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High Country Expedition

Oregon whitewater outfitter

  Whitewater outfitter

The put-in location is a short drive from Bend. Getting your paddling muscles activated and spending some quality time in nature have a lot of people coming here. The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The Central Cascade Range scenery is wonderful. There's camping available near High Country Expedition. The natural beauty of
    Oregon and the playfulness of the water make the trip here worthwhile. Whitewater rafting and kayaking in this state is often more difficult than elsewhere, so if you're not from around here don't forget that quite a few
of the sections here are not easy. Whether you're whitewater rafting or kayaking this is an area with plenty of places for that.

Briefly about the general area:
Belknap Hot Spring is a beautiful site to go to while you're at High Country Expedition. If the weather is splendid here at High Country Expedition, you can go for a hike along the Saddle Trail, and you'll probably meet some people from Blue River here. This river is
always fun. A short trip to Hot Spring is always worthwhile, and on a glorious day you can take a hike along the Frissell Point Trail. For the duration of the long summer days at High Country Expedition highs are typically in the 80's, and throughout the night it cools down to the 40's. The winter brings highs down to the 30's, and nighttime lows at High Country Expedition throughout the winter ordinarily sink into the 20's. High Country Expedition sees pretty high levels of rainfall. For the period of the month of December you get the most rain around here, and July meanwhile is the driest month.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near High Country Expedition.
 Whitewater Near High Country Expedition:
McKenzie River, Lane County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 40.7 miles long (Olallie Campground to Leaburg Dam)
Horse Creek, Lane County, 5 miles away
      Class III - 11 miles long (above Separation Creek to McKenzie River)
Whitewater Outfitter - Mc Kenzie River Adventures, Lane County, 8 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Blue River, Linn/ Lane County, 12 miles away
      Class IV-V - 4 miles long (Quentin Creek to Blue River Reservoir)
Lookout Creek, -blank- County, 12 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2.5 miles long (2.5 miles above Blue River to Blue River)
McKenzie River - South Fork, Lane County, 13 miles away
      Class III-IV - 6.2 miles long (Dutch Oven Camp to Cougar Reservoir)
Santiam River - Middle, Linn County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV - 15.5 miles long (Pyramid Creek to Green Peter Reservoir)
Santiam River - South, Linn County, 20 miles away
      Class III-V+ - 16.5 miles long (Mountain House to Foster Reservoir)
Quartz Creek, Lane County, 20 miles away
      Class II-IV - 5 miles long (Quartz Creek Road Mile 7.5 Bridge to Mile 2 Bridge)
Christy Creek, Lane County, 21 miles away
      Class III-V(V+) - 9 miles long (to Confluence with Willamette)
 Ski Areas Near High Country Expedition:
Hoodoo, Oregon , 16 miles away, 1035 foot drop, 6 lifts, 30 runs
Mt. Bachelor, Oregon , 28 miles away, 3365 foot drop, 13 lifts, 71 runs
Willamette Pass, Oregon , 29 miles away, 1563 foot drop, 6 lifts, 29 runs
Mt. Hood Ski Bowl, Oregon , 58 miles away, 1500 foot drop, 9 lifts, 65 runs
Timberline Lodge, Oregon , 61 miles away, 3590 foot drop, 6 lifts, 32 runs
Mt. Hood Meadows, Oregon , 63 miles away, 2777 foot drop, 12 lifts, 87 runs
Cooper Spur, Oregon , 68 miles away, 500 foot drop, 2 lifts, 10 runs
 Hotels Near High Country Expedition:
Best Western Ponderosa Lodge, Sisters , 34 miles away
Five Pine Lodge And Cabins, Sisters , 36 miles away
Best Western Oakridge Inn, Oakridge , 37 miles away
Sunriver Resort, Sunriver , 45 miles away
Best Western Newberry Station, La Pine , 46 miles away
 Campgrounds Near High Country Expedition:
Limberlost, Blue River, 1 miles away
Paradise, Blue River, 3 miles away
Olallie - Willamette, Blue River, 3 miles away
 Trails Near High Country Expedition:
Saddle Trail, Lane , 6 miles away,  2.4 hiking miles, 1641 feet elevation difference
Frissell Point Trail, Lane , 6 miles away, 4.6 hiking miles, 3825 feet elevation difference
Anderson Ridge Trail, Linn , 6 miles away, 7.5 hiking miles, 2720 feet elevation difference
Lookout Mountain Trail, Lane , 7 miles away, 1.6 hiking miles, 527 feet elevation difference
Deer Butte Trail, Linn , 7 miles away, 8.6 hiking miles, 814 feet elevation difference
Olallie Trail, Lane , 8 miles away,  10.4 hiking miles, 735 feet elevation difference
Smith Prairie Trail, Linn , 8 miles away, 8.6 hiking miles, 923 feet elevation difference
 Public Lands Near High Country Expedition:
Crater Lake National Park, Crater Lake - OR , 64 miles away
Willamette National Forest, Oregon , 20 miles away
Detroit Lake State Park, Oregon , 29 miles away
Detroit Lake State Park, Oregon , 29 miles away
 Golf Courses Near High Country Expedition:
Tokatee Golf Club, Blue River , 12 miles away
 Lakes Near High Country Expedition
Smith Reservoir, Linn , 6 miles away
Kidney Lake, Lane , 13 miles away
Cougar Reservoir, Lane , 13 miles away

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