rafting trips

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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    Owyhee River – Oregon There’s this river… Owyhee River BLM Signage  …Not many have run it, and the odds are you’ve never heard of it. Because of its remoteness. Though it courses over 346 miles, through Northern Nevada, Southwest Idaho and Southeast Oregon, it’s among the more remote commercially…

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On a whitewater rafting trip with Orange Torpedo Trips, you are likely to hear the guides ( and returning guests) “cussing and discussing” rapids they have run. Here’s a short list of my personal favorites. Rogue River Wildcat Rapids (Class III): Wildcat is an enjoyable rapid at any flow. Long…

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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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