inflatable kayaking

Why Inflatable Kayak By Mike Slagle AKA – “the Great One” AKA – “Old Man River” When Jerry Bentley founded Orange Torpedo Trips in 1969, he pioneered a mode of river travel that would forever alter whitewater boating. Paddlers of his orange inflatable kayaks discovered an experience more rewarding and…

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Orange Torpedo Tripping the NW Creeking Competition With summer fast approaching, Orange Torpedo Trips Guide Priscilla Macy decided it time to get back in the Torp for some pre-season training. So, off she went to the 2014 Northwest Creeking Competition–held this April 12th and 13th on the East Fork of…

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The Night Is Darkest Before Dawn A Look Downstream at the Wild & Scenic Rogue River Canyon Despite what can only be called an abnormally warm and dry Winter for Southern Oregon, recent assessments by officials charged with managing water in the Rogue Basin offer good reason for optimism, if not outright…

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What TLC didn’t realize is sometimes waterfalls chase you. Orange Torpedo Trips River Guides living up the Offseason on the East Fork of the Lewis River, WA. Learn about our summer commercial trips at http://www.orangetorpedo.com/oregon-rafting/. [Music: Waterfalls, by TLC. (C) 1994 LaFace Records LLC]

With Spring around the corner, conversation around here has started to turn to snowmelt, rainfall, and the prospect of Big Water. Definitions: What it is! OTT Guide Matt Weiseth bombing into Ikes Falls on our 2013 Klamath Hotshot Season Starter The question is: what constitutes Big Water? Not surprisingly, there…

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