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The Author Celebrating After a Successful Run Through Mule Creek Canyon

Team Sundance: Jim’s First Kayaking Experience!

My first, and so far only, experience with kayaking took place in June 2011 with Sundance Kayak School on the Rogue River. In the past, I have taken many canoe camping trips with my son, and other members of my family. As a result I expected that although kayaking would be challenging I would pick…

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Beautiful Water at Put-In for the North Fork of the Washougal

North Fork of the Washougal

Yesterday J.R. and I were excited to see a new section of river so we headed out to Washington’s Washougal River. Flows were a little low, but we really wanted to do some creeking and decided to check out the North Fork of the Washougal. We were immediately impressed with this beautiful canyon and the…

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Sundance’s first kayak school of 2011!

Welcome to another exciting season with Sundance Kayak School! Sundance is pleased to announce that we are officially open for business, launching our first school of the season, an 8 day beginner kayak school on the amazing Rogue River! With an above average snow pack, and Lost Creek Reservoir full to the brim, the Rogue…

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Illinois Trip Report

May has been a great month for whitewater. Last week a few of us from Sundance teamed up with our friends at Indigo Creek Outfitters for a trip down one our favorites, the Illinois River in Southern Oregon. With fantastic scenery, incredible water clarity, and amazing whitewater, the wild and scenic Illinois is a classic…

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Green Point Creek Trip Report

This last weekend we kayaked the seldom run Green Point Creek, a small tributary of the West Fork of the Hood River. We’ve been paddling the West Fork a couple times a week and each time we pass by Green Point Creek we look up at the final rapid and consider paddling it. This Memorial…

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Life’s Good on the Hood

When I think of running the Hood River, I think of its cold waters, beautiful scenery and the challenging yet friendly collection of runs (ranging from easy class III to class IV/V playgrounds). The headwaters drain from the snowy and scenic north and east slopes of majestic Mount Hood. Because water levels depend on both…

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Running the Hood After Work – Photo Montage

Living in Hood River gives kayakers an awesome opportunity to play in the area. While part of your day must be spent at the office, the other part (hopefully the majority) can be spent running the amazing Hood River. Whether it’s the East Fork, West Fork or Lower Section to town, the Hood offers countless…

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