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Blue Ridge Voyageurs

2021 Trip Schedule
(upd. 2/22/21)

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Trips Suspended Due to Coronavirus Epidemic

BRV has suspended running organized trips until the COVID-19 epidemic has subsided. Some members are doing shuttle-free trips or down river trips with a spouse or family member. We host to post trips again soon.

Notice and Assumption of Risk:
Whitewater paddling is a risky outdoor sport. BRV is not responsible for any individualís decision to participate in a trip, or for his or her decision to run any river or section of a river.

The list of scheduled trips below remains a work in progress and reflects mostly weekend trips. Other trips are ad hoc and announced via the BRV email list.

For more about BRV's excursions, please see the club's trip guidelines.

Mid-week trips:

  • Stay tuned to BRV emails whenever there's water in fun places.
  • The Thursday Paddlers, an informal group of DC area whitewater boaters, led for decades by Steve Ettinger, organize trips every week from March to November.To join their email list, contact Mark Brenneman.
  • CCA also has a Pick Up Trips email list for people to connect anytime area ww creeks and tributary rivers are runnable.To subscribe to this list, send an email with the subject "Pickup Trips" to, or post a proposal to
  • Wednesday p.m. paddling on the lower Potomac: CCA's Mike Baummer coordinates trips for all area after-work paddlers from Anglers to Lock 10, Little Falls or Violet's Lock. See MikeyB's posts on the MCC board for updates and details.
  • Sunday Morning Violet's Lock trips: To join the list, email Alf .
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Other Clubs' Trip Calendars:
Regional paddling club members are encouraged to cross-post their outings to other clubs they belong to -- and vice versa. To list a trip here, contact the Webmaster

Canoe Cruisers Association
Coastal's Canoe Club
Greater Baltimore Canoe Club
Mason-Dixon Canoe Club
[more paddling club links]

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1 For river difficulty descriptions, see BRV's List of River Rankings and AW's International Scale of River Difficulty