Silent Auction, Raffles & T-Shirts

The Silent Auction is a great place to pick up Rafting and Kayaking Gear —come check it out! May 19th & 20th, 2018. Bidding will open Saturday at 10:00 am and close Sunday at 1:00 pm. Bidding for the auction is at the event only, but you do not need to be present at the close of the festival to walk away with a great deal on the item that you want.  We’ll contact you after the festival and arrange a way for you to collect your gear.

$1 Raffle – In addition to the silent auction, there will be a huge raffle Saturday night and live music from a northwest bluegrass band during the Next Adventure BBQ at Carter Bridge.  The music, BBQ and beer garden will start around 4:30 p.m., but $1 raffle tickets will be on sale at the silent auction booth all day.  You must be present during the awards ceremony around 5:30 p.m. to win!

$5 Raffle – Win an OS Systems custom drysuit. Drawing will be at 2:30 pm Sunday after the awards ceremony. Raffle tickets will be on sale Saturday and Sunday for $5 each.  See OS Systems Raffle Details for more information.  You do not need to be present to win.

Enter to win an OS Systems DrysuitClick here for more information.

$15 T-Shirts & Hats and $20 Long Sleeve t-Shirts- Pick up your Upper Clackamas Whitewater Festival gear at the silent auction booth.

Payments can be made with cash or personal checks only.  Sorry, we are not able to accept credit or debit cards at this time.

The items below are representative of the great gear we get every year from our sponsors and vendors. More great items are being donated everyday! Be sure to check them out at the event.



OSbluename1.gif O.S. Systems has once again donated a Spirit drysuit. Purchase your $5 raffle tickets at the silent auction booth and maybe you’ll be lucky winner this year.

Retail Value: $1355



DRL River Gypsies has once again generously donated a quality powder coated steel cat boat frame to this year’s festival.  This frame has a high clearance open tunnel floor, HD pivoting oar towers, a welded seat bracket and back half webbed floor.  Look for it on display at the DRL River Gypsies booth.


Retail Value: $1100    Starting Bid: $550



 Sotar River Tube

Retail: $350    Starting Bid: $175


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Clackamas River Outfitters equipment rental gift certificate for two people for 2 hours of paddling at any CRO location

Retail: $75    Starting Bid: $38 (three available)


Cascade River Gear

Cascade River Gear Siesta Pad – Take a Siesta on our 3” slightly firm, yet soft inner memory foam wrapped in a thick 22 oz waterproof exterior vinyl.

Retail: $200    Starting Bid: $100

 aire_logo.gif AIRE Spud – We went back to the drawing board for our youth sized kayak. With stability in mind the Spud is a great choice for introducing kids to whitewater. It is lightweight, short, and stable providing a great feel for running waves, punching holes, and crossing eddy lines. With it’s wider dimensions adults can enjoy a wild, playful boat as well!

Retail: $399    Starting Bid: $200

maravia_logo.gif Maravia Silverback Pad – Thick, self-inflating sleeping pads are made of waterproof PVC material and a soft inner foam. Open the heavy duty boat valve and the core of foam expands as it takes in air to become a comfortable pad. Pad is 4″ thick x 26″ wide x 76″ long. 


Retail: $260     Starting Bid: $130    (two available)


NRS Zen Rescue PFD  is a low-profile rescue jacket with all the features essential to assist guides and experienced paddlers in a swiftwater rescue situation.

 NRS Zen Rescue PFD

Retail: $200    Starting Bid: $100

NRS – 2″ X 28″ X 78″ Firm Foam Waterproof and Self Inflating


Retail: $288    Starting Bid: $144

imgres Cataract Oars $500 gift certificate

Cataract Oars is the whitewater and drift boating oars brand of Advanced Composites, Inc., a maker of high-performance carbon and fiberglass products, predominantly for aerospace, defense and biomedical applications. But we do make a lot of oars, too. We think we’re pretty good at it, and our customers agree with us. Which is what counts.

Retail: $500    Starting Bid: $250

Class V Adventure Gear

The Class V fire pan was brought to life simply because everything else was too heavy or cumbersome.  This fire pan meets and exceeds all forest service fire pan regulations and meets and exceeds NPS regulations for charcoal cooking for those lucky enough to experience the Grand Canyon.  It measures 19.5″x 11.5″x 4″ and only weighs an amazing 12.2lbs.!  The pan, grill and grill supports are made of 304 Stainless steel and legs 6061 T6 aluminum so no corrosion!  You have 7″ of infinite grill adjustment within the grill supports for that perfectly done BBQ! Everything nests inside the pan for ease of transport and each one comes with it’s own bag.  Did We say that it only weighs 12.2lbs.

Retail: $245    Starting Bid: $125

 MADCATR Logo  Madcatr bungy fliplines

bungy lines

Retail: $80    Starting Bid: $40

Cascade River Gear Cascade Short 4″ Barrel Pump

The pump measures 22″ tall and features a 1″ diameter x 6′ long non-collapsible hose with an rubber nozzle designed to fit most standard inflation valves.






Retail: $160   Starting Bid: $80

Central Idaho River Shuttles Central Idaho River Shuttles – Shuttles for whitewater rafting adventurers seeking quality auto transport services from point A to point B on the Lower Salmon River, Main Salmon River, Selway River, Middle Fork Salmon River and Hells Canyon.

 Retail: $180   Starting Bid: $90 – Gift certificate for one bungee jump

Retail: $100    Starting Bid: $50       (two available)

ZiplineX Zipline X – Gift certificate for two guests zip line course

 Retail: $200   Starting Bid: $100

Cascade River Gear Cascade Roll Top Duffle – 100 liters


Retail: $100    Starting Bid: $50

NRS – 65 Liter Bill’s Bag Dry Bag

NRS 65L Bill's Bag Dry Bags

Retail: $130    Starting Bid: $65

   Jack’s Plastic’s Large gear stow bag

Retail: $80    Starting Bid: $40

Watershed Ocoee Duffel Bag 9″ x 16″ x 8″ (color:coyote)

Retail: $112    Starting Bid: $66

  Werner The Guide Stick is designed and built for raft guides who want Werner’s legendary Bomber durability. The simple, symmetrical blade design offers predictable, versatile strokes to keep your guests on the line and out of trouble.

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Retail: $165    Starting Bid: $85

Cronin Inflatables Cronin Inflatables trucker hats

Retail: $25-30    Starting Bid: $13-15

community.png Next Adventure – Has generously donated various items for this years Saturday evening raffle.


Retail: $-   Starting Bid: $-




Whitewater Designs -Fabric Water Bucket

#CO06 - Fabric Water Bucket | Cascade Series of Camping Accessories

Retail: $46    Starting Bid: $23

  Andy & Bax K-400 Air Pump 1.3 gallons of air per stroke.


Retail: $170   Starting Bid: $85

SOTAR – Dry Gear Bag

Retail: $77   Starting Bid: $39

 Rack Attack Logo Rack Attack Yakima Jaylow

Yakima JayLow

Retail: $189    Starting Bid: $95

whitewater-designs.jpg Whitewater Designs Large cooler compartment 24″ x 10″


Retail: $36    Starting Bid: $18

whitewater-designs.jpg Whitewater Designs Gear Tote 28″ x 14″


Retail: $30    Starting Bid: $15

whitewater-designs.jpg Whitewater Designs – rucksack 36″ x 24″ and strap bag 18″ x 12.5″

WD_rucksack.jpg    Cascade Strap Bag | 1 Inch Polypro Strap & Buckle

Retail: $24-28   Starting Bid: $12-14

Go Light Outdoors – Cataract SGG oar shaft, blue with rope wrap Size:8’5″

   Composite Cataract Oars Oar Shafts

Retail: $184   Starting Bid: $92

  Andy & Bax Ortlieb 60 Litre Dry Duffel


Retail: $170    Starting Bid: $85

  NRS – The WRSI Current Helmet is designed to provide maximum safety for whitewater kayakers, rafters and canoeists. The Current has redefined paddling helmets by introducing advanced safety technologies in a package the everyday boater can afford

WRSI Current Helmet (alternate image)

Retail: $90    Starting Bid: $45

 whitewater-designs.jpg Whitewater Designs Air-Flow Dish Dryer


Retail: $25    Starting Bid: $13

whitewater-designs.jpg Whitewater Designs – small and large utensil organizers

This fabric organizer hangs from food preparation camp table or nearby trees and provide a place to store and drip-dry camping dishes, utensils, and silverware.


Retail: $20-30    Starting Bid: $10-15

   Go Light Outdoors – Summit everything bag for catarafts.  42″ x 24″

Retail: $175    Starting Bid: $87

 whitewater-designs.jpg  Whitewater Designs – Type III Life Jacket Tote – 28″ x 16″ x 20″ (8-10 jackets)

#481 - Type III Life Jacket Tote | Gear Totes

Retail: $34    Starting Bid: $17

whitewater-designs.jpg Whitewater Designs Universal Handle and Stirrup Handle

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Retail: $4-10    Starting Bid: $2-5

HALA – 40 ounce and 22 ounce insulated water bottles

Retail: $29-35    Starting Bid: $15-18

Go Light Outdoors – Cataract breakdown SGG oar shaft, blue with rope wrap  Size: 8′ 5″

Retail: $219    Starting Bid: $105

whitewater-designs.jpg Whitewater Designs Reverse Taper Throw Bag – These bags are 400 denier nylon with a drawstring top and a ethafoam disk in the bottom for flotation. All of the seams are over-locked. The 3/8″ (1900 lbs.) braided buoyant polypro rope is yellow with orange tracer for high visibility in the water.  Size: 50′ – 7/16″ poly



Retail: $35    Starting Bid: $18

whitewater-designs.jpg Whitewater Designs Kayak Bag 50′ x 5/16″


Retail: $22    Starting Bid: $11

whitewater-designs.jpg Whitewater Designs Medium Bag 50′ x 7/16′


Retail: $28    Starting Bid: $14

whitewater-designs.jpg Whitewater Designs Dish Shelf 16″ to 18 ” or 24″


Retail: $20-24  Starting Bid: $10-12

The Mason Jar Cafe $25 gift certificate

Retail: $25  Starting Bid: $12