Partners & Accolades

by Janda Rhea

Outside 2011 Trip of the YearOur Rafting and Cultural Tour of Bhutan was recognized in 2011 by Outside Magazine as one of the top ten Trips of the Year!

This trip combines rafting the pristine rivers of this tiny kingdom with visits to traditional Buddhist cultural sites. Every fall we take a handful of rafters to this fascinating country known as the last Shangri-La!



Travel OregonNWRC owner Zach Collier is Travel Oregon's Ask Oregon Rafting Expert for good reason. In addition to being the owner of a successful outfitting business on the Rogue River, Zach is a respected member of the Oregon boating community. He can be found in the winter and spring paddling around the Columbia River Gorge and loves to explore seldom-rafted runs like the Chetco, Little Klickitat, or the Crooked River.




America OutdoorsAmerica Outdoors is the leading association for growing, protecting, and supporting America's outfitting businesses. Members of America Outdoors receive up-to-date information and support of the rules and regulations as they pertain to the outfitting business. Rafting with an America Outdoors member is strongly recommended as you can rest assured that these outfitters are better informed of ever-changing requirements and are most likely compliant.




American Rivers River Ambassador MemberAmerican Rivers is the leading organization working to protect and restore the nation's rivers and streams. Northwest Rafting Company is a charter member of their River Ambassador program, and we support their continued efforts to remove defunct dams and provide environmental protections to the rivers we love.






Janda Rhea

Janda Rhea has been an integral part of Northwest Rafting Company since our inception in 2009. She manages our office operations and stays busy preparing our guests for their trips. She loves to get away from her desk and out on the river because "being in the wilderness reminds me what actually matters in life."

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