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08-22-2011 10:55 PM
Karasene haha yeah.. "under the radar" is right I know that's a big "no no" up in Maine.. the dam wont let you through to put in without signing over your life and getting the information of every paddler in your raft but eh I didn't see nothing.

I was going to guide next summer.. but having the best of both worlds I'm thinking I'm going to get into whitewater kayaking instead of being a commercial pawn.. which will allow me to be full time night shift bartender so I'll stay happy. I know plenty of private rafters to get out as much as I want. I know there's a thread for this. but I'd love to see more footage of the bigger stuff if you have any!
08-22-2011 09:19 AM
Karasene Snowolf do you guide as well? and what size rapids are those in the vid? Class 3?

Originally Posted by IdahoFreshies View Post
Just went rafting last week, and I'm goin again nope, its around 95 all next week, winter is pretty far off...sadly
haha well now that I've seen what kinda rafting you meant I guess the chances are less likely.. but I have a friend who works in the snowboarding scene in Idaho and is big into rafting named Dylan Metz.. Thought I'd see if it was a small world.

..and this summer has been great! Nice and cool. Only a handful of hot days.. AND an early take off for some pow. Only 2 days left!
08-22-2011 07:57 AM
Qball Apparently summer just got here, we just now had our first day over 90 degrees in Portland
08-22-2011 07:54 AM
SwissMiss The IPE fair is coming up, and every year this means summers come and gone. But I'm quite happy about it.
I've purchased my seasons pass and I'm ready to do this winter! So hurry up!
08-21-2011 10:00 PM
WavyJonesLocker seriously. cannot wait for summer to roll on out. the heat, humidity, bugs, etc...get it out of here. bring me the snow already
08-21-2011 08:11 PM
Originally Posted by NWBoarder28 View Post
Sweet party barge Idaho.
Originally Posted by Snowolf View Post
Hahaha...that thing is awesome....
Thanks, it was quite the adventure!
Originally Posted by mpdsnowman View Post
Dont worry, next thing you know we will be poaching powder off the southern peak before they even open it...
yup, ill certainly be hiking once the first snow hits the local mountain.
08-21-2011 03:08 PM
NWBoarder Sweet party barge Idaho. We're just finally getting some summer out here in Western Washington. And even then, we only get a couple of nice days before the clouds and rain show right back up. So no, it is not winter yet, but summer for me has felt more like an early fall or extended spring. I would be OK with a couple more weeks of nice weather before we dive back into winter.
08-21-2011 12:52 PM
Originally Posted by Snowolf View Post
What river?

I am an avid white water guy with a 14 foot cat. I have done the main Salmon a few times over there. Hoping to do lower Salmon from Lucile to Heller Bar on the Snake this fall. The Owyhee is on my to do list as well as Hells canyon. I pretty much live on the Deschutes River on my weekends this time of year. Love snowboarding but never in a hurry to see summer end.
HAHAHAHAHA not quite that kind of rafting. Ive done the upper salmon when it was around 70k...but this was more of a relaxing float...of the boise river

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I give you, party barge 2.0. 6'x10' deck on 4 55 gallon barrels, comfortably seats 4. This pic was taken after we finished, and we just threw all of out stuff on top of it so we could carry it. The cooler was next to the chair, all of the life jackets were tucked under the chair, we had a radio but it got taken out by a low branch, and we have 3 inflatable rafts we were towing behind so we could get out when it got too shallow over the rapids.
08-21-2011 08:48 AM
slyder mornings are gettting into the 50's here, days still 80's upper 70's but that is the start of the change over.
3 more months one of our hills tries to open on black friday Nov 25 cross your fingers.
08-21-2011 01:48 AM
Hellude The leaves on the birch trees are turning yellow, and there is snow outside the hockey arena.

Always a good sign.
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