Ep. 74: The Bill Geiman Episode

Ep. 74: The Bill Geiman Episode

 
 
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It’s on like Donkey Kong! This week we talk with Bill Geiman from Crazy Bill TV about boating, Creature Crafts, and his recent trip on the Alsek River.

Bill Geiman
Bill Geiman

News of the Week

  • River trips on the Grand Canyon are cancelled until May 21st
  • Many National Parks including Yosemite and Dinosaur are closing

Gear of the Week

Ep. 73: The Coronavirus Episode

Ep. 73: The Coronavirus Episode

 
 
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This week we talk with Steve Welch of ARTA River Trips about recreation and the current state of the coronavirus pandemic. This is a rapidly changing situation and our thoughts reflect our opinions today knowing that our medical systems are about to be overwhelmed in the coming week. We ask that everyone recreate responsibly out of respect for our our medical system that is about to be overwhelmed.

Steve Welch guiding on his backyard run, the Tuolumne
Steve Welch guiding on his backyard run, the Tuolumne

News of the Week

Gear of the Week

Ep. 72: Advice for Running the Middle Fork of the Salmon at Low Water

Ep. 72: Advice for Running the Middle Fork of the Salmon at Low Water

 
 
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This week Zach and Doug Talk with Allie Vostrejs from Middle Fork Adventures about running the Middle Fork of the Salmon River at lower water flows.

Allie in her element on the Middle Fork
Allie in her element on the Middle Fork

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Ep. 71: IRF and Best Practices Discussion with Mark Hirst

Ep. 71: IRF and Best Practices Discussion with Mark Hirst

 
 
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In this episode Priscilla and Zach talk with Mark Hirst about International Rafting Federation raft guide training. We also talked a bit some commonly debated best practices.

Mark Hirst
Mark Hirst

News of the Week

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Ep. 70: Chatting with Prolific Cat Boater Greg Babikoff

Ep. 70: Chatting with Prolific Cat Boater Greg Babikoff

 
 
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This week Zach and Aaron talk with Greg Babikoff about cat boating, oars, team boating, and his recent experiences on the Smith River.

Greg Rowing Canyon Creek
Greg Rowing Canyon Creek

News of the Week

  • Snowpack in California is about 60%. It’s better in Oregon and Idaho but a lot can change in the next few months

Here’s a video we talk about towards the end of the podcast.

Greg's Cataraft Frames
Greg’s Cataraft Frames

Gear of the Week

Ep. 69: Talking Rowing With Our Friend Peter Fox

Ep. 69: Talking Rowing With Our Friend Peter Fox

 
 
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In this episode Zach and Erik talk with whitewater legend Peter Fox about whitewater rowing theory and techniques.

News of the Week

Rowing a Cataraft
Rowing a Cataraft

Ep. 68: Talking with Chris Baer about China and the River Guide Quiz

Ep. 68: Talking with Chris Baer about China and the River Guide Quiz

 
 
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In today’s episode Zach and Dougie Fresh talk with prolific river guide and kayaker Chris Baer. We chat about his recent trip to China and discuss the questions and answers in Zach’s River Guide Quiz.

Chris Baer is an expert river guide
Chris Baer is an expert river guide

Gear of the Week

Ep. 67: Interview with Jeff Compton

Ep. 67: Interview with Jeff Compton

 
 
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In this episode we talk with Jeff Compton about rafting Class V and some of his favorite trips.

Jeff Compton

News of the Week

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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.