Monday, June 6, 2011

Event Schedule this Saturday June 11th it is on!!!!!!!

Idaho time

9am Yoga at the Pavilion
10am all volunteers meet at the Pavilion
10:15-11:30am registration at the pavilion for both the Creek and Downriver Race ALL COMPETITORS MUST BRING THEIR KAYAK AND LIFEJACKET TO REGISTRATION. $10 donation is required to cover your insurance.
Bring another $20 for t-shirts.
10am-1pm(ish) Stand-Up Paddleboard Surf and Rally at Pipeline
12pm Creek Race Check-In at Fish Creek put-in on the Lochsa
12:30 Creek Race starts
1pm Downriver Race Check-In at Fish Creek put-in on the Lochsa
2pm Downriver Race starts
8pm Awards Ceremony at the Pavilion
10pm Music by Casey Schaffer and Tidal Horn LOCATION Boulder Flats aka Wilderness Ghetto across the river from the Pavilion

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Sunday, May 15, 2011

We need volunteers for the event......volunteers with benefits!

Here is a list of some of the volunteer duties:

Registration booth
T-shirt Sales
Breakfast/Coffee (for competitors and volunteers only)
Check-In for Creek Race
Safety Boaters
Roadside safety equipped with throw bags and radios
Judges (start and finish)
Check-In for Downriver race
Fish Creek Call Box patrol
Awards Ceremony
Recycle crew
Clean-up crew

Contact us at if you are interested in being a volunteer and we will let you know what your benefits include.

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Rapid Action Photography and LOCHSA.INFO are proud to be the official photographers of the Losing it on the Lochsa Festival June 11, 2011.

Visit Rapid Action Photography at http://WWW.LOCHSA.INFO/ for professional, high quality images of your trip.  Check out our Blogspot posting of the Lowell Bridge Level gauge for the Lochsa, as well as a link to our Lochsa Memorial Madness videos on YouTube

Monday, May 2, 2011

Updated schedule of events

Pacific Time Zone
Come on over to one of the most amazing rivers in North America and check out this whitewater kayaking and SUP event. This is a Whitewater Festival on the Class III-IV Lochsa River in Idaho. “LoSe iT oN tHe LoChSa” event schedule includes the following activities:

9 am Morning Yoga at the Pavilion.

10:15 am Registration for all those competing in the creek race and the downriver kayak race. The participant will make a $10 donation to cover their insurance for the event. 

12 pm all registered participants for the Creek Race will meet at Fish Creek put-in on the Lochsa. Participants will start at the footbridge (that crosses the creek) run with their boats up the road to the put-in and paddle back down to the footbridge. The race will start at 12:30 pm. 

1 pm all registered participants for the downriver race (short and long boat categories) will meet at Fish Creek put-in on the Lochsa. The downriver race will start at Fish Creek put-in on the Lochsa and end at Split Creek Bridge. The race will start at 2 pm.

The Stand-Up Paddleboard Surf and Rally will be at Pipeline rapid from 10 am-4 pm.

8 pm the awards ceremony will be held at the Pavilion.

The Band Tidal Horn will perform after the awards ceremony location TBA.

The festival is based out of Wilderness Gateway Campground in Idaho. Grab your camping gear, drive over Lolo Pass exactly 94.6 miles from Missoula to Wilderness Gateway Campground (US 12 Mile marker 122) on the Lochsa River in Idaho. The group pavilion at Wilderness Gateway Campground has been reserved for all events other than the actual competition, band performance, after party and camping. Walk ups in Loop B-C-D are available and recommended for all overnight camping in Wilderness Gateway. 

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

American Whitewater's link for River Description

The band~Tidal Horn~will be playing at the festival!!

Four dirt-bag twenty somethings combine forces to make shred-nasty rock music.

Influences~Fu-Manchu, The Melvins, Ween, Iron Maiden, RTX, Mac Dre

Find them on Facebook

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Sponsors you guys rock!!!

We have some amazing companies throwing down some rad gear for the awards are not gonna wanna miss out of these prizes!!!  Check out the sponsors we have so far.....Teva, WRSI helmets, Smith Optics, Immersion Research!!

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Here is another exciting addition to Lose it on the Lochsa

Time: ‎10:00AM Saturday, June 11th

More fun on June 11th during the "Lose it on the Lochsa" Festival!!!! Strongwater will be having a SUP and SURF Rally at Pipeline. Check out the link above for details. Get the word out folks this festival is gonna be rad!!

Friday, April 22, 2011


This event will take place on June 11, 2011.  It is a kayaking downriver race.  Walk ups in Loop B-C are available and recommend for all overnight camping.  Fish Creek and Knife Edge bathroom facilities will be used when accessing the river itself.  Designated campground restrooms and trash receptacles will also be utilized.  

The event schedule includes the following activities:
·         Morning Yoga with a certified Yoga instructor, Alley Fontenot at the Pavilion
·         All competitors for the Kayak Competition are required to register.  The participant will make a donation to cover their insurance for the event.  A description of the race will be posted and explained, numbers will be written on participants kayaks and a list of all participants will be made.  Registration will end after a brief whitewater safety talk.
·         All kayak competitors will meet at Fish Creek River Access at 12 pm (Idaho time).  The downriver race will start at 1 pm.
·         Volunteers time keeping will be at Fish Creek and Split Creek.
·         Safety kayakers will float along with participants.  A minimum of 10 safety kayakers equipped with throw bags will be required for the time of the competition.
·         After the competition is completed all participants are required to take out at Knife Edge River Access.
·         Awards ceremony
·         Lights out and power off at the Pavilion at or before 10 pm.

This kayak competition will benefit the public by giving them the opportunity to witness how an incredible whitewater community utilizes the magnificent and mighty Lochsa River every spring.  Other campers will be more than welcome to join the festivities.  Lochsa River festival organization will respect and follow all campground rules.

The Annual Lochsa River Festival will be a respected event because all participants will help keep the river, campground, pavilion, and all river access areas free of litter, waste and abuse.  Leave No Trace is our motto here.

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