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August 28, 2019

The Cascade Lakes Highway is a treasure trove of lakes to explore. From the size of Elk Lake to the tiny Devil's, there is variety and beauty to be found right off of the road.

"Little Lava Lake is located on the eastern slopes of the Cascade Mountain Range at an elevat...

We have been sending campers, families, travelers and locals taking a break to the lakes for full and half day kayak and stand up paddleboard (or SUP) rentals for the last couple of years. As our awesome rental customers know, we provide everything needed to head up fo...

With so many water options close by, it can be tricky deciding where to spend your day. Apart from the section of the Deschutes River that runs through the center of downtown Bend (the obvious choice for those trying to leave a car out of the equation), many other opti...

July 17, 2018

Our whitewater kayaking lessons have been going in full Swing, and the weather could not be better for them! 

It is always so interesting to see who we have come through and where they come from. The favorite part of what we do is the people who keep coming back, and br...

A few weeks ago I taught a few kiddos the basics of whitewater kayaking. This in itself is not so strange; I signed on to helping Danielle with lessons for the Bend Kayak School, in my off hours/days, after my first meeting with her; an incredible human with a serious...

September 9, 2017

Another whitewater kayak lesson began for Bend Kayak School this evening with a 2.5 Day Whitewater Kayak Beginner Course that started off at Deschutes Brewery. I love getting to know new interesting students and all that they do in the world.

We have a screen writer/fil...