Ep. 66: Heuristic Traps and Giving Feedback

Ep. 66: Heuristic Traps and Giving Feedback

 
 
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In this episode Priscilla, Zach, and Dougie Fresh talk with Dustin Abbott about Heuristic Traps and how they apply to whitewater. This discussion led to a nice talk about giving and receiving feedback.

Dustin in his environment
Dustin in his environment

News of the Week

Links from Dustin to read more

Gear of the Week

Ep. 65: Mr. Lieberman and the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association

Ep. 65: Mr. Lieberman and the Idaho Outfitters and Guides Association

 
 
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This week we talked with Aaron Lieberman the Executive Director of the Idaho Outfitter and Guides Association.

IOGA supports Idaho's Outfitting Industry
IOGA supports Idaho’s Outfitting Industry

News of the Week

Gear of the Week

Thank you to Casey Garland aka Dr. Whitewater for the great song at the end of the podcast.

Ep. 64: Talking Paddlecats with Daniel Stillman

Ep. 64: Talking Paddlecats with Daniel Stillman

 
 
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This week we talk with Daniel Stillman about the pros and cons of paddlecats (aka “shredders”). At the end of the episode Daniel shares details from a recent river incident he was involved with.

Daniel above Submarine Hole on the Illinois River
Daniel above Submarine Hole on the Illinois River

News of the Week

Gear of the Week

Ep. 63: Interview with our friend Ian at NRS

Ep. 63: Interview with our friend Ian at NRS

 
 
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This week we talk with Ian Fodor-Davis from NRS about the company culture and some of the new gear he’s most excited about.

Ian rowing Greenwall Rapid on the Illinois River
Ian rowing Greenwall Rapid on the Illinois River

News of the Week

  • California snowpack looks good
  • Owyhee snowpack is at 117% of normal
  • Formal apology to Mr. Lieberman, the executive director of the Idaho Outfitter and Guides Association

Gear of the Week

Ep. 62: Star Wars and River Safety Class Discussion

Ep. 62: Star Wars and River Safety Class Discussion

 
 
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In this episode Zach and Aaron discuss topics that could be covered in basic river safety course.

Safety course on the Hood River in Oregon
Safety course on the Hood River in Oregon

News of the Week

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Ep. 61: Winter Multi-Day Rafting and Kayaking Trips

Ep. 61: Winter Multi-Day Rafting and Kayaking Trips

 
 
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In this episode we talk about tips and strategies for doing overnight rafting and kayaking trips in the winter.

Paddling in the winter can be cold
Paddling in the winter can be cold

News of the Week

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Ep. 60: Comparing the Middle Fork and the Selway Rivers

Ep. 60: Comparing the Middle Fork and the Selway Rivers

 
 
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This week Zach and Aaron have a friendly debate about whether the Middle Fork or the Selway is the best river trip.

Thinley and Chencho Kayaking in Bhutan
Thinley and Chencho Kayaking in Bhutan

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Ep. 59: Talking with Jeremiah at SOTAR about new Stealth Kayak

Ep. 59: Talking with Jeremiah at SOTAR about new Stealth Kayak

 
 
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This week Aaron and Zach talk to Jeremiah from SOTAR about their new lightweight inflatable kayak.

SOTAR Stealth Prototype Kayak
SOTAR Stealth Prototype Kayak

News of the Week

Gear of the Week

Ep. 58: OSMB Fees & Klamath River Access

Ep. 58: OSMB Fees & Klamath River Access

 
 
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This week Pete from Momentum River Expeditions joins us to talk about the removal of the Klamath River dams and how that affects paddling and river access.

If you’d like to make a comment, read Zach Urness’s article and then send an email to info@klamathrenewal.org.

Caldera Rapid on the Upper Klamath River | Photo Courtesy Momentum River Expeditions
Caldera Rapid on the Upper Klamath River | Photo Courtesy Momentum River Expeditions

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Ep. 57: Mental Heath and Paddling

Ep. 57: Mental Heath and Paddling

 
 
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In this episode we talk about some of the causes of mental issues for whitewater paddlers.

News of the Week

Kayaking Josephine Creek in the South Kalmiopsis
Kayaking Josephine Creek in the South Kalmiopsis

Articles we Discussed

Organizations that Support River Guides

Gear of the Week