Monthly Archives: August 2014

McKenzie River Trail

Roadtripping to The West’s Best Shuttle Rides (PUBLISHED: Outdoor Sports Guide)

Originally published in Outdoor Sports Guide Magazine, August 2014. Shuttle rides, where ones takes a vehicle to an upper, higher-elevation trailhead, in order to make the majority of a ride a coast downhill, at one time was the lowest form of mountain biking. Shunned by peers as lazy for avoiding climbing and scolded by guidebook authors […]

Five Things to Do on the Middle Fork Besides Boating

Photos by Paul Richer / Richer Images Yes, you’re on a river trip, but there are endless other options beyond boating. Hiking. Looking up from the river while floating down the Middle Fork the views are stunning. But you are also only seeing the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Akin to seeing a national park […]

Six Days on the Middle Fork. Six Guides. Six Experiences.

In between rapids, our six guides would put on their history and biology hats to explain flora and fauna. river history and point out landmarks. They also play the part of luggage handler and gourmet chef each evening – incredible and strong people. Each day we made it a point to get in a boat […]