Ep. 102: Advocating for River Access

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Ep. 102: Advocating for River Access
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This week Priscilla shares some advice about how whitewater paddlers can advocate for river access.

Things we talked about

Priscilla's Article about River Access
Priscilla’s Article about River Access

Gear of the Week

 

Ep. 87: Reminiscing about Paddling Indigo Creek into the Illinois River

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Ep. 87: Reminiscing about Paddling Indigo Creek into the Illinois River
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This week Jacob Cruser joins Zach and Priscilla to talk about their spring trip down Oregon’s Indigo Creek.

News of the Week

  • West Side of the west coast is on fire
  • National Forests are closing this week

Indigo Creek Photo Albums

The narrow pinch on the East Fork of Indigo Creek
The narrow pinch on the East Fork of Indigo Creek

Gear of the Week

Ep. 86: Klamath Dam Removal and Flow Studies

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Ep. 86: Klamath Dam Removal and Flow Studies
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This week we are joined by Tom O’Keefe and Bill Cross who discuss the Klamath Dam removal and recent flow studies for paddling new sections of the Klamath River.

Relevant Links about Klamath Dam Removal

Gear of the Week

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

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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. 60: Comparing the Middle Fork and the Selway Rivers

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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

News of the Week

Gear of the Week

Ep. 58: OSMB Fees & Klamath River Access

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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

News of the Week

Gear of the Week

Ep. 57: Mental Heath and Paddling

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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

Ep 54: Thank You Senator Wyden and River Festival Culture

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Ep 54: Thank You Senator Wyden and River Festival Culture
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In this week’s episode Zach and Priscilla talk about Senator Wyden’s new Wild and Scenic River push as well as river festivals and river festival culture.

The Tobin Bridges above the North Fork of the Feather River
The Tobin Bridges above the North Fork of the Feather River

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No. 52: Petitions and River Access

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No. 52: Petitions and River Access
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In this episode we answer a listener email about the effectiveness of petitions and what paddlers can do to be effective in conservation efforts and improved river access.

Bearfoot Brad has worked hard to get signatures on his petition to protect the South Kalmiopsis from nickel strip mining
Bearfoot Brad has worked hard to get signatures on his petition to protect the South Kalmiopsis from nickel strip mining

During the discussion about river conservation Zach mentioned the Kalmiopsis Guides Association as a group you could join to advocate for the rivers in and round the Kalmiopsis Wilderness.

Gear of the Week

No. 31: A Few Safety Basics

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No. 31: A Few Safety Basics
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This week we had a discussion about safety basics which mostly focused on on throw bags and solo boating.

Gear of the Week