river guides

On the Junebug Trail… Junebug Reposing on the Main Salmon, ID This past summer was Junebug’s (A.K.A., Jon Angstadt) first guiding for Orange Torpedo Trips. But he’s no whitewater rookie, nor is he just seasonally interested in rivers. In fact, Junebug might be more stoked on kayaking than just about…

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With the exception of full-time Krusties, nobody spends more time on the river than do river guides. Among other things, this means a lot of time spent in river shoes. A lot of time spent in river shoes, in turn,  makes for strong preferences and brand loyalties.   Informal visual…

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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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