Spring Boating: What do Rafters Really need?

Spring Boating: What do Rafters Really need?

Day Trip Reports + HacksJake Castle
It's time to hang up the skis and reach for your PFD. Make sure you have everything you need for big water season.
Best Rafting Runs in Colorado

Best Rafting Runs in Colorado

Camping + KitchenJake Castle
We ranked the top whitewater rafting sections in Colorado.
Best Class IV Kayaking in Colorado

Best Class IV Kayaking in Colorado

Day Trip Reports + HacksNick Gilbert
Challenge yourself with the best intermediate and advanced whitewater kayak runs in Colorado.
10 Tips for River Permits

10 Tips for River Permits

Camping + KitchenVictoria Ohegyi
10 tips and ideas to get boaters ready and excited for permit season.

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Fall Paddling Gates of Lodore

What to Wear: Fall Paddling

Day Trip Reports + HacksVictoria Ohegyi
Are you geared up for fall paddling? Tips and tricks from CKS Online Experts.
Sand Mats: Not Just a Kitchen Floor!

Sand Mats: Not Just a Kitchen Floor!

Camping + KitchenJake Castle
If you review the regulations for any permitted section of river, pretty much all of them require having a floor for your kitchen as part of leav...
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What Do I Wear? Advice on Proper Layering in Watersports

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.
Man River Raft Boat Oars Shirtless

Why You Need a Captain's Cooler for your Raft

Camping + KitchenJimmy Hostetler
If you are looking for a more dialed set up the lowest hanging fruit is, undoubtedly, a captain's cooler.

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10 Tips for River Permits

10 Tips for River Permits

Camping + KitchenVictoria Ohegyi
10 tips and ideas to get boaters ready and excited for permit season.
Fall Paddling Gates of Lodore

What to Wear: Fall Paddling

Day Trip Reports + HacksVictoria Ohegyi
Are you geared up for fall paddling? Tips and tricks from CKS Online Experts.
Tips for Rafting with Two People (R2)

Tips for Rafting with Two People (R2)

Day Trip Reports + HacksVictoria Ohegyi
R2, or rafting with two people is a test of communication skills and patience and is so worth the challenge.

Trip Reviews

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Best Class IV Kayaking in Colorado

Best Class IV Kayaking in Colorado

Day Trip Reports + HacksNick Gilbert
Challenge yourself with the best intermediate and advanced whitewater kayak runs in Colorado.
Russell Fork Kayak

Russell Fork Recap

Creek BoatsVictoria Ohegyi
October means it's time to paddle the Russell Fork. CKS Online's Nick Gilbert recaps his Russell Fork Race and time in Kentucky.
Top 5 Colorado Boating Towns

Top 5 Colorado Boating Towns

Day Trip Reports + HacksTy Skoe
Colorado is a state known for its plethora of adventure opportunities. The Rocky Mountains provide the state's residents with prime opportunities ...

The Guadalupe in New Mexico

Day Trip Reports + HacksBobby Kuepper
With all the snow we are getting, The Guadalupe in New Mexico is going to run this Spring. This is the Northern Guadalupe, note to be confused with...

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