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Pro Tips: Embarrassing Questions From The First Timer

By: Michael Hughes, February 6, 2024

We have all brought a friend on their first river adventure. Whether it be a quick mellow half-day float or a multi-day whitewater adventure, we have all been there. Next...

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Tappan Falls

Pro Tips: River Permit Lottery

By: Michael Hughes, January 24, 2024

Every January boating groups around the country (maybe the world) get together in person, video chats, or long email chains and formulate a plan to get the perfect season of...

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Blossom Bar from up stream scout

Pro Trips: Blossom Bar

By: Michael Hughes, December 21, 2023

Blossom Bar is possibly the most recognized and talked about rapid on the Rogue River. Maybe even on the top list of rapids talked about in the river community. It...

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Pro Tips: River Slang Defined

By: Michael Hughes, December 15, 2023

Do you have a non-whitewater friend who has a hard time following the conversation around your boater friends? Or maybe even you are having a hard time with the conversation....

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Winter Boating on the South Fork of Rough and Ready Creek

Repair, First Aid, and Safety Kit for Winter Boating

By: Zach, November 24, 2023

If you're considering some winter boating it's crucial that you have solid kits with you along with some extra items for cold weather and shorter days. This article contains the...

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K.M. enjoying a Rogue River trip

Rookie of the Year: Magic Tricks for Your First Season Guiding

By: K.M. Collins, October 2, 2023

My first season officially guiding was a real sink or swim, thrown to the wolves kind of situation. Although I was lucky enough to work under my mentor and learn...

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Rafting on the Owyhee River

Pro Tip: Planning a Lower Owyhee Trip

By: Michael Hughes, May 11, 2023

Looking to get on the illusive Owyhee River? Cross your fingers for a good snowpack, some spring rains, and clear sunny skies for the perfect spring river trip! Permits This...

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Highwater Owyhee

Pro Tips: Owyhee River at High Water

By: Michael Hughes, April 20, 2023

The Owyhee River is fickle and it relies on a good snowpack and some rain to produce great flows. Every so often the water rises to the 8,000-10,000+ CFS range....

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Colorado has many fun family rafting options

The Best Colorado Rafting Day Trips for Families

By: Courtney Sweeney, March 16, 2023

Without further ado, in no particular order, here are my picks! Arkansas River - Browns Canyon Salida or Buena Vista President Obama designated Brown's Canyon as a National Monument in...

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Velvet Falls on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River at 6.5 feet

Pro Tip: Planning A Middle Fork of the Salmon River Trip

By: Courtney Sweeney, March 9, 2023

Did you open an "congratulations you won a Middle Fork of the Salmon permit" email? If so, congrats. Here are some tips to help you plan you first, 2nd, or...

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