The latest news and events from Colorado Whitewater
July 2017
The Spray Newsletter for Colorado Whitewater

Where's the 2016 Training Camp Raffle Boat Now? 
by Chris Bidwell

The day I won the Jackson Fun was the morning on the last day of 2016 Spring Training Camp. I bought two $10 tickets for the raffle, and when they called my name, I went over and picked the boat up over my head because I couldn’t believe it. Read more.


2017 South Platte Cleanup: Thank You Sponsors and Participants

On April 22, 2017, Colorado Whitewater organized the South Platte River Cleanup. Although mother nature did not provide the water necessary to have all volunteers float the river, we still had amazing participation. All in all, we had approximately 115 volunteers and collected enough trash to fill a 32-yard dumpster. Read more.

Thank You 2017 Training Camp Sponsors!

4 Corners Riversports, American Whitewater, Arcteryx, CKS On-Line, Down River Equipment, Fit 36 Gym, Immersion Research, Jackson Kayak, Lazy Bear Massage, Pete Bellande RE/MAX of Cherry Creek, Rocky Mountain Adventures, RMOC, Exxel Outdoors/American Recreation Products, Kelty, Suisse Sport, Sierra Designs, Canyon River Instruction,, Aspen Wellness, River Runners


CW's 61st Annual Training Camp Kicked Off the 2017 Kayak Season in Style!
by Elizabeth Austen

Friends were made, lessons were learned, fun was had! It’s what we do.

I am so grateful for all the people who come together and contribute—in countless ways—to make this event a success. It is, by far, our largest annual event, our biggest fundraiser, and it takes a village to make it happen. Read more.

Mark Your Calendar: One more 2017 CW River Weekend!

Colorado: Sept. 8–10

RiverBrain App

RiverBrain, "the end-all/know-all site forriver data," now has a mobile app. The app includes the river flow list, water gauge list, favorites, detailed rapid information, access points, camps, and maps. More info at


Upcoming CW Events


July 28: Friday Night Cruise–Deckers (II+) 

July 29: Cruise–Deckers (II+) 


August 5: Cruise–Deckers (II+), Foxton (III+), Waterton (III), plus a BBQ after

August 11–13: BaileyFest 

August 13: Cruise–Deckers (II+) 

August 26:  Cruise–Lower Blue (III) 


September 2: Cruise–Lower Blue (III)

September 9:  Cruise–Lower Blue (III) 

September 810: Colorado Weekend

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