Rogue Wilderness Adventures Media KitPresentation Transcript
Rogue Wilderness Adventures Media Kit 2012
Rogue Wilderness AdventuresRogue Wilderness Adventures is the gateway to the stunning and pristineWild and Scenic Rogue River area of Oregon. For more than 38 years,Rogue Wilderness Adventures has fulfilled its purpose: To providetravelers with long- lasting memories, great friendships, and anoutstanding adventure at an extraordinary value by offering unforgettablewhitewater rafting, fishing, and hiking tours on one of America’s originalWild & Scenic rivers. Many a visitor has fallen in love with the RogueRiver while standing on its banks. Novelist Zane Grey found this area ofOregon the inspiration for many of his western novels---in fact, the cabinwhere the writing took place still stands today.
Rogue River Hiking TripsThe Rogue River National Recreation Trail from Grave Creek to Foster Bar is in the heart of the National Wild and Scenic Rogue River Canyon. The trail, which was originally built by miners in the early 1900s, offers stunning scenery and an amazing place for hiking. There are 5 historic lodges located along the trail that can only be accessed by foot or raft. Rogue Wilderness Adventures takes hikers on multiple day raft-supported Rogue River hiking trips through this beautiful area, making for some truly unforgettable trekking. Hikes along the Rogue River Trail are adventures in solitude, offering close encounters with wildlife and enchanting landscapes. Best of all, the hikes are “raft- supported”, so all hikers need to carry is their camera, water, and binoculars. The rest of the gear (and any weary hikers) are transported downriver via raft. Hikers explore the stunning terrain by day and by night bed down in cozy historic lodges after a hearty home cooked meal. 4, 6, and 8 day trips available. Dates available May, June, September, and October.
Rogue River Rafting TripsRogue Wilderness Adventures offers Rogue River rafting trips on one of America’s most beautiful rivers. The river is divided into two general areas; the Wild and Scenic Section which is a 34 mile stretch of wilderness that runs from Grave Creek to Foster Bar, and the Recreation Section which is a day section of 13 miles. The whitewater on the Wild Section is rated class III - IV in the canyon with two world famous Class IV+ rapids: Blossom Bar Rapid and Mule Creek Canyon. Rogue Wilderness Adventures offers a variety of rafting trips ranging and guests can choose to camp out under the stars, stay in historic wilderness lodges, or combine one or two nights of camping with one night of lodging.Types of Rafting Trips:•Half Day Trips•Full Day Trips•3 and 4 Day Camping/Rafting Trips•3 and 4 Day Lodge/Rafting Trips•Themed Rafting Trips
Rogue River Fishing TripsDeep in the Siskiyou Mountain Range lies some of the best fishing in the lower 48 states. The Wild & Scenic Rogue River is home to Chinook salmon, Coho Salmon, Steelhead and the famous Rogue River "Half-Pounders". Rogue River fishing trips are a captivating experience that offers both solitude and beauty and the seasoned guides at Rogue Wilderness Adventures are experts in a variety of Salmon fishing techniques: fly fishing, spin casting, bait bouncing, and pulling plugs. All fishing rods and tackle as well as bait and flies are furnished by the guides. The McKenzie-style drift boats are truly the "Rolls Royce" of river craft. Passengers relax in the comfort of bucket-type seats with back rests. Guides sit in the back where they can give instruction and watch the rod tips for that first bite. Fishing guides double as chefs and are experts in the art of riverbank cooking and as the daylight fades, anglers arrive at a welcoming and comfortable wilderness lodge. In order to provide individualized instruction, there is one guide per boat, and each boat holds only two fishermen. 1, 3, and 4 day fishing trips are offered as well as corporate fishing expeditions.
Themed Rafting TripsPaddles and Pints: Spend a long weekend celebrating two great Oregon traditions— whitewater rafting and beer. This 4 day/ 3 night trip takes guests through some of the most beautiful whitewater in the country by day. Nights are spent sampling frosty, delicious, locally-crafted beers with guided beer tastings led by Oregon brew master Mark Vickery.Paddles and Paws: Dog friendly vacations continue to be a growing trend, and Rogue Wilderness Adventures is “putting their paw in the mix” with this trip that offers people the chance to go whitewater rafting with their dogs in a safe, fun environment. Days are spent riding the rapids with Fido while nights are spent dining on gourmet riverside fare (and gourmet dog kibble for Man’s Best Friend).Paddles and Pinots: This trip pairs the best in Oregon Pinot Noirs and Oregon whitewater with a journey that includes Rogue River rafting by day and sampling delectable wines by night. Wine enthusiasts will ‘bed down’ in cozy historic lodges at nigh after days on the river. Guests are treated to a flavorful dining experience with some of Oregon’s finest wines and locally inspired gourmet cuisine.
Themed Hiking TripsBetty’s With Backpacks: This trip offers women the chance to grab their best girlfriend and hit the trail for a wilderness girlfriend getaway. This 4 day adventures takes women on a girls- only hiking adventure along the historic Rogue River Trail. Women are treated to fabulous hiking, breathtaking scenery, accommodations in historic lodges, yummy home cooked fare, and plenty of friendship. No boys allowed!‘Hopilicious’ Hiking: Beer and boots hit the Rogue River trail on this Labor Day Weekend adventure. Guests hike by day and arrive at a comfortable riverside oasis for guided beer tastings and gourmet grub by night. The featured brewer will spend time explaining their craft and point out interesting facts about their beers, including both Pacific Northwest and International brews.Wiking Trip: Wiking is a wine-themed hiking trip that utilizes the stunning Rogue River as a backdrop. As with all hiking trips, guests hike between wilderness lodges but with “Wiking”, Rogue Wilderness Adventures brings a winemaker on the trip to present guided wine tastings and insights into their craft. A trip for ardent oenophiles!
Media ContactsStephanie ParnellStephanie@adventuremedianews.com832.755.7661Brad NivaBrad@wildrogue.com541.479.9554