Hata Hill

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5th October 2007

I grew up swimming the rivers and creeks of Northern California's Sierra foothills. As a teenager I was introduced to rafting and kayaking, and became addicted to running rivers.
During summers while in college I parlayed my love of rivers into a job as a raft guide, which I've been doing ever since. One thing I've learned: everything is better on the river...

Help protect the Rogue River watershed in Southern Oregon

Hata Hill's activity

  1. February 2008
  2. Hata Hill rated Trinity River

  3. October 2007
  4. Hata Hill reviewed Trinity River in Deep South, United States

    The Trinity is a beautiful clear-green tributary of the Klamath, which is the major watershed of Northern California. Often overlooked due to its relative remoteness, this river makes a great side trip of an exploration of California's coastal redwoods. …"

  5. Hata Hill rated Paddling the Tatshenshini-Alsek

  6. Hata Hill reviewed Rogue River Paddling in US West Coast, United States

    Southern Oregon’s Rogue River is a low gradient pool-and-drop river flowing from the base of Crater Lake to the Pacific Ocean at Gold Beach. There are several sections to run on the Rogue, but the gem is the Wild and Scenic , or “lower Rogue.” This 30-p…"

  7. Hata Hill rated Rogue River Paddling

  8. Hata Hill rated Rafting the Grand Canyon

  9. Hata Hill reviewed Middle Fork of the Salmon River Paddling in Mountain States, United States

    The Middle Fork is sometimes called “the best 100 miles of downhill camping around.” Starting in the high pine forest of central Idaho, the crystal clear snowmelt river tumbles downstream in a series of cascading class III rapids. Featuring a world cla…"

  10. Hata Hill rated Middle Fork of the Salmon River Paddling

  11. May 2007
  12. Hata Hill reviewed Paddling the Tatshenshini-Alsek in Alaska, United States

    The Tatshenshini and Alsek Rivers offer a remote wilderness expedition through some truly spectacular scenery. Put in on either the Tat or the Alsek (the Alsek requires a helicopter portage around the aptly named Turnback Canyon) and float to the conflu…"

  13. Hata Hill reviewed Rafting the Grand Canyon in Grand Canyon, United States

    Running the Colorado River through Grand Canyon is a sublime experience. The enormity of the canyon is such that often one cannot even see the rim. As the river descends through geologic history boaters become familiar with the rock layers representing …"