Ep. 86: Klamath Dam Removal and Flow Studies

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

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Ep. 85: Interview with Lee Baker

Ep. 85: Interview with Lee Baker

 
 
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This week we talk with Lee Baker about South Eugene High School’s Integrated Outdoor Program (IOP) that serve underrepresented youth in Eugene.

News of the Week

Lee Baker
Lee Baker

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Ep. 84: River Guiding and Kayaking with Dave Prothero

Ep. 84: River Guiding and Kayaking with Dave Prothero

 
 
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Prolific kayaker, raft guide, and photographer Dave “Davey” Prothero joins us to chat about whitewater and some of his favorite places to boat. Check out is web site at RaftingLife.ca.

News of the Week

  • COVID is still an issue
  • People are boating
Dave Prothero debriefing an IRF Instructor Course
Dave Prothero debriefing an IRF Instructor Course

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Ep. 83: Talking Rescue PFDs and Throwbags with Mark Hirst

Ep. 83: Talking Rescue PFDs and Throwbags with Mark Hirst

 
 
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News of the Week

    • Commercial rafting has begun
    • The topic of debate in Europe is whether or not guides and guests should wear face masks
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Astral Rescue PFD
Astral Rescue PFD

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Ep. 79: Diminishing Tubed Boat Debate and Other Nonsensical Discussions

Ep. 79: Diminishing Tubed Boat Debate and Other Nonsensical Discussions

 
 
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This week we respond to some listener questions about diminishing tubed boats and Zach ponders whether we should paddling communities that only want “locals.”

News of the Week

  • Recreation in Washington is beginning to open up today. An announcement about recreation in Oregon opening up is likely to come Thursday.
  • The Rogue River will not be open when permit season begins on May 15th.
Sign found near a local put-in
Sign found near a local put-in

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Rogue Gear Works Cataraft Frame
Rogue Gear Works Cataraft Frame

Ep. 77: Paddle or Watch Magnum, P.I. During Stay At Home Orders?

Ep. 77: Paddle or Watch Magnum, P.I. During Stay At Home Orders?

 
 
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In this episode we have a discussion about whether or not it’s a good idea to paddle during the stay at home orders.

Magnum, P.I.
Magnum, P.I.

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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