Lower Falls on the North Fork of the Crooked River

North Fork Crooked Trip Report

By: WWGB Staff, April 30, 2023

Written By Yann Crist-Evans Class: II, III, IV (P) Length: 17.8 miles Flow: 500-2500 cfs Character: forested, canyon Gradient: avg 38 fpm Season: spring snowmelt (extremely short season) Hazards: logs,...

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Cool Friend - Matt Cronin


Cool Friend: Matt Cronin

April 28, 2023

On Gear Garage's latest new segment, Cool Friends, Zach sits down with Matt Cronin of Cronin Inflatables.

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Zach Collier

Do We Still Need Zach?

By: Courtney Sweeney, April 27, 2023

Most Tuesdays Zach goes live on Youtube to answer questions he has received over the past week. Zach has been immersed in the whitewater community since college at UC Davis....

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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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Rafting & Rescue Training | Aaron and Zach's Mediocre Rafting Show

April 17, 2023

Zach, Aarron & Steve dig deep into the top of Rafting and Rescue training. They touch on the hard pressing questions like: • Is it better to learn with "spinny"...

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Video Review: Getting Beat Down

By: Courtney Sweeney, April 5, 2023

Some boaters are drawn to big munching holes, others avoid them at all cost. Sometimes you make it through, other times you and maybe your boat go along for the...

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8 Cool Cooler Lifehacks - You Won't Believe Number 6!

By: Michael Hughes, April 1, 2023

#1 - Throw Bag A throw bag is part of every river runners gear. A cooler just happens to be on every multi day trip! Why not bring a little...

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Wind River Race

Upper Wind Whitewater Festival

By: Michael Hughes, March 23, 2023

The sun is shinning and snow is starting to melt! Whitewater festival time is here! The 2023 Upper Wind Whitewater Festival kicked off spring last weekend. Lower flows kept many...

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High Water Discussion Zach and Aaron


High Water Discussion | Aaron and Zach's Mediocre Rafting Show

March 22, 2023

It will be high water this season in California for the first time in quite a few years. Zach, Aaron, and Steve all spent time guiding in California on the...

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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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Ultimate River Runner Finals


Ultimate River Runner Contest Final Judging | Aaron and Zach's Mediocre Rafting Show

March 6, 2023

In this episode Zach, Aaron and Steve judged the final round of the Ultimate River Runner Contest. The winner is crowned the 2023 Gear Garage Ultimate River Runner, and wins...

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