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The annual OWA Rogue Trip was getting ready to roll in early February with a launch date of February 15. The trip was supposedl…

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OWA’s annual New Year’s Day Paddle could not have asked for a more beautiful start to 2014. In spite of unusually low water leve…

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We couldn’t have had better weather this time of year! Absolutely gorgeous! Highs in the mid 50’s and lows couldn’t have gotten …

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It all started with an email from J. Hollywood (OWA Membership Director) in late July. “It’s time to take it International”. Let…

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River trips mean many different things to most of us, and even people on the same trip can take vastly different things away fro…

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We are proud to be home from the first commercial trip down the Chetco River in over a decade. Before the Biscuit Fire in 2002 A…

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Eighteen women launched from Buck Hollow on June 14 with seven cat boats, two rafts, five inflatable kayaks and one hard shell k…

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It is 440 miles from Portland to Three Rivers Resort in Lowell Idaho at the confluence of the Lochsa and the Selway Rivers. Tha…

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I’ve been rafting on and off since the 1970‘s but I’ve never flipped an inflatable or had to swim (canoes and sailboats are anothe…

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“It looks like it’s burning off” was the catchphrase for the weekend. Despite the mild Siberian weather, (Ever had a Ham, Cheese…

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Saturday, March 23, 45 boaters on 13 cats, 9 rafts and two kayaks left Buckhollow for the annual OWA Lower Deschutes Spring Brea…

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With temperatures below freezing and an east wind to make it even colder, OWA’s New Year’s Day Float got us whitewater enthusias…

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The 2012 North Santiam float was a run in which all the right ingredients aligned perfectly. There were 30 of us in 14 rafts and…

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My name is Tonya Zwahlen and I am a newbie to rafting. (Prior to this year, I rafted one time when I was 20 years old and that w…

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On Saturday August 18, my husband Chris and I joined 24 people at the Hammer Creek put in on the Lower Salmon for a six-night, s…

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