Calendar

The RiverBug season runs over summer, usually November to March. If you have trip ideas or want more information contact theĀ RiverBug Officer Officer.

For full details about upcoming events and how to join please go to our facebook page.

2018

DATES – WEEKENDSRIVERGRADETRIP LEADERCOMMENTS
14th OctoberUpperĀ  Boyle3DaleIntermediate
27th OctoberLeaders / Seconds Trip3-4GraemeIntermediate
3rd-4th November Upper Waiou Weekend3-4GraemeAdvanced
11th NovemberHurunui2-3HenryBeginner
24th NovemberOkuku, Upper Boyle3-4GraemeAdvanced
1st-2nd DecemberWest Coast Weekend (Backup Option: Murchison)3+NixieIntermediate
16th DecemberHurunui2-3DenisBeginner

2019

DATES – WEEKENDSRIVERGRADETRIP LEADERCOMMENTS
19th JanuaryLower Boyle2DenisBeginner
2nd FebruaryHurunui2-3BenBeginner
24th FebruaryHurunui3SimonBeginner/Intermediate
10th MarchMurchison Weekend3+NixieIntermediate
23rd-24th MarchWest Coast Wilderness Weekend3+DaleIntermediate/Advanced
6th-7th AprilAdvanced Day or Weekend Trip TBC3+GraemeAdvanced

 

Grading system

Beginner – For complete beginners who have never been in a bug and anyone wanting an easy trip to master the basics. Typically grade 2 and 2+.
Intermediate – For those who have been on beginner trips and are confident in the Bug. Check with the trip leader to see if this is you. Grade 2 to 3+.
Advanced – For those who have mastered rolling and like a challenge. You know who you are. Grade 3+.