river guides

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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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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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]

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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Guides’ First Rivers Special International Edition River guides are notorious storytellers. And whether they be true or tall, 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 who we will be. So, in this…

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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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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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