Soggy Sneakers A Paddlerand39;s Guide to Oregonand39;s Rivers  by Pete Giordano & the Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club

Soggy Sneakers: A Paddler's Guide to Oregon's Rivers Guide Book

by Pete Giordano & the Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club (The Mountaineers Books)
Soggy Sneakers A Paddlerand39;s Guide to Oregonand39;s Rivers  by Pete Giordano & the Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club
Soggy Sneakers: A Paddler's Guide to Oregon's Rivers will take you from high desert canyons to ocean surf. It will guide you down steep creeks and along gentle streams and rivers. It will lead you to runs within one hour of urban areas and on remote rivers in the wilderness. Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club members have run each and every one of Oregon's rivers and share their intimate knowledge here with you.

© 2004 Pete Giordano and the Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club/The Mountaineers Books. All Rights Reserved.

Trails from the "Soggy Sneakers: A Paddler's Guide to Oregon's Rivers" Guide Book
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Abiqua Creek is in the watershed between Butte Creek on the north and Silver Creek to the south. All are tributaries of the Pudding River, which flows into the Molalla just before the latter reaches t ...
Silverton, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7.5
The main stem of the Alsea River provides a number of runs that are used by numerous drift boat anglers, as well as beginning canoers and kayakers. The river usually becomes too low in the summer to n ...
Albany, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 32
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Beginning among firs and ending among oaks, this run cuts through some wonderful country. It is creek-type boating with the usual hazards of small riverbeds and heavy vegetation. Expect several portag ...
Medford, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 12
Blue River is a technically demanding, high-gradient tributary of the McKenzie River located only 39 miles east of Eugene. Approximately 0.5 mile below the Quentin Creek put-in is a class 5 triple dro ...
Springfield, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 5
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The Breitenbush River starts at the crest of the Cascades north of Mount Jefferson and is one of the major tributaries of the North Santiam River. This run is one of the best intermediate runs in the ...
Detroit, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 8
This run is characterized by a narrow streambed with class 3 and 4 pool drop rapids spiced up by several larger drops, all of which are easy to portage. Scout carefully. The first mile is the most dif ...
Cottage Grove, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 3.6
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Brice Creek, a tributary of the Row River, drains a relatively uncut section of the Umpqua National Forest. Its clear water, beautiful scenery, and great rapids make it a creek worth paddling. Upper ...
Cottage Grove, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 2.6
Portland’s municipal water supply is drawn from the Bull Run River about 6 miles above the bridge at Bull Run Road. Consequently, the entire watershed is closed to public access. Only a 2.5-mile secti ...
Gresham, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 2.5
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This run on Butte Creek flows through scenic forested mountain foothills that are an abrupt contrast to the rural countryside found near Mount Angel and Woodburn. It has considerable variety for a sma ...
Silverton, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7.5
This uppermost section of the Calapooia contains the toughest and most technical whitewater the river has to offer. Though the run is class 3 overall, the three most difficult rapids would be very dif ...
Holley, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 9
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The beginning of the run is swift, with sufficient gradient and rocks to immediately lead the boater into class 2 to 3 rapids. Spend a few minutes warming up by playing on the easier waves near the pu ...
Brownsville, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 10
On this run, the gradient slackens considerably compared to the upper run. The relatively easy rapids and numerous riffles make it a good choice for open canoes. Two rather rocky rapids present with ...
Brownsville, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 10
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The gradient of this run is much less than that of the two upper runs. Here the river assumes a gentle, meandering course with occasional riffles and flows through pastoral country. This is an ideal s ...
Brownsville, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7
The first 1.5 miles are through open valley past the homes and outbuildings of the farming community of Nonpareil. The rapids are primarily broken ledges of increasing height. At about 1.0 mile is a 4 ...
Winchester, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 84
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This entertaining and scenic tributary of Steamboat Creek is an excellent choice for intermediate paddlers. The road is always close by, but it never intrudes on the run. The ledgy nature of the creek ...
Glide, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 6.5
Canyon Creek is one of the few true class 5 creeks in Oregon. Steep, continuous drops with undercuts and log hazards make Canyon Creek an excellent run for expert boaters. Unstable geology also makes ...
Sweet Home, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 7.5
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The Chetco River is a famous southwestern Oregon stream noted for fine fishing and crystal-clear water. The initial 3 miles of the run consist of long stretches of flat water with a few class 2 rapids ...
Brookings, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 8.7
This is a run for the adventurous expert boater. Log-choked channels and boulder sieves abound. Allow lots of time for scouting and/or portaging, go with a small, solid group, and bring your headlamp ...
Eugene, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 6.3
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This stretch of the Clackamas River is an excellent training area for beginners. There are many small class 2 drops, usually with eddies close by. The rapids are clean and have good runouts. The sce ...
Barton Park, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 5.5
This stretch of river is a fine run for intermediate canoers and beginner kayakers. The rapids are characterized by turns with standing waves on the outside or the middle of the channel, with a nice s ...
Carver, OR - Whitewater Kayaking & Canoeing - Trail Length: 8
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