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Name: Chris Morelli
Date registered: May 14, 2012

Latest posts

  1. Cispus River Appreciation — May 22, 2015
  2. Simpler times down South — December 29, 2014
  3. Kalama Falls Washington and Shiva make friends! — May 18, 2014
  4. Chile Update — November 26, 2013
  5. PNW Summer Closeout — October 11, 2013

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Cispus River Appreciation

Deep in the wilderness of the Gifford Pinchot River in Washinton state lies the Cispus River. The Cispus is a combination of runoff from the Goat Rocks and Mt Adams. This river usually can be accessed late in the summer when the roads clear from snow, and the water levels become lower. This season, with …

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Simpler times down South

Hola internet, como estas? Gringo Chris here with an update from Chile! Things have been great down south here in the land of flowing pisco and beautiful women…I mean flowing and beautiful rivers. Many different events and crews have been passing thru the Pucon area. I have been living in Puesco which is the headwaters …

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Kalama Falls Washington and Shiva make friends!

A total of 30 laps on a juicy Kalama Falls in Washington, just outside the Columbia river gorge provided many sweet lines! This is a quick video I put together of Clay Lucas, Jesse Maddox, and myself charging some laps in our Shivas. It has been a great early season in the PNW with lots …

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Chile Update

Demshitz here with a quick update from Pucon, Chile! This is my first trip to Chile/ first time paddling outside of North America. Loving life, paddling the goods everyday and meeting great people along the way is making this trip amazing. I have been staying at the Pucon Kayak Hostel, doing some coaching for Patagonia …

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PNW Summer Closeout

The leaves are starting to change here in the Pacific Northwest. As a new season begins, new travels and new adventures are blowing in the crisp fall winds. This brings an end to my first season out in Washington/Columbia Gorge. A season of raft guiding, and more kayaking than I ever have done is great …

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Northeast Fall Kayaking

Moshier spillway slide, stout warm up rapid! Shiva style on Raquette River   Hey ya’ll this is Chris Morelli checking in with a quick blog update. Its been a pretty slow summer up in New York, with very little rain. I have been doing my best to travel and following the water. I have been …

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Shiva on the Green River Narrows

Chris Morelli checking in with an update here! I just headed back to the east coast from a winter of skiing in Utah. On the way home to New York, I decided to head to Asheville, to pick up my new Shiva and JED from Pyranha. I got the chance to take the Shiva out …

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