raft guides

From Left to Right: Josh Makepeace (P.B.), Geoff Stewart (D-Dubs), Richard Alves (Pretty Richard), and Aaron Lieberman (Highside) A story of wintertime kayaking on the rivers of Oregon Recently, Me and three close friends–including OTT guides Josh Makepeace (photo left) and Richard Alves (center right), and OTT honorary fellow Geoff…

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Matt’s Home for the Next Three Weeks Like migratory birds, nomadic herders and the transient homeless, the perennial season’s end sets many a river guide roving. Hence, the inspiration for our new Where’s  Your Guide? series. For our first installment, Matt “The Rock” Weiseth. Matt Doing ‘Matt Stuff’ This past…

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Guide-Speak Orange Torpedo Trips has been running guided rafting trips down the Rogue River since 1969, and other rivers of the west—namely, the North Umpqua, Klamath, and Salmon rivers—for nearly as long (guide legend even holds that my fellow blog contributor, The Great One, Mike Slagle, himself watched as the…

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