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Julius cheats death again

In spite of a fair amount of lame oarsmanship by her captain, the Julius once again survived Grand Canyon upright. Roger Fletcher, Andy Hutchinson, Dan Dierker and other friends conspired to build her ten years ago, and this is her fourth trip through Grand Canyon. To date she has not been knocked over or ge-busted. Pretty cool little boat in spite of the damned eight-foot oars and short rowing compartment. Of particular horror is my truly lame run in Bedrock--I thought for sure we were…


Added by Brad Dimock on May 3, 2012 at 2:57pm — 3 Comments

C rock... also called Oh Sh#$%... on the Deschutes River, Oregon.

I had to post this YouTube video of exactly what not to do in Whitehorse Rapids on the Deschutes River in Oregon.

I've been told this boat had to be cut off the rock. I'll try to find out more about the actual story and post more… Continue

Added by Randy Dersham on November 22, 2008 at 10:28am — No Comments

Whitehorse Salvage

Sorry for the long delay getting this out, but here goes. This boat was salvaged by Mark Angel with assistance from myself and two others. I regularly assist Mark on these salvages and learn a lot from him every time. We all are lucky to have Mark because no-one else out there that I am aware of is able, knowledgeable, and willing to recover these boats and bodies in the whitewater environment. As for this particular salvage, the only driftboat we were called out for on the Deschutes in 2008,… Continue

Added by Robb Sipler on January 3, 2009 at 11:12am — 1 Comment

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