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

Greg Hatten’s WoodenBoat Adventures: Yellowstone Lake

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. Greg is an accomplished guide and fisherman who splits his time between Missouri and Oregon. He is happiest on the river in his wooden drift boat, the Portola.  Greg’s … Continue reading Greg Hatten’s WoodenBoat Adventures: Yellowstone Lake

Canvas & Wool on the McKenzie by Greg Hatten

Our friend Greg Hatten writes about his “home water,” Oregon’s McKenzie River. Greg uses our Yakima Camp blankets and National Park Series blankets on his expeditions. You can learn more about the Parks and the blankets they have inspired here. But for now, just enjoy a trip on the river with Greg.  The McKenzie River in the … Continue reading Canvas & Wool on the McKenzie by Greg Hatten

Greg Hatten and a Wooden Boat Proposal

Greg Hatten is our guest blogger today. Usually he writes about heart-stopping whitewater river journeys in his wooden boat, the Portola. Today’s post is about another kind of adventure, and it’s more heart-tugging than heart-stopping. We hope you enjoy it. My youngest daughter and her serious boyfriend, Josh, took an Oregon river ride in my … Continue reading Greg Hatten and a Wooden Boat Proposal