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More Articles Up

posted Dec 26, 2006 New articles on the Orange River and the Zanskar River.

Small Raft Shootout Article Up

posted Nov 26, 2006 The 2007 Small Raft Shootout is online for your viewing pleasure. There are lots of new whitewater articles out recently so enjoy.

Upper Taos Box Rafted

posted Nov 12, 2006 Today Kris, Sean and Dana rafted the Upper Taos Box in Northern New Mexico. The flow was about 750 cfs. This is class V creekin at its best! It was cooooold!

Western US River Permits

posted Nov 11, 2006 The Whitewater Addiction River Permits info is hot off the presses. Enjoy.

Interview with Vladimir Gavrilov

posted Nov 11, 2006 Whitewater Addiction interviews Vladimir Gavrilov about the Bashkaus River in Siberia.

I won the lottery

posted Nov 4, 2006 The Grand Canyon lottery that is. My trip will be Dec 31, 2007. I'll be spending New Years Eve by a warm fire on a cold night in the Grand Canyon - woohoo!

Upper Animas in October

posted Oct 8, 2006 Well today we ran the Upper Animas since its been raining cats and dogs. It went well.

The Gauley was fun

posted Oct 6, 2006 Well I just got back from Gauley season. I guided several trips for Class VI - great company with awesome guides to work with. I had at least one swimmer on each of my trips and I saw some major carnage - mostly at Sweets Falls. Do it if you get the chance.

Site Update

posted Aug 15, 2006 I added a magazine section. I have also created a new yahoo group on the mail list page. Enjoy.

New Upper Animas guage

posted Aug 11, 2006 Great news for Upper Animas fans. There is new guage at Tall Timber resort on Aug 1, 2006. This is downstream of Cascade Creek and above Tacoma/Rockwood. It should give us a much better indication of what the river is doing than the other guages on the river.

Piedra is Running and its August!

posted Aug 9, 2006 With the recent rains in Durango I went over and duckied the Piedra lower gorge. The rapids were sweet class III to IV+ and a soak in the hot springs was very welcome.

Books and Video Pages Updated

posted Jul 30, 2006 I updated the books and video sections with reviews, ratings, cover scans and easy links to purchase a copy. Let me know if I am missing anything and I will try to keep it updated.

Paddle Costa Rica in December

posted Jul 13, 2006 Have I got the trip for you! 8 Days in Costa Rica this December! Three rivers, one beach, one volcano, one hot springs, one canopy tour, numerous monkeys, sloths, birds and some awesome fruit you have never tasted in the states.

Vallecito Creek Rafted by Crazies

posted May 12, 2006 Today Brad and I rafted Vallecito Creek. It was very hard. See the trip report.

Owyhee at High Water

posted May 4, 2006 Went and did the Owyhee. This was a crazy trip which I will write about sometime. I put some video here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXMq-reVcdw.