It was impossible to stop for a scout at the top of Unscathed Rapid on the Mulatos River. We had to scout from our boats at the entrance into the rapid. The top section of the Class IV rapid had many flipper waves, and just when I made it through the tough upper section, I went careening into a blind right-hand turn to see many more tricky maneuvers just split seconds ahead. Continue reading
At the beginning of March, I received a phone call from my friend Meg Smith asking if I wanted to load up in her truck and head on an Alaskan adventure in a month. I responded, “Well, let me think about it…OK, nevermind—YES!” Continue reading
Lacey Anderson had one heck of a boating year in 2011, rafting over 30 rivers in the U.S. and Mexico. In this second of a series of articles, the longtime guide and author of the Camp Cooking WITHOUT Coolers cookbook shares … Continue reading
All Lacey Anderson did in 2011 was raft over 30 different rivers in the U.S. and Mexico. In this first of a series of articles, the longtime guide and author lets us ride along for a second descent of Mexico’s Mulatos-Aros River. Continue reading
A smattering of pictures from our trip down Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Salmon River in June, 2011. A big thanks to the good folks at Canoe & Kayak Magazine and Middle Fork River Expeditions for making it all happen.
First course – a miso soup, rich and fragrant. Second course – spring rolls: crisp veggies wrapped in moist transparent rice paper with an exotic dipping sauce. The third course was a whiskey one, which seemed like a good idea at the time. Continue reading
At some point the deer walked into a pile of pop and beer cans, got totally spooked and went crashing through the brush toward Brian and Jenni and Kurt and Erin’s sleeping sites. They woke up thinking a bear was charging them. Continue reading