This is a video of the last weekend in March when the Beaver Canoe Club came down from Vancouver, BC to paddle with the LCCC. More paddlers than I can name. On the Wilson Narrows and the Marmot to Marmot section of the Sandy, we had about 19 paddlers each day. Wilson was 1,000 cfs [...]
Seven of us paddled the Kilchis on Feb 23. The Wilson gauge was falling from arround 2400 cfs to 2250 cfs while we were on it. Level was great. Driving out in rain and snow there was doubts the forecast for diminishing showers would hold, but once we were on the river, the rain stopped [...]
A hardy group of LCCCers enjoyed the sunshine and braved the cold to celebrate the first day of 2013 with a run down the Bull Run/Sandy rivers. The group included organizer Bill Jordens, plus Ted Housen, John Murphy, Bets Stover, Audrey Bergsma, and Mark Scantlebury. Caught on video: the first roll of the year and [...]
This is a video featuring highlights of club and club member paddling trips and adventures in 2012.If you want to download it onto your computer, go to: http://vimeo.com/58301319 and select “download.” 2012 LCCC Year In Review Video from Mark Scantlebury on Vimeo.
One week after the last run in September, a number of us descended on the White Salmon again. In this video, I label some of the major rapids. And you get to see three runs of Husum, including one by Greg Davenport in his C1. He also demonstrates a roll earlier in the video. Other [...]
A group of nine ran the White Salmon at 1.8 feet on the last day of September. The group included Bets Stover making her first solo run of the middle White Salmon and aceing it (then getting bit at Rattlesnake after the falls on the lower section). Also along for the ride: John Murphy, Kevin [...]
With 35 paddlers, it was another great North Umpqua weekend. Level was 1,090 cfs. In addition to club members, we had paddlers from Eugene and the Paddle Trails club in Seattle. Special thanks to Mark Taratoot for organizing the weekend, Carl Poston for organizing each day’s trips, Ken Keating for procuring the salmon, and Rollie [...]
This time we started just above Roaring River slalom. Paddlers included Ted Housen, Konstantin Tolskiy, John Murphy, Bets Stover, Denny Egner, Carl Poston, Eleanore Hunter, Audrey Bergsma and myself.
This video captures runs by Konstantin Tolskiy, John Murphy, Jim Coker, Cliff Ryer and Tom Berridge. Also paddling the Olallie to Paradise section that day were Denny Egner, Kendall Springer, and myself.
Don Griffiths was an open boat paddler in McCall, Idaho, and a member of the Lower Columbia Canoe Club. On July 13th, while paddling the Cabarton run on the Payette, Don flipped and swam to shore. Once there, he suffered a heart attack and died. He was 63. He’ll be missed by his family and [...]