While 88 other paddlers celebrated Rob Blickensderfer’s 80th birthday on three different stretches of the N. Santiam, Murray Johnson, Kendall Springer, Courtney Wilton, and Denny Egner partied on the Breitenbush.
I had recently lamented to Murray that despite the abundance of talented individuals in the club, whenever it came time for a trip that had mention of “class 4″, suddenly everyone was on vacation, catching up on yard work, or just plain laying low. Legends have it there was a time when the LCCC regularly [...]
Mark’s original 2007 internet video featuring footage from LCCC trips has apparently been doing quite well on YouTube. (Part of its success is undoubtedly due to Mark’s son Leland, who contributed the original sound track.) The video predated this blog, so I am posting it here for the record, as well as for your renewed [...]
Always an entertaining run. And don’t forget to plan for the pie store right at the takeout!
Great weekend with some enthusiastic new paddlers. The Lower Columbia Canoe Club organized a 2-day clinic to provide instruction for new tandem canoeists. Dave Graf pulled it all together, and we had a great selection of instructors, with Murray Johnson, Patty Brooks, Peter and Veda Keefe, and many many assistants who helped with the clinic, [...]