Monthly Archives: June 2011

Just got off the Gates of Lodore through Dinosaur National Monument at some very high flows; about 9,000 cfs on Lodore and near 24,000 cfs through Split Mountain after the Yampa joins the Green. Big, powerful Class III water for the most part. Some big waves to run and some […]

Colorado Whitewater

I am always looking for ways to make camp recipes as healthy as possible. I have just discovered a way to improve some recipes and wanted to pass the information onto you. A few of the recipes in my cookbook “Camp Cooking WITHOUT Coolers” contain shortening. Shortening works very well in the […]

Camp Cooking Tip

For those of you following our river journey at We’re now heading for the Owyhee River in southeast Oregon. Looking to run the lower canyon, but would be interested in the middle canyon (Three Forks to Rome) if we can get some more boaters. Launch around June 9 for […]

River Journey Continues

cellophane wrapped English cucumber
  The “English” cucumber lasts for a very long time without refrigeration. These cucumbers taste better than the traditional cucumber. No need to peel these thin skinned vegetables. Easily find them in the grocery store by looking for the cellophane/plastic wrapped cucumbers. Make sure it has the “English” cucumber label. Also, before buying check them […]

English Cucumber