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Upper Minam River Packrafting Video

I purchased a GoPro camera this spring with the intent to start making some videos of float trips.  On our upper Minam River float trip, I took lots of video but have had no time to edit it and combine … Continue reading

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Packrafting with a flight–Minam River Lodge to Minam Motel: May 26, 2013

I know, I know.  I have been neglecting the blog.  I know.  But there has simply been too much work to be done at the Minam Motel to get it up and running these past several months.  Necessity gets in … Continue reading

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Upper Minam Packrafting 2013

I am still swamped with the motel/rafting/guiding at Minam this spring so am still behind. But for now enjoy this trip report from Renee Patrick and Kirk Barnes on our packrafting trip of the Upper Minam River.

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Packrafting the Minam River from Bearwallow Trailhead: July 27-29, 2012

On my previous packrafting trip into the Minam River two weeks earlier I had tried to talk Jerry into hiking in from the Bearwallow trailhead up to Standley and then down into the canyon a few miles upstream from Red’s … Continue reading

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Packrafting the Minam River from Red’s Horse Ranch to Minam. First Test for the Baylee River Runner Packrafts: July 14-15, 2012

I have been planning a packrafting trip on the Minam River all winter.  Most float trips on the Minam River begin at Red’s Horse Ranch in the middle because there is a small section of property here that is not … Continue reading

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Packrafting Joseph Creek . . . Almost: March 2012

Part One:  Scouting the trailhead Since my first float trip down Joseph Creek last year, I have looked forward to doing a second trip.  The first trip was in inflatable kayaks at 200 cfs.  It was a fun and challenging … Continue reading

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Testing NRS packrafts on the Wenaha: March 4, 2012

Although I had heard of a packraft before, they did not really catch my interest until I saw Greg Topf with one on the Wenaha last year.  I was intrigued, but felt a little weary about their durability.  When I … Continue reading

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