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The 4 Best Sections of The Snake River Wyoming

After a snowy winter out west, many of you are probably starting to think about pulling your whitewater gear out of the garage in preparation …

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White Water Rafting Near Me: The Best Adventures Await!

If you’re an outdoor adventure seeker looking for white water rafting near me, look no further. We’ve got the scoop on all the best rafting …

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Insider Guide: Rafting Desolation Canyon on the green river.

Green River Through Desolation Canyon One of the first whitewater rafting trips I went on was on the Green River through Desolation-Gray canyons in eastern …

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The Metolius River: A Gem in Central Oregon

The Metolius River is a serene, wild and scenic river that flows from the headwaters of the Metolius in Camp Sherman, Oregon and is one …

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Enjoy The Splendor of Steelhead Falls and Hike With Friends

For a truly beautiful hike, head to the picturesque Steelhead Falls area for an unforgettable experience in nature. Located 45 minutes from Bend, Oregon, the …

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Check out our Mckenzie River Rafting Report

I​ would consider the Mckenzie River my home waters. Old-growth firs with deciduous trees sprinkled in to add color throughout the year. This pristine Oregon …

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Patagonia Black Hole Backpack Review 2023

Introduction: Solving the Backpacking Conundrum As a whitewater rafting guide, I’ve seen my fair share of adventure gear. You need equipment to withstand the most …

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Top Picks: Unveiling the Patagonia Puffer Jacket for Men

As a seasoned whitewater rafting guide, I’ve spent countless hours battling the elements, navigating turbulent waters, and ensuring the safety and comfort of my adventurous …

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Patagonia Women’s Puffer Jacket: A Whitewater Rafting Guide’s Review

Imagine yourself on a thrilling whitewater rafting trip, battling the rapids and staying dry and warm despite the chilly water splashing all around you. The …

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Yeti Coolers: A Buyers Guide

As a whitewater rafting guide, my life revolves around rugged outdoor adventures, where having the right gear can mean the difference between a great trip …

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Yeti Coolers vs. RTIC: The Ultimate Showdown of Ice-Cold Champions

You want a cooler that stands up to the challenge of keeping your beverages and perishables ice-cold during outdoor adventures, tailgating parties, or daily life. …

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How to Break in Chacos Fast: A Step-by-Step Guide

Chacos are not your ordinary sandals. They are built for adventure, providing unparalleled comfort and support for the most rugged outdoor activities. But even the …

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Reviews by Experience Guides.

All of our gear reviews are strictly on gear that we use regularly for all our outdoor adventures. We will not review an item that we truly have not tested over multiple white water seasons. So you can rest assured knowing that you are getting a true seal of approval.

Each of us has over 10 years of experience guiding float trips on the rivers in the Pacific Northwest. Our goal is to run and provide reviews for all the States in the U.S. If you need help with where to go, logistics, guided trips information, or anything to do with Whitewater rafting adventures. Email us!

Whitewater Rafting Enthusiats

This site was created for whitewater rafting enthusiasts with the purpose of providing gear reviews, guide recommendations, and detailed river reviews for the do-it-yourself river runner. We want to be your go-to site for all your whitewater rafting adventures!

  • Do you need a plan for a rafting trip on the Rogue River Wild and Scenic section? We got that!
  • Struggling to figure out Special Use Permits? We can help!
  • Do you want the names of the best guides to ensure you will have a great time on the Middle Fork of the Salmon? On it!
  • How about a great raft trip for the whole family or options for a kayaking newbie? It will be in your inbox today!
  • We will tell you the best time to float the John Day river, and when to run the Green Wall on the Illinois River!

We love sharing this stuff and can help you find the perfect river for all skill levels! Our articles will show you the best half-day trips around Portland, Oregon, and the Full-day excursions you have to try!

What You'll Find

We love testing and recommending new white water rafting gear that you can take on your next outdoor adventure! We also post weekly articles on our favorite manufacturers such as YetiNRSMountain HardwearChacos, and much more. Also shops like Cascade River Gear, A one-stop rafting shop.

In our articles, we’ll discuss rapids you will encounter, such as how to navigate the Class III rapids on the Deschutes River. We will even write about some of our favorite rock climbing spots that we have found along the rivers we float! Or even tell you about the small historic town of Happy Camp that serves as a base camp for your Lower Klamath River trips!

Our whitewater journals are written about our rafting trips down various rivers in the Pacific Northwest. Our goal is that they help inspire you to plan and go on your next big adventure. Follow us as we run Whitehorse Rapid (Class III) with a new river guide!

So, if you need help planning a do-it-yourself trip, or finding gear for an upcoming guided trip, reach out to us or dive into these articles! Thank you for visiting our site about white water rafting!

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