Way more pics than are reasonable to post to a blog entry, so I picked a few and figured I’d point you all at Flickr for the rest.
Another one of those jetboats hurtling by at 80mph – this is just off land that Karen’s family owns on the Rogue River, upstream a bit from Dunn Riffle.
Speaking of the crew – here’s Karen, Pat, and Bill – all set for watching the upcoming maniacs on the river.
It was a long course for the race, and we followed the next day in a jetboat excursion (hellgate excursions) like this one, tearing around between races. In particular, we did the whitewater excursion – which was the entire length of the course and all area that I’d rafted on – but never all at once.
And while you’re out there, you might as well take a pic of the other excursion boat that is tearing around nearby. They do a really good job of spotting and watching the river for folks – but then you really need to when you’re heading through rapids at 30+ mph.
A couple of pics from the boat along the Rogue River.