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Category: Recognition

Best of the Gorge 2013

We are proud to announce that for the second year in a row Northwest Rafting Company was voted Best of the Gorge. Each year visitors and residents of the Columbia Gorge vote on the best businesses which are published in the Gorge Guide “For over 30 years we’ve been showcasing the Gorge for visitors and our 4th annual Best of the Gorge contest was extremely insightful with a combination of new winners and past favorites taking the top prizes. We asked visitors to tell us about… Read More

National Geographic Tour of a Lifetime

I’m honored to announce that this summer’s trip to Russia’s Chuya and Bashkaus Rivers was chosen by National Geographic Traveler as one of it’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime. This award is given to the year’s “most authentic, most innovative, most immersive, best-guided, and most sustainable tours.” Our expeditions to Russia are led by my good friend Vladimir Gavrilov. We met on the Cal Salmon River in 1998 and have been guiding together ever since. In the 70’s and 80’s he led expeditions all over the… Read More

Outside 2011 Trip of the Year

NWRC’s Rafting and Cultural Tour of Bhutan was recognized in 2011 by Outside Magazine as 1 of 10 Trips of the Year! This trip combines rafting the pristine rivers of this tiny kingdom with visits to traditional Buddhist cultural sites.