Jackson Rockstar V Review

First Impressions: Jackson Rockstar V on Low Water Class 3

Product ReviewsNick Gilbert
A review of the highest performance playboat ever made, paddled down some shallow Class 3 mank.
Fall Paddling Gates of Lodore

What to Wear for Fall Paddling

Day Trip Reports + HacksNick Gilbert
Are you geared up for fall paddling? Tips and tricks from CKS Online Experts.
8 Reasons To Buy an Inflatable Kayak

8 Reasons To Buy an Inflatable Kayak

Product ReviewsVictoria Ohegyi
They're versatile, easy to master, don't require a ton of gear plus so much more.
Find the Right Whitewater Raft

Find the Right Whitewater Raft

GearJake Castle
Do your research—explore the different types of whitewater boats available. Determine how and where you plan to use your boat. Narrow down your list of potentials, weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each type.

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Inflatable Kayaks vs. Packrafts: Which one is right for me?

Inflatable Kayaks vs. Packrafts: Which one is right for me?

GearVictoria Ohegyi
Our team of gear experts have broken down the similarities and differences between inflatable kayaks and packrafts and can help you decide which vessel is right for you.
whitewater sup clothing

The Ultimate Paddler's Guide for Layering Apparel

Day Trip Reports + Hacksjeremiah williams
As we begin to transition from winter sports to summer, this is a good time to consider proper clothing in the ever changing and uncertain spring weather conditions.
How to Choose Your Whitewater Helmet

How to Choose Your Whitewater Helmet

GearJake Castle
Learn about whitewater helmets and how to choose the right one for you.
CKS Review: Werner Odachi Whitewater Paddle

CKS Review: Werner Odachi Whitewater Paddle

GearTy Skoe
CKS In-House Review of Werner's Odachi Kayak Paddle

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How to Choose Your Whitewater Helmet

How to Choose Your Whitewater Helmet

GearJake Castle
Learn about whitewater helmets and how to choose the right one for you.
Fall Paddling Gates of Lodore

What to Wear for Fall Paddling

Day Trip Reports + HacksNick Gilbert
Are you geared up for fall paddling? Tips and tricks from CKS Online Experts.
Find the Right Whitewater Raft

Find the Right Whitewater Raft

GearJake Castle
Do your research—explore the different types of whitewater boats available. Determine how and where you plan to use your boat. Narrow down your list of potentials, weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each type.
Quick Tips to Make Any Kayak Comfortable

Quick Tips to Make Any Kayak Comfortable

Creek BoatsJR Jennings
Level up your whitewater kayak and make it a more confident + aggressive boat with these outfitting upgrades