Rio Lolco

31 Dec

An isolated tributary of the Upper Bio Bio watershed flowing of the Northside of both Volcan Longquimay and Volcan Tolhuaca. In local Mapadungun language Lolco means Earth Water…. With a flow of around 500 CFS at takeout the Lolco provides … Read More »

Futaleufu RiverKeeper

18 Mar

Recently, the past October 2014 there has been some good news in regards to stopping the hydro projects for the Futaleufu River in Chile.    Here is a link to the waterkeeper announcement :  In short the hydro projects are now temporarily on hold. … Read More »

Rio Huichahue

2 Jun

When the winter rains hit Chile there are a ton of rivers to kayak that are dry in the summer months…One of these is the Huichahue Ben May Rio Huichahue Located in the 9th region of the Araucania, the river … Read More »

Rio Noroeste

6 Mar

Short steep tributary creek of the Rio Espolon just outside of the town of Futalueufu. Flowing out of Lago Rosas the river plunges through a short but formidable canyon. Also known locally as Arroyo Loco or “crazy creek” the run … Read More »

Rio Hielo

6 Mar

Crystal clear water in a very impressive canyon.. This class 4 stretch of water lies just over the Argentinian border in province of Chubut and is a tributary of the Corcovado (Upper Palena). Run is usually boat-able throughout the summer. … Read More »

Rio Polcura

30 Nov

A classic multi-day run in Chiles South Central Andes which has all the good stuff you want in a river trip. The river flows basically south through the Reserva Nacional Ñuble in Chile´s 8th region. Towering snow peaks provide for … Read More »

Rio Rucue

30 Nov

A fun class 3+ run in Chile´s South Central Andes. Flowing off the North Western Flank of the imposing Sierra Velluda (2448 meters), the Rio Rucue is a mellow springtime creek run. Crystal-clear, cold water and an undisturbed streambed make … Read More »

Rio Ñiblinto

9 Nov

The Ñiblinto is a newly found classic flowing of the NorthWest flank of the Chillan Volcano in Chile´s Central Andes. The class 4-5 run features crsytal-clear, cold water and a mature granite streambed. Apart from one misplaced tree all drops … Read More »