Nick Wright

Nick Wright is a river guide at Northwest Rafting Company. In the summer, he can be found on the river, whether at work or play. In the winter he can be found anywhere there's snow to ski.

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Recent Posts from Nick

Pro Tip: Cooler Management on Rafting Trips

Thursday, February 2, 2023

Packing the coolers is a very important part of your camping or rafting trip. Meal times are where everyone comes together to remember the day, and enjoy the comfort of...

The Best Rafting Trips for Fishing

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Fishing is a great way to pass the time on multi-day rafting trips. Some of the best fishing in the country lies in remote places, typically only accessible by whitewater...

The Best Rapid in Each State: The Southeast

Thursday, November 5, 2020

If you've seen our list of best rapids in the western states, you'll know that we follow an incredibly scientific formula to determine the best rapid in each state. This...

Cast Iron Dutch Oven Cooking

Friday, September 18, 2020

Cast iron dutch ovens are a common cooking tool in a camp kitchen. You can use them to create delicious meals that will have people on your trip wondering "How...

How Do Rapids Form in a River?

Friday, August 14, 2020

Whitewater rapids are an integral part of boating. Whether you are running day trips full of continuous whitewater or multi-day trips with lots of flat water, everyone agrees the most...

The 10 Best Western River Trips

Sunday, May 17, 2020

The western United States is filled with spectacular multi-day river trips. People travel from all across the country (or even all across the world!) to run these rivers. The mix...

The Best Rapid in Each State: Western U.S. Edition

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Our incredibly scientific formula for determining the best rapid in the state takes many elements into consideration: Technical challenge Wave size and splashiness Potential for a good story Feeling of...

The 10 Best Multi-Day Family River Trips in the West

Sunday, April 12, 2020

What makes a great family river trip The best multi-day family river trips offer fun for everyone. A river trip is a great way to spend quality time and bond...

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