Astral TR1 Junction Review

Astral TR1 Junction Review

GearJR Jennings
The Astral TR1 Junction has more rubber around the toes, exceptional traction, and will stay on during swims. Time for some very stout—and fun—paddling.
Buying a Raft? Start Here

Buying a Raft? Start Here

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
Things to Consider When Buying Your First Whitewater Kayak

Things to Consider When Buying Your First Whitewater Kayak

Creek BoatsNick Gilbert
It can be hard to know how to buy your first whitewater kayak: what matters, what doesn't, and what you need to take into consideration before getting your feet wet.

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Astral TR1 Junction Review

Astral TR1 Junction Review

GearJR Jennings
The Astral TR1 Junction has more rubber around the toes, exceptional traction, and will stay on during swims. Time for some very stout—and fun—paddling.
Buying a Raft? Start Here

Buying a Raft? Start Here

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
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. Here we go over the proper sizing of a helmet including different fit tests to ensure you stay safe on the water.

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Buying a Raft? Start Here

Buying a Raft? Start Here

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
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. Here we go over the proper sizing of a helmet including different fit tests to ensure you stay safe on the water.
10 Things to Buy to Get Invited on a River Trip

10 Things to Buy to Get Invited on a River Trip

Camping + KitchenJake Castle
Looking to earn a spot on your friend's river trip this season? Here are ten pieces of gear that are necessary and valued for any overnight river trip.

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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.
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.

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