Calendar

The 2020/2021 season is now under way, come and join us!

Keep an eye on our Facebook group for trip details. These are usually posted a week prior. Also keep an eye on Facebook for last minute trips, especially when there has been rain and the river flows are good.

If you have any questions or trip ideas contact the RiverBug Officer.

2020

DATES – WEEKENDSRIVERGRADETRIP LEADERCOMMENTS
November
22nd
Lower Boyle2TBABeginner
November
28th
Ashley / Okuku / Upper Boyle3DaleIntermediate
December
5-6th
Hurunui 2 – 3 Lochie Beginner Weekend. Focused on building the skills to go from zero to hero.

2021

DATES – WEEKENDSRIVERGRADETRIP LEADERCOMMENTS
January
16th
Huruniu/Ashley 3 Dale Intermediate
January
31st
Hurunui Girls Beginner Trip 2 Nixie Beginner. No boys allowed!
February
20th
Hurunui 2-3 TBA Beginner
March
7th
Hurunui 3 TBA Intermediate
March
20-21st
Murchison 3-4 Nixie Intermediate
April
17-18th
West Coast Wilderness Weekend 3 – 4 Graeme Intermediate



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+.