I woke up Saturday morning to my phone ringing and a groggy ten second conversation. “We’re going to Skook, I’ll pick you up in a half hour,” said a voice that I couldn’t quite put a face to. I knew it had to be one of the young local Bellingham paddlers and without thinking replied, “I’m in, see you in thirty.” Impulse decisions have always led to the most exciting adventures of my life and I knew this weekend was going to be one to remember. On Friday, my plans to fly to the Homathko River…Continue
Added by Brendan Wells on October 11, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Tatlow Creek is 100% classic BC class V. There's a brutal 4x4 road, heinous bushwacking, huge mandatory drops, and giant trees that you need to boof next to. You will also find crystal clear water that you can drink right out of the river, two 20 footers, two 30 footers, a 40 footer, and an absolutely spectacular gorge that you would be hard-pressed to beat for scenery. If you are up to the challenge, it will deliver and then some!
The hike-in is up a mountain, and then a…Continue
Added by Chris Gragtmans on September 25, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments
This summer I came across the opportunity to work as the lead instructor for ex-pro paddler Todd Anderson at the Columbia Gorge Kayak School in Hood River, Oregon. Without too much thought I took the job, and since have been enjoying every bit of working as a…Continue
Here's a POV Video that I put together from a day this spring out on the Little White Salmon River in Washington. On this particular day the water levels kept at a juicy 4.9-5.0ft. On this high water day, I was lucky enough to be joined by local paddlers Max Blackburn, Lane Jacobs, and Tao Berman. Enjoy the video.
Added by Todd Wells on March 17, 2011 at 11:55am — No Comments
Photo By Erik Boomer
When I open up my phone to see that I missed a call from Erik Boomer I know that something juicy is brewing and a wave of anxiety and excitement hits me. Three days ago when I opened my phone to see that Boomer had left me a message it was no different. In his message he said, "Todd we're going to the Stikine. Call me back if you…Continue
Added by Todd Wells on September 27, 2010 at 6:51pm — No Comments