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Websites that are friends of the OWA

Whitewater Resources

  • - A great site for information about boating in Oregon, Idaho, California, and Washington.
  • - Lots of information on rivers in the west (particularly California), good flow beta too.
  • - The largest private boating club in the "whitewater state".
  • - Essentially the "bible" for Oregon whitewater beta.
  • - Information on boating in - you guessed it - California.
  • - Committed to enhancing the Deschutes River's recreational amenities while fostering stewardship and safety for all river users.
  • - Information on the Deschutes Paddle Trail.
  • We Love Clean Rivers - An organization working hard to keep the rivers we float clean.


  • Hells Canyon Shuttle Company - Great service and an excellent supporter of the OWA.
  • Galice Resort - Rogue and Illinois shuttles, lodging, equipment rental, and restaraunt.
  • Affordable Shuttles - Rogue and Illinois shuttles.
  • Henry's Deli - Deschutes River, restaurant, last minute food and ice. 541-395-2278

Equipment and Gear

  • Sotar - Manufacturer of superb boats, bags, and other equipment. Supporter of the OWA.
  • Northwest River Supplies (NRS) - Supplier of kayak gear, rafting supplies, and boating equipment.
  • Cascade Outfitters - Manufacturer of Maravia and retailer of great river equipments. Supporter of the OWA.
  • Andy & Bax - Raft, IK, and cataraft supplier based in Portland. Supporter of the OWA.
  • MadCatr - High quality frames from Washington. Supporter of the OWA.
  • RiverJang - A place to buy and sell used river equipment.
  • Clavey Paddle Sports - High quality river equipment sold by people who actually use the stuff.
  • River Hardware - Throw bags, frames, tarps, and more by Zach Collier in Hood River.

Whitewater Blogs

  • Riverness - Recent happenings in the whitewater community.
  • Clavey News - Trip reports, stories, and gear reviews from the boys at Clavey.

Commercial Outfitters

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