2014 North Umpqua Weekend

Over 50 club members and friends showed up for this year’s paddling weekend on the North Umpqua. Level was around 810 cfs. A big thanks to Mark Taratoot for organizing, Rollie and Leslie Toevs for cooking the traditional salmon feast, and Ken Keating for picking up the 30+ pounds fish. The video has runs of Boulder Flats to Horsebend and Horsebend to the Gravel pit, plus shots from around camp.

Five Canoes Paddle the White Salmon

Last Saturday by serendipity, all five boats that came out for a run of the MWS and LWS were canoes. Level as 1.6 feet. Raft traffic nearly nil (the benefits of post-labor day paddling. Don’t miss Audrey’s spin on the lip of the first drop (Top Drop). Someone must have read my article on spins in the November 2013 issue!