Thursday, June 26, 2014

Rock Creek Recon: C & K version

Photo: Keel Brightman

Ryan and Keel did a good job recounting our foray into the headwaters of Rock Creek in the Columbia Gorge for Canoe and Kayak magazine.  Apparently some of it is in the physical magazine for the June issue as well.

Is it all just a cheap thrill, or so-called adrenaline rush?  Does it have a deeper purpose and meaning? It feels deeper to me.  It gives me something to dream about when I'm stuck in the mundane moments of life.  Something to remember that took everything I had in me to accomplish.  A rich sense of camaraderie and friendship that lasts a lifetime.  This time we experienced it on Upper Rock Creek.

   ~Keel Brightman

Blog write up of the trip here.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Little White 2014

The Little White Salmon River is currently at a great first time flow (~3').  Here are a few videos from into the outside and friends from last weekend to help remember the lines and get excited.

The first one is from Nate.

The second is from Emile

And this one is from Taylor Hazen. As much as I dislike how deeply the brown/church bro/brah culture has infiltrated the kayaking scene, I find the intro to this video to be quite tasteful.


Thursday, June 5, 2014

Video from Worlds

Emile created this video from his trip down to Reno for the Squirt boat world championship.  Its a good one, take a look!

Worlds from Difficult E on Vimeo.