News & Events

Category: Rafting
News Categories:
Area Interest

Five Extreme Sports to Try in Oregon

Want the best outdoor activities near Portland, Oregon? Look no further than these 5 Oregon extreme sports. Surrounded by rivers, mountains, windy gorges and even high desert within just 2 hours of the city, it’s no wonder Oregonians have a reputation of being outdoorsy. People travel from all over the world to experience the unique

Read More »
By Charles Marion Russell - Humanities Texas, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=164966
Rafting

A Brief History of Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater rafting has become a very popular water sport in Oregon and across the United States. It didn’t start out as a whitewater raft with professional guides. Instead, it has evolved over time as various cultures and generations have passed down their knowledge and techniques for navigating the whitewater of many a river. The Fishing

Read More »
Rafting

Oregon Camping Inspiration: Deschutes Overnight Rafting Trips

It’s camping and whitewater rafting season here in Maupin, Oregon! So, you’re getting the gang together for a summer adventure. You need an excitement-filled trip they’ll remember that’s not a logistical nightmare. We’ve got you covered. Combining rafting and camping is like chocolate and peanut butter – they’re just better together! Summertime in Maupin is

Read More »
Whitewater Rafting on the Lower Deschutes - Imperial River Company
Rafting

First-Class Floating: Whitewater Rapids Classes 101

Just like your teacher used to grade your tests in school, whitewater (either an individual rapid, or the entire river) is graded too! Instead of A to F, these grades are divided into six categories from class I (the easiest) to class VI (the most difficult and dangerous). As the White Water Guidebook explains, the

Read More »
Nike Corporate Event Team Building
Events

Four Steps to Planning an Awesome Company Retreat

Your employees work hard all year long. A company retreat that combines a little R&R with strategic planning and team-building activities can be an effective way to improve employee morale and get the creative juices flowing. With proper planning, you can create an event that is memorable for being fun and productive. Step 1: Define

Read More »
Area Interest

Best Family Vacation Ideas for Outdoorsy Oregonians

Oregonians love the outdoors, and why shouldn’t we? In our little pocket of the Northwest we have access to first class camping, hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, and more. Because of the relatively temperate climate, Oregon is the perfect spot for outdoor adventures in the summer. This year, what outdoorsy family vacation will you take? Check

Read More »