vacation

A 2013 survey administered by the U.S. Travel Association geared toward family members’ views and feelings about vacation and family travel has produced findings, which, while perhaps not revealing anything all that novel or surprising, do offer some important reminders. On the younger end of things, just about every child…

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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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So, How Do You Like the New Boats ? In July of 2011, Orange Torpedo Trips unveiled the new “torpedo”.  Several years in development, it represented a break from the past 40 years of using Sevylor Tahitis in our whitewater rafting adventures. Many of our returning guests are eager to know…

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The Author (left) and DK on the Owyhee River “There’s nothing. . .absolutely nothing. . .half so much worth doing as simply messing around in boats.” -Kenneth Grahme, The Wind in the Willows  Midsummer last season, I was guiding a family of four—mom, dad, son and daughter—down the Wild and…

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Maryhill Winery, winner of the 2009 “Washington Winery of the Year” from Winepress Northwest, and Orange Torpedo Trips have come together to create a rafting trip you will not soon forget. The owners and founders of Maryhill Winery are picking some of their favorite wines and bringing them to share…

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