Monthly Archives: August 2012

Hiking the Entire Minam River: July 1-6, 2012

Over this past winter I decided that 2012 would be the year of the Minam River.  I have spent years learning the Wenaha River and Joseph Creek intimately and it is now the Minam River’s turn.  I made an initial … Continue reading

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Hot Off the Press: Joseph Creek featured in NW Flyfishing

Hot off the Press: Joseph Creek is featured in the September/October 2012 issue of Northwest Fly Fishing.  The article is by’s very own resident fishing “expert” Grant Richie.  The feature article is a very nice 8 pages long with … Continue reading

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Searching for the mythical trail #1725 to Joseph Creek: June 23-24, 2012

Looking at an Oregon Atlas, Wallowa-Whitman National Forest map, or even the very detailed and usually accurate Wallowa Valley Ranger District map would have you believe that there is a trail numbered 1725 coming off Table Mountain and heading down … Continue reading

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The Boys’ Turn to Row: June 2012

Since my wife, Lottie, and I bought the Minam raft rental business it has really opened up a lot of new outdoor opportunities for us as a family.  It is difficult to do backpacking trips with kids.  It can be … Continue reading

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What are those bears doing on Joseph Creek? June 16-17, 2012

The past several years I have done a lot of hiking in the winter to keep my lungs and legs in as close to mountain goat shape as possible for hikes into and, more importantly, out of Joseph Creek .  … Continue reading

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