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Rogue River Rafting Reviews

We love seeing what our guests have to say when they come off the river. Not only do we hear great feedback as to how to make our trips even better for the coming years, we also hear about how our trips have helped make guests’ summers the best they could...

Kenya Creaking

Kenya creaking 2014 I have always heard good things about Kayaking in Kenya. That there are countless rivers and that the area is almost completely unexplored. In late April 2014 I went over there to see it for myself and what I found was beyond my wildest expectation....

Colorado Tour – CKS Padd...

Every Memorial Day weekend, some of the worlds best freestyle paddlers descend on Buena Vista, CO to compete at CKS Paddlefests BV Pro Rodeo. Buena Vista is a beautiful little town located in the Colorado Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 7965 feet or 2428 meters....

Dinkey Creek

Our plan was for Jared Johnson to pick up shuttle drivers and meet us at the put-it, unfortunately JJ couldn’t find any and was able to get a text to us half way up to the put-in.  We had to divert back to the takeout and jam into one vehicle but luckily Rolf was...

Weigh In on Wednesday River Co...

On Wednesday, July 23 at 2:30 ET, Colorado Senator Mark Udall will lead a hearing of the U.S. Senate National Parks Subcommittee on a suite of land and river conservation bills.  The hearing will focus on several bills that are near and dear to the paddling...

Team Daggers Colorado Tour

My absolute favorite time of the year is during the Colorado run-off in May and June. Not only is the paddling epic, but there are river festivals and outdoor/mountain games every weekend. This year I will be competing at The Golden Games on May 16 – 18, followed...

Endangered Rivers

Rivers are simple, yet amazingly complicated things in our modern world. Without kayaking Id never have realized just how complicated they can be. Thomas Moore runs a slide on the Devils Postpile section of the San Joaquin. This year the San Joaquin River was listed...

Masters of Water- Dala Floda, ...

We left Sjoa on Thursday morning, after attending the infamous Pimp and Hoe party run by Gene 17, and began the 5 hour drive over to Dala-Floda. Using some local knowledge from Anton we found a tiny road leading straight up over the mountain and along a huge plateau...

In the Dungeon

High above Castle Rock dominates the skyline at 9,807. Seven thousand feet below were putting on to the infamous Upper Middle fork of the Kaweah, fingers crossed that its a good idea to be in here without overnight gear. Six years ago I hiked into this run and camped...

Crossover Creekin in the Katan...

This year I wanted to try something a little different, so I got a Katana 10.4 not knowing quite what to expect. Unwrapping the boat, I was super excited to see the hull that looked like it could definitely handle whitewater. Plus, it had all of the extra features to...

Colorado Tour “The Golde...

The Golden Games is a local event which celebrates the outdoor activities that people in Golden, CO and surrounding areas enjoy every day in and around Clear Creek. The event has come a long way from its humble beginnings three years ago and this year it was named...
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