The Lower Columbia Kayak Roundup is not just a gathering for kayakers of all stripes. “LoCo” is a unique cultural phenomenon. Held annually for the last 4 years on
Participants need not know anything about kayaking, just have an interest. Classes range from beginner to leader and coach. Additional activities include morning yoga, kayak games, evening shows, campfires, rolling demo, and Two Island Farm Market.
Most participants camp at Slow Boat Farm on
Paddling on the
Two National Wildlife Refuges share the lower river, the 30,000-acre Lewis & Clark NWR, comprised of a chain of islands, and the smaller Julia Butler Hansen NWR near
Slow Boat Farm offers private water access to a remote, wild section of the lower
Classes include: Immersion, Essential Steering Strokes, Paddle Making, Rolling, Wind and Waves, Kayak Foundations, Sea Paddler Training, Gnarly Water Training, Surf, Coaching, Leadership, Kayak Sailing, and more. Pre-registration is required, deadline Sept 1.
September 16-18: full day and half day classes.
September 14-16: 3-day programs.
September 3-13: British Canoe Union courses.
More info on LoCo Roundup www.locoroundup.com
Contact Ginni Callahan firstname.lastname@example.org