Last spring, I ventured into Oregon's remote Chetco River--a rarely paddled Wild & Scenic gem in the heart of the Kalmiopsis Wilderness. Our trip was certainly the most epic I'd ever done in Oregon--a 2-day brutal hike in followed by 2 days of paddling through one of the most remote parts of the state.…Continue
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Added by Jacob Cruser on February 23, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments
Here are some photos from Eagle Creek, Oregon. The waterfall photos are from Punchbowl and Metlako Falls. I included some as well from the hike up and from the metal "stake" gauge we use right at the trail head. …Continue
The PDXkayaker film fest was a success again this year with a large portion of the Portland kayaking scene showing up. The event is hosted by Next Adventure and the task of judging is set upon boaters from the community. I always try to get something edited to submit each year. This year school has been all consuming and I was only able to spend a short time editing, but I made sure to get something up there in an attempt to spark a sense of adventure. The film shows a few clips from my…Continue
Added by Jacob Cruser on December 10, 2011 at 9:45pm — No Comments
Oregon is known for its huge, runnable waterfalls. Most of the world records for highest waterfall have been set in Oregon. However, Oregon is not known for great class five whitewater (Little White Salmon is in Washington for those not encompassed in PNW geography).
My buddy Matt King recently moved towards Eastern Oregon and away from the whitewater scene, or so we thought... He dedicated many days to driving around and scouting out the Wallowa Mountain range. The…Continue
Added by Jacob Cruser on October 10, 2011 at 7:00pm — No Comments
Our team of four was abuzz with uncertainty during the drive to the Chetco—a remote, rarely run Wild & Scenic River in southern Oregon. We knew that we had, at least, a 3-mile hike to get to the river from the top of Chetco Pass. What we didn’t know was whether the road to the top of the pass would even…Continue
Matt King and I explored a previously unknown creek in the Portland, OR area that turned out to be really good...…Continue
Added by Jacob Cruser on June 6, 2011 at 12:30am — No Comments
Metlako Falls. Photo by Erik Boomer.
"I think it's a really healthy lifestyle," Christie said as she explained to me why she loves kayaking. Most people might not think that setting world records for waterfall descents is necessarily a "healthy" lifestyle, but it…Continue