Wild and Scenic Rivers Part Two with Greg Hatten and Pendleton

We continue our series with Greg Hatten’s Woodenboat adventures on rivers protected by the Wild and Scenic Rivers act. In this installment, Greg’s team approaches the run of a lifetime.  Frank Church Wilderness In June I took my wooden boat down the River of No Return in the Frank Church Wilderness of Idaho. The Middle … Continue reading Wild and Scenic Rivers Part Two with Greg Hatten and Pendleton

Wild & Scenic Rivers Part One with Greg Hatten and Pendleton

Note: Please enjoy this guest post from Greg Hatten, of WoodenBoat adventure fame. He took some Pendleton blankets along on his latest river runs. Here’s his write-up! Wild and Scenic Rivers Act “The great purpose of this act is to set aside a reasonable part of the vanishing wilderness, to make certain that generations of … Continue reading Wild & Scenic Rivers Part One with Greg Hatten and Pendleton

Greg Hatten guest post – Buell Blankets and the St. Joseph Museum

Today’s post is from our friend Greg Hatten, of WoodenBoat adventure fame. Greg has always been interested in our Buell blankets (all retired, but one is still available), which were part of our Mill Tribute Series. Greg decided to find out some information on the original Buell blankets at the source; his hometown of St. … Continue reading Greg Hatten guest post – Buell Blankets and the St. Joseph Museum

Greg Hatten and the Great Outdoors: Moved by the Wallowas.

Ed. Note: It’s National Park Week, and in the spirit of outdoor adventures, we’re sharing excerpts from a post by our friend Greg Hatten of Wooden Boat Adventures fame. He  took a trip into the snowy Wallowa Mountains this spring (or what’s passing for spring here in Oregon), and experienced nowcats, fly-fishing, Pendleton blankets, hot … Continue reading Greg Hatten and the Great Outdoors: Moved by the Wallowas.

A Woodenboat Adventure: Greg Hatten in Rocky Mountain National Park

Our friend Greg Hatten took a trip to Rocky Mountain National Park this year. it brought him some memories, some nostalgic and some frightening. Says Greg: Rocky Mountain National Park was established in 1915 and is one of the most visited parks in the entire National Park system. It’s located in north central Colorado and … Continue reading A Woodenboat Adventure: Greg Hatten in Rocky Mountain National Park

Greg Hatten in Yellowstone

Our friend Greg Hatten, the WoodenBoat adventurer, is floating some of our country’s National Parks as part of the centennial celebration of the National Park Service. To celebrate Yellowstone national park’s 144th birthday, we are looking back at Greg’s trip on the Yellowstone River. Enjoy! Greg Hatten is an accomplished guide and fisherman who splits … Continue reading Greg Hatten in Yellowstone

Greg Hatten’s WoodenBoat Adventures: Olympic National Park

Greg Hatten’s travels took him to Olympic National Park earlier this year to paddle Lake Quinault and fish the Quinault River (shown from above). Olympic is one of our rainiest National Parks, and Greg visited during one of the rainiest winters on record. This is Washington State we are talking about. In our upper left corner … Continue reading Greg Hatten’s WoodenBoat Adventures: Olympic National Park

A WoodenBoat Adventure: Crater Lake and the Rogue River with Greg Hatten

“Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States, and its water is the darkest azure blue I have ever seen anywhere.” So begins Greg’s trip to experience the waterways (but not the lake) of Crater Lake National Park. After you read our post, with its own exclusive photos from Greg’s trip, be sure … Continue reading A WoodenBoat Adventure: Crater Lake and the Rogue River with Greg Hatten

Greg Hatten’s Woodenboat Adventures: Rainier National Park’s Waterways

As we’ve mentioned before on this blog, our friend Greg Hatten, the WoodenBoat adventurer, is floating some of our country’s National Parks as part of the centennial celebration of the National Park Service. For this trip, he invited along Seth Patterson, an avid sportsman and photographer who happens to work at Pendleton. Greg is an accomplished … Continue reading Greg Hatten’s Woodenboat Adventures: Rainier National Park’s Waterways