)
Spring Fling: Cates Park to Thwaytes Landing (3B)
Spring Fling [ booked 2/10 ]
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 | Wait List ]
Public, Social, Trip
Sat, May 4, 2019
(10:00 AM - 2:30 PM)
Spring Fling: Cates Park to Jug Island (1A)
Spring Fling [ booked FULL | Wait List ]
Public, Social, Trip
Fri, May 17, 2019 - Wed, May 22, 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 5/6 ]
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 | Wait List ]
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 | Wait List ]
Trip

June 2019

Date Event Type
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 4/6 ]
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
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 | Wait List ]
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 4/5 ]
Trip

August 2019

Date Event Type
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 | Wait List ]
Trip
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

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 3/8 ]
Trip

October 2019

Date Event Type
Sat, Oct 26, 2019
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Harrison River (2B)
Float down the Harrison River from Harrison Hot Springs to Kilby Provincial Park - Beginners welcome! [ booked 16/24 ]
Trip

November 2019

Date Event Type
Sun, Nov 3, 2019
(9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Indian Arm, Deep Cove to Silver Falls (2C)
Pogies are suggested for this late season day trip on Indian Arm. Led by Philip Kubik. [ booked 4/6 ]
Trip