Wednesday, July 30, 2008


I love to white water raft! It is an absolute blast. The Deschutes river is a really good one for newbies and more advanced rafters. There is class 3s and a 4. I have been guiding for the last 11 summers. I usually guide 4-5 times a summer. Our church (different groups from it), friends, family, other youth ministries. Today I guided for the roots group. We had a blast.

We only lost a few here and there and did some cool debriefing during lunch. We talked about leadership and what we learned from the different things we participated while rafting. Great stuff brought up there.

We hiked up White River and did the natural water slides. Then floated down the river back to the raft. I have a pretty good bruise on my shoulder and a good sunburn on my arms and feet. I sure am itchy already.

Maupin, here we come.

Oars Unite...river, here we come.

Train to our starboard bow.

Lunch time.

River jumping.

7 of us cram into the Jeep.

Mt. Hood is amazing!

I love lawn art.

Good Night


Rochelle said...

i love maupin!!! it looks like u guys had a blast. we used to a hs retreat over there in the summer, lots of good memories. love the sunset pix.

Melinda said...

Again, would love to have your life...even for just one day, preferably a day like this one. Oh well, I guess I will have to settle for living vicariously through you.

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