Ep. 74: The Bill Geiman Episode

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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. 71: IRF and Best Practices Discussion with Mark Hirst

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

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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

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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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Ep. 64: Talking Paddlecats with Daniel Stillman

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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

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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

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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

No. 49: Salvaging a Paddling Trip

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No. 49: Salvaging a Paddling Trip
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In this episode we talk about how to salvage a paddling trip when flows and weather aren’t cooperating.

News of the Week

Priscillas Extra Gear List

  • Gorilla Tape
  • Zip ties
  • Bituthene
  • Aquaseal
  • Tear Aid
  • Sew kit
  • Car kit (tire stuff, jump kit, extra fluids)
  • Bring a back-up paddle/breakdown on long trips
Zach paddling the Wing Jimbo IK on the Chetco River
Zach paddling the Wing Jimbo IK on the Chetco River

Gear of the Week

No. 47: Brett Burns Interview

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No. 47: Brett Burns Interview
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This week we talked about the Owyhee River and with Brett Burns form the Death Angle Whitewater YouTube Channel. Don’t forget to subscribe!

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Brett's PFD Shotgun Rock
Brett’s PFD Shotgun Rock

No. 44: Aaron Erdrich Interview

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No. 44: Aaron Erdrich Interview
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This week Aaron Erdrich joins the podcast to talk about some of his rafting experiences, R-1 boating, and the Dirt Bag Paddlers.

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