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2011 Grand Ronde River Trip Report

The annual OWA Grand Ronde float launched on Friday the 13th under threat of deteriorating weather, but with excellent flows. Due to our extensive public relations gambit, we had one of our largest groups ever, including returning customers and new ones …
OWA Float on the Grand Ronde May 13-15, 2001 Minam to Hellers Bar on the Snake, 90 miles 9 boats, 14 people, 2 dogs, 7 shuttled vehicles Flow: At put-in, 8,200 cfs.… http://oregonwhitewater.org/rivers/trip-reports/2011-grand-ronde-river-trip-report/

2010 Grand Ronde River

Back for the umpteenth time is our early-season, supposed-to-be-highflow 90-mile run from Minam to Heller’s Bar. Despite lower than usual flow, no one’s arms fell off, nor did we run out of daylight doing a 32-mile first day followed by a 47-mile second d…
Trip Report: Grand Ronde River Back for the umpteenth time is our early-season, supposed-to-be-highflow 90-mile run from Minam to Heller’s Bar. Despite lower than usual flow, no… http://oregonwhitewater.org/rivers/trip-reports/2010-grand-ronde-river/

2009 Grand Ronde River

Usually, the flow is between 4,000-8,000 when we’ve done this trip in the past. Overall, there was great benefit to the high flow: we averaged 8pmh (usual is 5mph), and got to camp quicker; some pesky semi-submerged rocks were now fully submerged; and th…
GRAND RONDE Minam to Heller Bar on the Snake, 91 miles May 8-10, 2009 Flow: 13,800 at put in; about 11,000 at take out Shuttle: Boggan’s Oasis; rate depends on the… http://oregonwhitewater.org/rivers/trip-reports/2009-grand-ronde-river/

2006 Lower Salmon River

This is a great river trip at high flow, unjustly overlooked in my opinion. We had good, fun waves, great sandy beach camping, good scenery, and a fast float. The best part is that there is no permit lottery, so you can just show up, and put in. The do…
Lower Salmon River Trip Report Hammer Creek to Heller Bar (Snake River) “A Lot of Bang for the Buck” July 1-4, 2006 Flow (Whitebird) 17,000 cfs at put in; 14,000 by… http://oregonwhitewater.org/rivers/trip-reports/2006-lower-salmon/

2001 Lower Salmon River

Water started at 9,000 cfs and went to about 14,000. Perfect Level for the Lower Salmon. We launched on Thursday evening at 5PM, the wind picked up a mile down stream and we made it down to Woodruff Gulch, five miles. Set up camp with a nice windbreak …
The Lower Salmon in Spring of 2001 by Ed Aristo Water started at 9,000 cfs and went to about 14,000. Perfect Level for the Lower Salmon. We launched on Thursday evening at 5PM,… http://oregonwhitewater.org/rivers/trip-reports/2001-lower-salmon-river/