In this episode we talk about kayaking in National Parks and Le Croix. Priscilla also apologizes for her stereotyping of river guides in episode 17.
This week Tim from River Drifters joins us to talk about using perimeter lines on your raft.
We also received our first viewer email and attempt to answer the question: “Are kayakers intrinsically disrespectful?”
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Today we talked about river guide professionalism and Priscilla did an exceptionally great job of coming up with river guide stereotypes.
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Today we talked about the overall push to get more people outdoors, and what the costs of doing so might be. We additionally talked about river permit systems and opinions about portable music in the outdoors.
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We talked about meeting new boating friends on the internet.
A shot from the 1984 Clackamas River Festival. Courtesy of American Whitewater Archives
This week we talked about raft racing, and a bit about the progression of rafting in the PNW.
This was a fun talk about paddling gear for women and a few other topics we chose to take on.
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The Kaweah river shows an example of where of a section of river can bring controversy in determining “navigability” of a waterway.
This week we talked about navigability of waterways, trespassing and public access to streams.
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