Ep. 95: Discussing Personal Locator Beacons (Again)

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Ep. 95: Discussing Personal Locator Beacons (Again)
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This week we talk more about the use of Personal Location Beacons (PLBs) for whitewater enthusiasts.

News of the Week

  • Mill Creek is a great backyard run for Salem, Oregon

Videos Mentioned in the Podcast

Gear of the Week

Ep. 94: More Discussion about Emergency Communication Devices

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Ep. 94: More Discussion about Emergency Communication Devices
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In this episode we talk about emergency communication devices and some ideas about they can be used.

This week we talk about using emergency communication devices on the river
This week we talk about using emergency communication devices on the river

News of the Week

Here is a good video that talks about when initiate a backcountry rescue

Gear of the Week

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

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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

Gear of the Week

Ep. 55: Talking with Pete Rockwell From AIRE

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Ep. 55: Talking with Pete Rockwell From AIRE
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In this episode we talk with Pete Rockwell from AIRE about the company history and some of their new boats.

News of the Week

  • American Whitewater has identified Illinois River Tributaries, South Umpqua + Tributaries, North Umpqua Tributaries, Celestial Falls (White River), Williamson River, Blue River, Upper Rogue (MF, SF), Breitenbush River, Quartzville Creek, North Fork Smith Tributaries, South Fork Chetco River, Hunter Creek, and Pistol River as candidates for nomination as Wild and Scenic Rivers.
  • Fishing has been shut down on the Clearwater River and Snake River below Asotin.
  • Save the Salmon protest in McCall this weekend.
Rough and Ready Creek is an unprotected tributary of the Illinois River
Rough and Ready Creek is an unprotected tributary of the Illinois River

Gear of the Week

No. 25: Boater Fees for Improved River Access

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No. 25: Boater Fees for Improved River Access
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This week we talked about the Oregon State Marine Board’s proposal to require recreational paddlers with boats over 10 feet pay an annual $17 fee.

News of the Week:

Gear Corner:

No. 13: Paddling Gear for Girls

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No. 13: Paddling Gear for Girls
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This was a fun talk about paddling gear for women and a few other topics we chose to take on.

Here’s some gear we talked about: