Where’s Your Guide

River Wisdom Wednesday | 04.16.2014     Orange Torpedo Trips’ General Manager, Erik (“N.G.”) snapped this shot of himself with OTT guide Aaron Lieberman and their fellow Nepalese guides from atop–what can most generously be called–a mechanically suspect Jeep just minutes after pulling away from the takeout for the Sun…

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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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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]

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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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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