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6 Under the Radar Adventure Destinations in The United States

Monday, November 4th, 2019

Does urbanization have you down? Sick of the modern world and looking for an escape to get away? Well drop that phone and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! North America still has some of the most well preserved, wild places left in the world. We’ve detailed some of our favorite adventure destinations […]

What to Pack in Your Day Bag

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019

We love taking folks down the river for their first whitewater adventure, or their fiftieth. We understand if you are new to rafting you may have some questions, especially about what to pack.  When you arrive for our pre-trip planning meeting you will be given two bags — one large bag and one small bag. […]

I Have a Medical Condition. Can I Still Go Rafting?

Monday, June 10th, 2019

We try our best to accommodate all of our guests’ needs on multi-day river trips. If you have a medical condition you are concerned will prevent you from enjoying an overnight trip, we may be able to help in most cases. We always encourage our guests with specific needs to contact us before booking a […]

Learning to Kayak on the Salmon River with Will Howerton

Saturday, April 20th, 2019

WWRE is bringing back an old favorite this summer! We will be offering a revamped kayak course July 16-20, 2019 in partnership with Central Oregon Whitewater Academy (COWA). The trip will take place on the lower portion of the Salmon River known as The Canyons. In just 5 days and 53 miles Will Howerton, owner […]

What it Takes to Be a River Guide: An Interview with Trip Leader Robin Pace

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

Have you ever thought about becoming a river guide but weren’t sure how to make it happen? Being a river guide is an exciting job that requires a certain mindset and technical training. To learn more about what it takes to be a river guide, we interviewed Robin Pace, one of our trip leaders, to […]

Why a Multi-day Whitewater River Trip is a Chance to Connect

Monday, February 11th, 2019

Family vacations can be stressful due to the amount of planning required to make it a success. Allow yourself the opportunity to enjoy a family vacation where all the planning is done for you. A multi-day whitewater rafting trip offers all the perks of being on vacation with your loved ones, with none of the hassle.