“Experience is the thing that wakes up the intuitive side of learning. that undefinable, intangible element within or psyche and within ourselves that connects us to the rest of the world…” The 270 Yampa River is one of the few remaining free-flowing rivers in the nation, and the last within the Colorado River Basin. It […]
Here is a new video from the American Canoe Association for help learning what boater safety elements must be in place: Enjoy
Here is a little segment we were a small part of, assisting with logistics on the raft trip and running safety for the duckie trip in the spring of 2013 with Outside Explorer and Browns Canyon Rafting.
My boys and I were able to run Gore Canyon for the first time on the day of the Gore Canyon 2013 Race, an amazing event that I’ll certainly be taking part in next year. They were the strongest crew I’ve ever had paddle for me; we were blessed with good sources describing the lines […]
Instead of the normal 23 release days of most Gauley seasons this season will be bumping 32 release days. In addition, 6 of those days will be running in excess of 5,000 cfs! Yeah-ah!!!! Who’s going? “Gauley Fest is scheduled for Sep 21st, 22nd, and 23rd. On these days, an extra hour of release will […]
On October 10, 2010 I awoke in river camp after a restful morning. I didn’t have commercial work for the day and remember saying to my friends, “I don’t feel good about the river today,” and opted to go for a hike. A few others agreed to hike, and we decided to hike into Pillow […]
As the alarm chirped at 05:00 I felt quite rested, but elected to snooze for an eight minute cycle, with vague dreams of surfing the bench fluttering in my head during my snooze. Here on the Gauley River if you are not on the schedule you can show-up at an early hour to fill in […]
My crew wanted to go big here, so…. we did: