The following entry is from Carl Poston. The wicked gate has been removed. In a week the talk about it will end, and in a month even I will not remember much about it. But last night, and the night before, Number 15 haunted my sleep as I tried this, and I tried that, to [...]
The first part of this video has footage from Laurent’s trip on the Lower Wilson. This trip had some relatively new people to the club on it, plus my son Leland and niece Iris–ringers that really helped drive the average age of participants down (both are 21). I think there were about 14 paddlers–two tandems, [...]
Well, this is a trip report of sorts. It is an adventure report more precisely. The Salmonberry is always an adventure. Most folks would consider the shuttle an adventure in and of itself, but further, what river can you think of that two out of three times results in a broken paddle? And those broken [...]
Nothing like having two paddlers like Michael Allender and Murray Johnson with you when you paddle a river that’s new to you. Having a friendly level helps too. The Siletz at 1100 cfs is an eddy hopper’s delight. See for yourself.
Ten of us did this at a flow of 1900 cfs and dropping. Great level for running Baby Bear. The clip at the end actually comes from a run in February where Baby Bear looked so ugly that even Denny walked it.
Ten of us scored a perfect level on this coastal river jewel on the last weekend in February. Six open canoes and four kayaks made the trip. The Trask gauge was at around 1400 cfs and steady.