Beginner Kayak Lessons Portland, OR

Northwest River Guides teaches beginner kayak lesson in Portland, OR.  Most whitewater kayak classes start out in the pool where we work on the basic maneuvers(strokes) of whitewater kayaking – sweeps, corrections and braces.   We also work on some skills that...

Another great spring of kayak lessons and raft trips

I am really looking forward to another great spring of kayak lessons and raft trips.  Last weekend Northwest River Gudies taught our annual Oregon Whitewater Association Swiftwater Rescue Workshop. We had sunny skies and warm temps, making for the most pleasurable...

Sandy River Family Whitewater Rafting Trips

Sandy River Family Whitewater One of our most popular trips, this section of the Sandy River runs through the designated-wilderness area closest to Portland.  Beginning where Bull Run flows into the Sandy River, this trip starts out with a bang- class III Pipeline...