5 Best Rivers for Beginner Paddleboarding in the US

5 Best Rivers for Beginner Paddleboarding in the US

GearVictoria Ohegyi
If there are only five rivers you ever stand up paddleboard, make them these.
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.
Carrying a groover to camp

Bathroom Reading: What is a Groover and How Do You Use It?

GearVictoria Ohegyi
Privy, Loo, Bano, Toilet, Throne. Same words for the same thing. On the river, the sh*t box is called a groover, and it demands your respect and care.
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.

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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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5 Best Rivers for Beginner Paddleboarding in the US

5 Best Rivers for Beginner Paddleboarding in the US

GearVictoria Ohegyi
If there are only five rivers you ever stand up paddleboard, make them these.
Staying Warm on a Budget with Neoprene

Staying Warm on a Budget with Neoprene

GearVictoria Ohegyi
Be prepared for cold water and you'll make your time paddling much more enjoyable. Follow this guide to stay warm on the water this season.
Tips for Rafting with Two People (R2)

Tips for Rafting with Two People (R2)

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

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Hell's Canyon Raft Trip Information

What to Know about Boating Hell’s Canyon, Part II

Camping + KitchenVictoria Ohegyi
The rapids and camps you need to know before applying for your Hell's Canyon permit.
Kayak Grand Canyon

3 Days to Plan a 280 Mile Self-Support Kayak Trip

Camping + KitchenVictoria Ohegyi
On Friday, September 18th, two friends picked up a last-minute Grand Canyon permit. Their launch date? Three days later. Learn how they packed and planned for this self-support kayak trip through the Big Ditch.