Medford, OR - Guide?

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  1. JesseC

    JesseC Active Member

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    Oh man I've had plenty of them - just trying to learn. Here' a video... where did you lose it?


    Looks like that big pyramid rock at the end would be a bad one...
     
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    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    Getting pinned under a tree is probably one of my biggest fears. Besides of course the ball sucking leeches....
     
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    make sure to study this very handy infographic.
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    Fortunately I did not get pinned under. I got pinned alongside. My trouble was not in the video, it was in a very narrow area above the canyon proper. Large woody debris pile river right with most water pushing into the pile. Jeff was concerned the hydraulics would suck us down. The flows were ideal for holding us in place while we slid forward. Lucky. It was my very first day rowi g my 14' cataraft, and my very first trip down the oxbow stretch. As for the oxbow itself, two more veteran rowers than I decided we would line down midway, then float the lower most portion. I followed their lead. The flows were low that day, so there was a lot of rock exposed and skinny gaps leading to the big wave at the bottom.
     
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    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    Although, there's probably a bigger chance of getting raped by a meth head in the rivers I float than falling victim to the dreaded sieve-like obstacles.
     
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    especially with your pretty mouth....
     
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    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    You know how I roll!

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    That's some east side goodness right there!!
     
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    Luke77 I hope she likes whitefish

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    Why you always gotta make fun of my teeth man? You know how self conscience I am.

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