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Guides’ First Rivers Series River guides are notorious storytellers—and whether they be true or tall or somewhere in-between, the stories we tell about the river are a part and reflection of our own story. They are a part of who we are and we will be. (Deep water, brother…) So, in…

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Guides’ First Rivers Series River guides are notorious storytellers. And whether they be true or tall or somewhere in-between, the stories we tell about the river are a part and reflection of our own story. They are a part of who we are and we will be. (Deep water, brother…) So,…

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Guides’ First Rivers Series River guides are notorious storytellers. And whether they be true or tall or somewhere in-between, the stories we tell about the river are a part and reflection of our own story. They are a part of who we are and we will be. (Deep water, brother…) So,…

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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]

Ben Digging Deep, Chetco River, Southwest Oregon Today is Ben’s Birthday. Happy birthday, Ben! He is, therefore, a fitting guide to feature in this week’s installment of our ongoing “Where’s Your Guide” series. This time, we thought we’d break things down by prompt. First: Who’s Ben? Ben Making Breakfast at the…

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Looking for your river guide? As part of our ongoing efforts to emphasize the importance of following your guide(s), we bring you a video update from OTT river guide Jon Angstadt (A.K.A., Junebug) and his kayaking and cultural adventure in Pucon, Chile. (Take note of the stylish OTT Staff shirt…

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    For years now, I’ve spent my summers in truly awe inspiring places–fantastically beautiful, grand, remote and dynamic. More than that, I’ve spent them doing something I love: running rivers. Most days I manage to appreciate this fact for the blessing it is. Some days, though, when I’m tired and…

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Looking for your river guide? If you’ve been following along, you’ll have noticed that the previous (and only) two installments of this–the OTT Where’s Your Guide–series have followed the more faraway members of our family. So we thought we’d bring it home for a change. This week we’re stalking the…

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