Category Archives: River Kayaking

Maze Circuit

Leaving my kayak at the base of Water Canyon, I climbed upcanyon and hiked a circuit through much of the Maze district. This covered about 60 miles in four days, visiting several areas in the park with nice dramatic names … Continue reading

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Labyrinth and Stillwater Canyons

Last week I did a nine night trip through some areas around western Canyonlands. This was a new sort of combination trip for me. I started kayaking on the Green River at Ruby Ranch, 95 miles from where it joins … Continue reading

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John Day River Kayaking

The John Day River runs through the desert to the northeast of Bend, and at 281 miles is one of the longest undammed rivers in the continental US. Over the weekend I kayaked a 70 mile stretch of the river, … Continue reading

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McKenzie River

The McKenzie river makes its way into Eugene from a series of springs in the Cascades. Last summer I spent a couple months staying at several places in Oregon, and this river was the locus of many activities, including hiking, … Continue reading

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