Unbelieveable Japan Tsunami footage

Our hearts go out to the country of Japan and all the great paddlers we know over there.  From the HOA crew to Hiro, Sako, & Hiroshi Enimoto.  We pray that you and your families / friends are OK.  What a horrible geologic tragedy…. Water is powerful.  This...

Swiftwater Rescue Workshop in Portland, OR

NRG two-day swiftwater training is a hands on two-day customized class for recreational kayakers, rafters, and guides who want to hone their swiftwater rescue skills. Each day is broken up into a classroom module and an experiential component. Day 1 starts with rescue...

Portland Swiftwater Rescue Workshop 4/25-26

Northwest River Guides will be hosting our Portland Swiftwater Rescue Workshop this spring on the Sandy River.  Class is 9am-6pm on April 25-26 with both classroom and river components.   We cover all aspects of swiftwater rescue, everything accident prevention to...

Swiftwater Rescue Workshop April 25-26

Northwest River Guides will be hosting its annual Spring Swiftwater Rescue Workshop on April 25-26 in Portland, OR.  This is the best way to prepare for a safe season of whitewater paddling.  Designed for recreational kayakers and rafters, the NRG SWR Workshop is the...

Swiftwater Rescue Pool Session with the OWA

Wednesday night, the Oregon Whitewater Association held its February meeting at the North Clackamas Aquatic Park.  The OWA held their meeting at a pool so they could get some rescue practice ahead Spring and before their annual President’s Day trip on the Rouge...

OWA Swiftwater Rescue Workshop

Below are a few photos from a Swiftwater Rescue Workshop that Northwest River Guides conducted for the Oregon Whitewater Association in April of 2008.  This was one of the more enjoyable classes that I taught all spring, bringing together a diverse group of rafters,...