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Cypress Island Overnight trip 7/25-7/...

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Hey UKC! Come join us for an overnight sea kayak trip on July 25-26! This is a SK III level trip. You must have some previous paddling experience to join. However if you don’t, their will be a SK II lake paddle to lake union 6pm next Wednesday before the trip (email to come soon). During the paddle you can gain experience […]

Lake session this Thursday 7/16

Lake session this Thursday 7/16

Hey UKC, I will be hosting a lake session this Thursday at 5:30 PM. We will meet at the WAC, same as usual, and go until about 7:30, maybe 8:00. If you must arrive late or leave early, please let me know. It is a little easier to accommodate in the summer since we are so close to the shed, rather […]

UKC Work Party 7/7 @ 5:30 pm

UKC Work Party 7/7 @ 5:30 pm

Hey UKC! We will be putting together a little work party on Tuesday 7/7 at 5:30 to clean up the shed, organize and repair gear, repost signs, etc. I invite all of you to join (even if you must come late or leave early). UKC is completely run by student volunteers, with some university support. We count on the help […]

Lummi Island trip July 11-12

Lummi Island trip July 11-12

Hey UKC! Come join us for an overnight sea kayak trip on July 11-12! This is a SK III level trip. You must have some previous paddling experience to join. However if you don’t, their will be a SK II lake paddle to lake union 6pm next Wednesday before the trip (email to come soon). During the paddle you can gain experience […]

Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking c...

Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking class (10/31-11/2)

UKC is offering an Introduction to Whitewater Kayaking class this fall!  The class presumes no whitewater experience, but it will also be helpful to those who have been on the river a few times.  The class will consist of a lecture on Friday evening (usually 6:30-8:30 PM), a full day on the lake (and possibly […]

Beginner Lake Paddle this Sunday (9/2...

Beginner Lake Paddle this Sunday (9/27)

Hi all, I will be hosting a lake paddle this Sunday at 11:00am. Weather is currently forecasted to be partly sunny, with a high near 70. Depending on the group we will likely go to gasworks park and perhaps circle Lake Union (~5.5nm) or go to Magnuson Park (~7.2nm). Again depending on the group we […]

UKC club trip – Westport 9/20-9...

UKC club trip – Westport 9/20-9/21

Hey UKC! Due to the success of our last coast trip to La Push, we’re planning a trip to Westport for this weekend September 20-21! The plan is still TBD but, we will probably drive out the evening of the 19th and then spend the next day and half at the beach surfing and whatnot, getting back on […]

UKC Club Trip White Salmon (9/13-9/14...

UKC Club Trip White Salmon (9/13-9/14​)

Hey UKC, This may seem a little short notice, but we having been watching water levels and swells till now. We are heading to the white salmon this weekend in Southern Washington. The stretch of the river we are running has two sections, good for both intermediate and beginner paddlers. The plan as of now […]

Snack Paddle and Big Lake Rescue Sess...

Snack Paddle and Big Lake Rescue Session Saturday, July 26

This is tomorrow, Saturday, July 26. HI all, The weather is supposed to be warming back up again and it will be a perfect day to paddle to Kirkland and maybe get a shake and some fries at the Kidd Valley there. Along the way, however, out in the middle of Lake Washington, where the […]

SK III-IV Trip: Three Days in the San...

SK III-IV Trip: Three Days in the San Juans, Aug. 1-3

Hi all, I’m in the process of putting together a multi-day trip to the San Juan Islands—primarily Matia, Sucia, and Patos as well as possibly Clark Island. (If you want to see where these are, check out this chart: http://www.charts.noaa.gov/OnLineViewer/18421.shtml). We would leave Friday, August 1, drive to the put in at Gooseberry Point (on the […]