Since the invention of inflation, prices for groceries have skyrocketed and rivers have become traversable. Enjoy the scenic side of economics with today's Groupon: for $30, you get a half-day rafting trip from High Desert River Outfitters in Maupin (a $60 value). The standard deposit (viewable here) is waived with this Groupon.
High Desert River Outfitters employs a coterie of seasoned guides armed with a battery of natural facts and anecdotes. The 13-mile half-day trips last for three hours on the Deschutes River, with voyages launching at 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. daily. Guides carefully tailor each excursion to fit the group's collective desires and relative skill level, saving greenhorns the trouble of tackling serious rapids or commitment issues with land. The pace of each trip also enables groups to immerse themselves in their arid, sandy surroundings, gliding beneath golden eagles and herons and over a variety of colorful creatures, including throngs of shimmery rainbow trout.
To ensure the safety of rafters, each guide boasts extensive training in swift-water safety and rescue, as well as certifications in first aid and CPR. Likewise, High Desert River outfits each water-sojourner with all the necessary sundries for each trip, from Coast Guard-approved life jackets to dry bags and paddles. Adventurers are encouraged to look over the preparation checklist to ensure they arrive with everything necessary for showing hydrogen, hydrogen, and oxygen who's boss.
High Desert River Outfitters
In the shadow of the Deschutes River’s towering buttes and sheer rock faces, High Desert River Outfitters’ rafts soar over swirling rapids. The outfitter’s river guides have been navigating this river since 1990 and have mastered its most challenging rapids and eddies. In addition to firsthand experience, all guides boasts extensive training in swift-water safety and rescue, as well as certifications in first aid and CPR. They welcome adventurers of all ages, carefully tailoring trips to suit skill levels.
Groups can embark on leisurely half-day sojourns that provide a quick riverside glimpse of the surrounding landscape. Additionally, on any trips that last a day or longer, guides prepare barbecue lunches for all their guests to provide them with the energy necessary to control the rafts and physically remove any stowaway mountain goats.
206 Elrod St.
Maupin, Oregon 97037