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Future Events

January, 2023

Sunday
29
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Open pool play / practice in shallow end only. Polo in deep end. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

If you want to use the shallow end part of the time then play polo part of the time, that‘s fine too. If so, this is the registration to use.
Sunday
29
Tukwila Pool
4:00 PM
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This event will register you for kayak polo. If you want general practice in the shallow end, use the other event on this same date

February, 2023

Sunday
5
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This event is for general use in deep end.

Shallow end will be for students who want to receive instruction, and is a different registration. If students want to practice deep-water skills, some may be using deep end as well.

Be sure to rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.
Sunday
5
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If you are here to teach, register for this event.

If you are a student or just want to use the deep end of the pool, please register for that event, not this one.
Sunday
5
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If you are here to learn, register for this event.

If you are teaching or just want to use the deep end of the pool, please register for those events.

Shallow end will be for students who want to receive instruction, and is a different registration. If students want to practice deep-water skills, some may be using deep end as well.

Be sure to rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.
Saturday
11
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This day is designed for a new paddler that is volunteering to help with the basic class and also for those interested in learning the basics of river rescue. It is a prerequisite before helping with the basic whitewater course.
Sunday
12
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Open pool play / practice in shallow end only. Polo in deep end. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

If you want to use the shallow end part of the time then play polo part of the time, that‘s fine too. If so, this is the registration to use.
Sunday
12
Tukwila Pool
4:00 PM
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This event will register you for kayak polo. If you want general practice in the shallow end, use the other event on this same date
Saturday
18
Meet at Bear Creek Campground (GPS: 48.066,-124.24), the DNR site off Highway 101.
11:00 AM
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Come out and enjoy the northern Olympic Peninsula for Presidents‘ Day weekend. Join us for paddling on Saturday and/or Sunday with a Monday option. This is a joint WKC and PTCC trip.

Assuming water levels cooperate, we’ll plan on running the Sol Duc River, which has Class II+ to III+ (and IV) options available. (There’s also the possibility of the nearby Calawah River).

Free camping is available at Bear Creek Campground (GPS: 48.066,-124.24), the DNR site off Highway 101.

We’ll meet at Bear Creek Campground on Saturday at 11 a.m. sharp.

An email with additional information will be sent to all registrants on Wednesday, February 15.

** You will need a Discover Pass for Bear Creek Campground **
Sunday
19
Meet at Bear Creek Campground (GPS: 48.066,-124.24), the DNR site off Highway 101.
11:00 AM
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Come out and enjoy the northern Olympic Peninsula for Presidents‘ Day weekend. Join us for paddling on Saturday and/or Sunday with a Monday option. This is a joint WKC and PTCC trip.

Assuming water levels cooperate, we’ll plan on running the Sol Duc River, which has Class II+ to III+ (and IV) options available. (There’s also the possibility of the nearby Calawah River).

Free camping is available at Bear Creek Campground (GPS: 48.066,-124.24), the DNR site off Highway 101.

We’ll meet at Bear Creek Campground on Saturday at 11 a.m. sharp.

An email with additional information will be sent to all registrants on Wednesday, February 15.

** You will need a Discover Pass for Bear Creek Campground **
Sunday
19
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This class is for the WKC Whitewater Instructors in preparation for the upcoming 2023 beginner whitewater class. You must have authorization to register for this class
Sunday
19
Tukwila Pool
4:00 PM
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Open pool play in deep end only. There is a class in the shallow end. No polo. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Be sure to rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

Sunday
26
Tukwila Pool
4:00 PM
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This event will register you for kayak polo. If you want general practice in the shallow end, use the other event on this same date
Sunday
26
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Open pool play / practice in shallow end only. Polo in deep end. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

If you want to use the shallow end part of the time then play polo part of the time, that‘s fine too. If so, this is the registration to use.

March, 2023

Wednesday
1
Rough and Tumble Pub
6:00 PM
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HH at Rough And Tumble Pub
Saturday
4
TBD
10:00 AM
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Paddle a Class II River, stop at a nice beach, build a hot fire and roast some wieners! What a fun way to spend a winter day! River TBD based on the levels.
Saturday
4
South Sound and Washington Rivers
11:00 AM
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Classroom and Pool 1
Sunday
5
Sammamish River; Kenmore Boat Launch
10:00 AM
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River - Sammamish River; Kenmore Boat Launch
Sunday
5
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This event is for general use in deep end.

Shallow end will be for students who want to receive instruction, and is a different registration. If students want to practice deep-water skills, some may be using deep end as well.

Be sure to rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.
Sunday
5
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If you are here to teach, register for this event.

If you are a student or just want to use the deep end of the pool, please register for that event, not this one.
Sunday
5
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If you are here to learn, register for this event.

If you are teaching or just want to use the deep end of the pool, please register for those events.

Shallow end will be for students who want to receive instruction, and is a different registration. If students want to practice deep-water skills, some may be using deep end as well.

Be sure to rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.
Saturday
11
Evergreen Pool
2:30 PM
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Pool
Sunday
12
Washington Rivers (TBA)
10:00 AM
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River
Sunday
12
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Open pool play / practice in shallow end only. Polo in deep end. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

If you want to use the shallow end part of the time then play polo part of the time, that‘s fine too. If so, this is the registration to use.
Sunday
12
Tukwila Pool
4:00 PM
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This event will register you for kayak polo. If you want general practice in the shallow end, use the other event on this same date
Monday
13
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After work Middle Middle. Meet at the Tanner Take out. Due to the fact we are chasing daylight, I wouldn‘t recommend this for your first time, or if you aren‘t pretty comfortable on this run already.
Saturday
18
Evergreen Pool
2:30 PM
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Pool
Sunday
19
Washington Rivers (TBA)
10:00 AM
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River
Sunday
19
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Open pool play in both ends. No polo. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Be sure to rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

Saturday
25
Washington Rivers (TBA)
10:00 AM
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River
Saturday
25
Cedar River Slalom Gates
Landsburg Park
10:00 AM
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Slalom Practice and downriver race on Saturday. Slalom Race on Sunday. Open to any paddlers with class II+ river skills. Race categories for all kinds of boats, ages and genders
Sunday
26
Cedar River Slalom Gates
Landsburg Park
10:00 AM
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Slalom Practice and downriver race on Saturday. Slalom Race on Sunday. Open to any paddlers with class II+ river skills. Race categories for all kinds of boats, ages and genders
Sunday
26
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Open pool play / practice in shallow end only. Polo in deep end. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

If you want to use the shallow end part of the time then play polo part of the time, that‘s fine too. If so, this is the registration to use.
Sunday
26
Tukwila Pool
4:00 PM
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This event will register you for kayak polo. If you want general practice in the shallow end, use the other event on this same date
Friday
31
8:00 AM

April, 2023

Saturday
1
Meet at Nisqually Park (aka Yelm Hydroplant). We will shuttle to the take-out.
 
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Part of Nisqually River Cleanup 2023 event and in conjunction with PTCC and WRRR. We will boat the Lower section below the Nisqually Park (Yelm Hydroplant), stopping to pick up trash along the way.
Saturday
1
Meet at Nisqually Park (aka Yelm Hydroplant). We will shuttle to the put-in at McKenna Park.
 
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Part of Nisqually River Cleanup 2023 event and in conjunction with PTCC and WRRR. We will boat the McKenna to Yelm Hydroplant section of the Nisqually, stopping to pick up trash along the way.
Sunday
2
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If you are here to teach, register for this event.

If you are a student or just want to use the deep end of the pool, please register for that event, not this one.
Sunday
2
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If you are here to learn, register for this event.

If you are teaching or just want to use the deep end of the pool, please register for those events.

Shallow end will be for students who want to receive instruction, and is a different registration. If students want to practice deep-water skills, some may be using deep end as well.

Be sure to rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.
Sunday
2
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This event is for general use in deep end.

Shallow end will be for students who want to receive instruction, and is a different registration. If students want to practice deep-water skills, some may be using deep end as well.

Be sure to rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.
Monday
3
Mine Creek Day Use Area (aka "Island Drop")
5:00 PM
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Recent beginner trip graduates welcome! Put in: Concrete Bridge Take out (Meeting location): Island Drop / Mine Creek Day Use Area (about 1 mile past the Mailbox Peak parking lot). Discovery pass required at put in and take out.
Thursday
6
Sunday
9
Granite Falls
10:30 AM
Sunday
9
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Open pool play / practice in shallow end only. Polo in deep end. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

If you want to use the shallow end part of the time then play polo part of the time, that‘s fine too. If so, this is the registration to use.
Sunday
9
Tukwila Pool
4:00 PM
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This event will register you for kayak polo. If you want general practice in the shallow end, use the other event on this same date
Thursday
13
Saturday
15
Sunday
16
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Open pool play in both ends. No polo. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Be sure to rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

Thursday
20
Saturday
22
Darrington IGA
11:00 AM
Sunday
23
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Open pool play / practice in shallow end only. Polo in deep end. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

If you want to use the shallow end part of the time then play polo part of the time, that‘s fine too. If so, this is the registration to use.
Sunday
23
Tukwila Pool
4:00 PM
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This event will register you for kayak polo. If you want general practice in the shallow end, use the other event on this same date
Thursday
27
Saturday
29
11:00 AM
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Class II (II+) run TBD mid April depending on flows.
Sunday
30
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Open pool play in both ends. No polo. Come out, get wet, have fun!

Be sure to rinse your boat thoroughly before entering the pool.

May, 2023

Wednesday
3
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Wednesday night skills builder series. Keep the momentum from the winter pool sessions rolling with weekly skills sessions. Location TBD
Thursday
4
Friday
5
Location TBD pending levels
5:00 PM
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Lets paddle the normal class II+ SF Snoqualmie section, and add on the optional hike up to Percolator Pool and some fun class III rapids on the way back down to the normal put-in (pending water levels)
Wednesday
10
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River TBD
Thursday
11
Saturday
13
10:00 AM
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The Teanaway River that is fed from the majestic Stuart Range. It‘s a beautiful class II+ run w/ cool sandstone slides that create some great surf / playspots. This run has class II / II+ rapids, but it REQUIRES class III skills do avoid A LOT of wood, huge trees, with not the greatest of eddies throughout. This is not a river for beginners! You must be confident with boat handling and know you can put your boat where you want it. There are also mandatory portages that will be made, it will be an adventure, but a beautiful one in the Teanaway River Valley. The plan for the day will be to stop and play on as many waves as we can. Many features will not have eddy service, so we will likely carry up short gravel bars to get multiple rides in at the nicer features. This will obviously add to the time we spend on the river. Even though this is only a ~7 mile run, expect us to be on the water for over 3 hours. Pack water, snacks or a lunch, and most importantly your playboat! Take out: Masterson Public Access in Cle Elum Put in: Above the confluence on the N. Fork.
Wednesday
17
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15 years ago, on May 17th, we lost Mike Stano, a good friend and valued member of the WKC and paddling community. Let‘s meet mid/late afternoon and celebrate Mike by paddling the upper gorge. Afterwards we’ll hang at Paradise to reminisce and swap stories, so bring your favorite snacks and beverage of choice. Didn’t know Mike? Doesn’t matter – he’d want you there anyway! Note: This is a social paddle for any/all to celebrate Mike, and not a guided or "lead" trip down the Green.
Thursday
18
Wednesday
24
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River TBD
Friday
26
Friday
26
Methow Valley. Camping TBD
11:00 AM
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Join us for a sun- and fun-filled weekend in the Methow Valley. The Methow has several stretches from Class II+ to III+; the Twisp is a technical Class II+ to III, depending on water level.
Saturday
27
Saturday
27
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Join us for a sun- and fun-filled weekend in the Methow Valley. The Methow has several stretches from Class II+ to III+; the Twisp is a technical Class II+ to III, depending on water level.
Sunday
28
Sunday
28
Methow Valley. Camping TBD
11:00 AM
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Join us for a sun- and fun-filled weekend in the Methow Valley. The Methow has several stretches from Class II+ to III+; the Twisp is a technical Class II+ to III, depending on water level.
Monday
29
Monday
29
Methow Valley. Camping TBD
11:00 AM
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Join us for a sun- and fun-filled weekend in the Methow Valley. The Methow has several stretches from Class II+ to III+; the Twisp is a technical Class II+ to III, depending on water level.
Wednesday
31
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River TBD

June, 2023

Saturday
3
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2 Days on the Wenatchee, camping is self-organized.
Sunday
4
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boating both days, camping is self organized
Monday
5
Friday
9
South Fork Snoqualmie up at Snoqualmie Pass
4:00 PM
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Let’s spend later afternoon and evening at Fall into the Wall (FITW), our local “Disney Land / putt-putt golf course” creek run located at the crest of Snoqualmie Pass. Never done it? Are you confident paddling our local go-to class IV runs such as the NF Sky, upper Green gorge, Peshastin Creek? Do you lap Boulder Drop…? And while on these class IV runs, do you push yourself to make harder moves? If you paddle solidly, in control, and make harder moves on those type of runs (we’re not talking just making it through upright…), maybe you want to step it up a notch and experience some steeper gradient? If so, FITW might be just the ticket. I’m happy to go slow, scout, and help break down the run into easier-to-digest bits and pieces. And since it’s a short run, we’ll be doing multiple laps so you can always observe a lap from shore to see how it’s done. Just be aware – this is a “social”, so I should not be considered a guide or “trip leader”, nor will I always be right there for a rescue. But I’ll do what I can. I’m just coordinating a fun social evening of great paddling. After our laps we can hang out to swap stories over snacks and beverage of choice. A request… Please be flexible with the date, as water level is key. This date – June 9th – is our target date. June 16th is a backup option in case water levels do not cooperate June 9th. If levels don‘t cooperate for June 9th, I‘ll cancel the June 9th trip and create a trip for June 16th.
Saturday
10
Saturday
10
10:00 AM
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June 10-11
Sunday
11
8:00 AM
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June 10 -11
Sunday
11

July, 2023

Saturday
15
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July 15-16
Sunday
16
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July 15-16

August, 2023

Saturday
12
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Aug 12 - 13
Sunday
13
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August 12-13
Saturday
19
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Bring a new paddler! There will be extra gear (need something just ask), a lot of safety and a lot of fun. A great way to introduce someone who‘s interested to whitewater while its nice and warm.

September, 2023

Saturday
9
Sunday
10
Saturday
16
8:00 AM
Sunday
17
8:00 AM
Friday
22
8:00 AM
Saturday
23
8:00 AM
Sunday
24
8:00 AM

October, 2023

Friday
13
Hobuck beach resort
8:00 AM
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Have our recent low-water Octobers bummed you out? Here’s a hint – the ocean is never too low. And if you’ve never tried ocean surfing in your river kayak, you’re missing out! Hobuck has a nice long beach where one can almost always find friendly waves. And even if the glassies aren’t working great, the “soup zone” is a perfect place to practice your side surfing before you really need – or want – it on a river! And I’m happy to provide pointers & tips to get you started. Plus, Hobuck has great, laidback camping with some amenities (showers, bathroom, etc.). Or if you’re feeling less rustic, there are cabins you can rent (the ones in the campground will be closer to those of us camping). My plan is to be there Fri-Sun, but feel free to join whenever. I’ve set each day up as its own trip, so if you feel so inclined, sign up for the days you plan to join. Or if that’s too complicated, just pick one… For you sea kayakers who clicked on this link thinking this might be a sea kayak event… I’ll be surfing in river and surf kayaks and working with those in similar boats. But you’re more than welcome to join in the fun!
Saturday
14
Hobuck beach resort
8:00 AM
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Have our recent low-water Octobers bummed you out? Here’s a hint – the ocean is never too low. And if you’ve never tried ocean surfing in your river kayak, you’re missing out! Hobuck has a nice long beach where one can almost always find friendly waves. And even if the glassies aren’t working great, the “soup zone” is a perfect place to practice your side surfing before you really need – or want – it on a river! And I’m happy to provide pointers & tips to get you started. Plus, Hobuck has great, laidback camping with some amenities (showers, bathroom, etc.). Or if you’re feeling less rustic, there are cabins you can rent (the ones in the campground will be closer to those of us camping). My plan is to be there Fri-Sun, but feel free to join whenever. I’ve set each day up as its own trip, so if you feel so inclined, sign up for the days you plan to join. Or if that’s too complicated, just pick one… For you sea kayakers who clicked on this link thinking this might be a sea kayak event… I’ll be surfing in river and surf kayaks and working with those in similar boats. But you’re more than welcome to join in the fun!
Sunday
15
Hobuck beach resort
8:00 AM
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Have our recent low-water Octobers bummed you out? Here’s a hint – the ocean is never too low. And if you’ve never tried ocean surfing in your river kayak, you’re missing out! Hobuck has a nice long beach where one can almost always find friendly waves. And even if the glassies aren’t working great, the “soup zone” is a perfect place to practice your side surfing before you really need – or want – it on a river! And I’m happy to provide pointers & tips to get you started. Plus, Hobuck has great, laidback camping with some amenities (showers, bathroom, etc.). Or if you’re feeling less rustic, there are cabins you can rent (the ones in the campground will be closer to those of us camping). My plan is to be there Fri-Sun, but feel free to join whenever. I’ve set each day up as its own trip, so if you feel so inclined, sign up for the days you plan to join. Or if that’s too complicated, just pick one… For you sea kayakers who clicked on this link thinking this might be a sea kayak event… I’ll be surfing in river and surf kayaks and working with those in similar boats. But you’re more than welcome to join in the fun!
Saturday
28
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Details TBD: Community Race and Potluck

November, 2023

Saturday
4
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Let’s spend the weekend exploring some of the amazing rivers on the Olympic Peninsula. Specifics are TBD until we have a read on levels for the weekend. But likely candidates include the Humptulips, Matheny, Wyncoochee, Calawah, Sitkum, and Sol Duc. Difficulty wise, we’ll try and stick with options that are mostly class III/III+ with the possible occasional class IV (that could hopefully be portaged if desired). I’ve created separate trips for both Saturday and Sunday, so assuming you’ll be joining both days please sign up for both. For those hoping to join only for Saturday, just sign up for that day. If you only want to join for Sunday, we’ll see if we can pick our location with confidence sometime by end-of-week. But that’s not always possible
Sunday
5
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Let’s spend the weekend exploring some of the amazing rivers on the Olympic Peninsula. Specifics are TBD until we have a read on levels for the weekend. But likely candidates include the Humptulips, Matheny, Wyncoochee, Calawah, Sitkum, and Sol Duc. Difficulty wise, we’ll try and stick with options that are mostly class III/III+ with the possible occasional class IV (that could hopefully be portaged if desired). I’ve created separate trips for both Saturday and Sunday, so assuming you’ll be joining both days please sign up for both. For those hoping to join only for Saturday, just sign up for that day. If you only want to join for Sunday, we’ll see if we can pick our location with confidence sometime by end-of-week. But that’s not always possible
Saturday
18
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My plan for this year is to step back from a formal itinerary and just coordinate this as a social weekend of paddling and camping at Matheny. Assuming levels cooperate, my (personal) plan is to hopefully paddle upper (IV) + middle (III) one day, and ½ middle (III) + lower (IV) the other day. But there are lots of options in the vicinity, both on Matheny itself as well as on the surrounding rivers - everything from class II (Queets), class III (middle Matheny), to class IV+ (V) (Sams). My expectation is that everyone will pick and choose their own adventure and coordinate with those that have similar interests and abilities. If you’re not sure if others signed up will have similar interests & abilities as you, feel free to let me know your expectations and I’ll happily help you partner up for something that should suit your needs. Or better yet, have your regular paddling posse sign up as well… I’m happy to provide guidance on options but won’t necessarily be there to show/guide you down the river. The adventure is all part of OP paddling! I’ve set each day up as its own trip, so if you feel so inclined, sign up for the days you plan to join. Or if that’s too complicated, just pick one…
Sunday
19
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My plan for this year is to step back from a formal itinerary and just coordinate this as a social weekend of paddling and camping at Matheny. Assuming levels cooperate, my (personal) plan is to hopefully paddle upper (IV) + middle (III) one day, and ½ middle (III) + lower (IV) the other day. But there are lots of options in the vicinity, both on Matheny itself as well as on the surrounding rivers - everything from class II (Queets), class III (middle Matheny), to class IV+ (V) (Sams). My expectation is that everyone will pick and choose their own adventure and coordinate with those that have similar interests and abilities. If you’re not sure if others signed up will have similar interests & abilities as you, feel free to let me know your expectations and I’ll happily help you partner up for something that should suit your needs. Or better yet, have your regular paddling posse sign up as well… I’m happy to provide guidance on options but won’t necessarily be there to show/guide you down the river. The adventure is all part of OP paddling! I’ve set each day up as its own trip, so if you feel so inclined, sign up for the days you plan to join. Or if that’s too complicated, just pick one…
Sunday
26

December, 2023

Friday
1
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super fun test trip
(does the release agreement show up when I complete this quick event?)
Sunday
17

January, 2025

Wednesday
1
10:30 AM

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