Trip Reports

SWR – Lessons Learned the Hard Way

I was recently involved in a whitewater mishap that turned out ok despite our multiple failures. The purpose of this is not to embarrass anyone, but rather to let others learn from our mistakes so no names are used. We hope you read this, take the hard lessons that we learned to heart and spend […]

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2016-10-16 Calderwood Lake Trip Report

The touring group of CHOTA drove across the legendary “Tail of the Dragon” October 16 for a day of kayaking at Calderwood Lake. We were excited to see the beginning of a change in colors of the fall leaves. Our excitement was rewarded on the drive along the Foothills Parkway to access the Dragon. The […]

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2016-07 Middle Fork Salmon Trip Report

WHAT WE DID LAST SUMMER By Sandy Snyder In July, a group of 24 Chota members, friends, and family traveled to Idaho to enjoy the Middle Fork of the Salmon River and the surrounding Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness Area.  Some of us drove out, carrying boats and gear for ourselves and others, […]

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