An Inflatable Kayak that Paddles like a Playboat!?!

An Inflatable Kayak that Paddles like a Playboat!?!

Product ReviewsVictoria Ohegyi
Colorado native Luke Cutler reviews the AIRE Spud inflatable kayak.
Why We Love Paddling the Pyranha Ripper

Why We Love Paddling the Pyranha Ripper

Product ReviewsJR Jennings
The Pyranha Ripper packs a lot of bang for the buck. A perfect ride, especially for intermediate paddlers, it delivers big performance that all can appreciate. Check out our four key reasons the Pyranha Ripper is one of our favorite whitewater kayaks.
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.

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An Inflatable Kayak that Paddles like a Playboat!?!

An Inflatable Kayak that Paddles like a Playboat!?!

Product ReviewsVictoria Ohegyi
Colorado native Luke Cutler reviews the AIRE Spud inflatable kayak.
Why We Love Paddling the Pyranha Ripper

Why We Love Paddling the Pyranha Ripper

Product ReviewsJR Jennings
The Pyranha Ripper packs a lot of bang for the buck. A perfect ride, especially for intermediate paddlers, it delivers big performance that all can appreciate. Check out our four key reasons the Pyranha Ripper is one of our favorite whitewater kayaks.
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.

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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.
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.

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