rogue river

After more than 2 decades of work, litigation, contemplation, bickering, arguing, crying, screaming, laughing, and talking, on October 9th, 2009 Savage Rapids Dam was cleared and the Rogue River flowed unabrupted through this area for the first time since 1921, allowing a floatilla of rafts, kayaks, drift boats, and jet…

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This should be a great event up in Portland. If you are in the area you should make an appearance to learn more about and support the causes of Wild and Scenic areas like our beloved Rogue and Salmon River.Sponsored by Patagonia, and hosted by Willamette Riverkeeper, this is theLARGEST…

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Changes in OTT I’ve been thinking lately about the changes in Orange Torpedo Trips over the last almost 40 years that I have guided. Our basic philosophy and procedures are the same as ever, but I have seen huge changes in the equipment that we use. In 1972, our boats…

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With so many vacation options available how do you even know what you’re looking for. Here are 4 reasons why this summer a rafting vacation is the vacation you need. 1 . Adventure: When was your last vacation that had true adventure. Adventure which required something of you, something you…

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Last summer one of our guides took his family on a 3 day rafting trip down the Rogue River. The pictures were so great I asked Jason to write up something about the experience for the blog followers to read. Jason has been guiding with us for over a decade…

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I asked Mike, AKA “captain skirt, the great one, OG (old guy)………,” to share some of his Rogue River knowledge with the blog readers. Mike decided to share about his favorite time of year to raft the Rogue River. Mike is going into his 38th year guiding for Orange Torpedo…

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