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If you're looking for adrenaline-pumping whitewater rafting adventure or just a relaxing float on the river, look no further than High Desert River Outfitters. We do it all! With more than 15 years of professional experience on rivers like the Deschutes, Klickitat, McKenzie, Owyhee, and North Santiam rivers, our trips offer exciting whitewater, gourmet meals and highly trained guides that are safe and friendly. Best of all is seeing some of the most scenic landscapes that Oregon and Washington have to offer. We offer trips from 1 day to 5 days, so come join us for your next great adventure.
One of the Pacific Northwest's oldest and most respected river rafting outfitters, Orion - The Good Guides in the White Rafts, offers 3-day overnight raft trips on Deschutes River only a couple of hours outside Portland. Whether you seek the solitude of the great outdoors, the thrill of white water or a memorable family vacation, the Deschutes River includes it all. Orion provides a delectable river menu, all necessary river gear, user fees, arranges your shuttle, camping equipment upon request and guides
Whether you're looking for a single day of adventure or a weekend, the Deschutes is guaranteed to satisfy. Class III rapids, majestic desert scenery and a fun, playful atmosphere make the Deschutes the whitewater playground of choice. Our one-day trips introduce you to the "Maupin Stretch", with numerous Class II & III rapids and "adventure swims" at Elevator Rapid. Close to Portland, the Gorge, Mt. Hood and Bend this is the perfect one-day adventure. Our two and three day trips take you through the spectacular canyons of the lower Deschutes. Call or click to explore the options. Deschutes River Trip Options
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Swiftwater Rescue by Cody Harris and Mike Johnston. This book covers the fundamentals of river rescue. From hydrology to z-drags, topics are discussed in a concise and thorough manner. This manual is an integral part of the Whitewater Rescue Institute's Swiftwater Rescue Technician courses. Order now...
Whitewater Rafting An Overview by Doug O'Riley. Whitewater rafting is exciting and thrilling, and at the same time lets you see some amazing scenery that you wouldn't be able to see any other way. This book will show you the basics of whitewater rafting including the equipment required so that you have the confidence you need to get into that raft for the very first time. Order now...
Whitewater Rafting (Living on the Edge) by Shane McFee. Discusses the history, equipment, and techniques of whitewater rafting and describes what happens at competitions and how to stay safe while on the water. Order now...
Floating & Fishing Oregon's Wilderness River Canyons by Melinda Allan. This book details the John Day Basin, Grande Ronde, Lower Deschutes, Owyhee River, Rogue River, and the Snake and Illinois rivers. Also covered are the basics such as float craft, basic rowing and paddling, trip planning, essential equipment, whitewater ratings, fishing information and tips, wildlife, interesting historical references, shuttles and permits. Order now...
Whitewater Rafting by Graeme Addison. Paperback, 96 pages, Stackpole Books; 1st edition (February 2001). Clear, concise text and easy-to-read illustrations show how to read the water and maneuver the craft. Chapters on safety cover the basic equipment. An extensive listing of contacts and select destinations is also included. Order now...
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