This slideshow was created for the Friends of the River California River Awards Gala on October 19, 2012. When George Armstrong was chosen to receive the Mark Dubious award for his leading role in river conservation and education his son Scott put this compilation of old images together. Is a visual historiography of how George, along with his family and friends, began a tradition of outdoor adventure and conservation.
Located just outside Yosemite National Park, the Class V Cherry Creek is the most challenging and exciting commercially run river in California. With steep drops between granite boulders that seem impossible to fit a boat through, Cherry Creek is both exciting and incredibly beautiful. aorafting.com/river/cherry-creek/
Located outside of Sequoia National Park just a few hours from Los Angeles, the Kaweah is one of our most popular spring runs because of it's challenging and exhilarating Class IV rapids. aorafting.com/river/kaweah/
Rafting on the Wild and Scenic Merced River is a great addition to any springtime trip to Yosemite National Park. With roller coaster-like Class IV rapids, this free flowing river is the perfect introduction to more advanced whitewater rafting. aorafting.com/river/merced/welcome.htm