Category Archives: White Water

Wasson’s Landslide, Rio Marañon, Peru

The Endangered Rio Marañon Before we get into Wasson’s Landslide, a word about the endangered Rio Marañon. The “Big Money” of South America and parts of the world want to dam this amazing river, arguably the primary source of the … Continue reading

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Yesojirca Narrows of the Rio Marañon, Peru

The Endangered Rio Marañon Before we get into The Narrows, a word about the endangered Rio Marañon. “The Big Money” of South America and parts of the world want to dam this amazing river, the primary source of the Rio … Continue reading

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Rafting in the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

Within the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument lies the best whitewater rafting that the Desert Southwest can provide through one of the most scenic sections of the Rio Grande Gorge, and it’s known as the Taos Box of Northern … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Rio Grande Whitewater Festival 2014

The Mother’s Day Rio Grande Whitewater Festival was founded in the 1950’s by Los Alamos paddle boater Jim “Stretch” Fretwell.  After competing at Colorado’s FiBark on the Arkansas River for many years, Stretch started a whitewater race closer to home … Continue reading

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