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First Descents Kayak Trip on the Rogue River in Oregon

First Descents Kayak Camp

We LOVE First Descents! Last year Sundance Kayak School had the honor and privilege of hosting a First Descents white water kayaking camp on the Rogue River in Oregon. For those of you who don’t know about First Descents, it’s a pretty awesome organization! They are a non-profit based out of Denver, Colorado. Their goal…

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Fun Kayak School on Rogue River with Sundance Kayak School

Year in Review: 2012

2012 was a pivotal year in the rebuilding of Sundance Kayak Schools. Our goal is always to run the best kayak instruction courses in the world, but we also did some great exploratory trips and training with our instructors. We started out the paddling season with a kayak trip on the Smith River and an…

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One of the more complex rapids near the end

Taylor Creek – a magical tributary to the Rogue River

Taylor Creek is an exotic tributary of the Rogue River. It flows into the recreational section of the Rogue near Morrison’s Lodge. It also happens to be the place where Sundance’s beginner schools train throughout the summer. While on a boating safari this spring, Zach Collier and I visited the Smith River in Northern California….

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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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Mule Creek Canyon on the Rogue River

Rogue Kayaking Familiarization Trip 2012

Dates: June 7th – 11th (4 Days) Price: $795 ($295 for Industry Professionals) Includes: Shuttle, All Equipment, Food, and a One Night Stay at the Riverhouse Lodge   Ever wonder what makes the Rogue River so perfect for kayak instruction? At Sundance Kayak School we’ve known the secret for many years. In fact, this is…

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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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The allure of South Carolina’s Chattooga River

It’s almost summer and I can’t wait. As I wrap up my spring in South Carolina, I’m excited to get back on the road and down to the Rogue River, but I’m still a little sad to be leaving. As the temperatures here start to hover near ninety degrees, I start to get nostalgic for…

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