It may not be kayaking, but its close!

Day Trip Reports + HacksBobby Kuepper
Today the water might have been frozen, but the jibs in the tree were off the hook. Waking up early to cut apart a burn and a m3 to make a sled to ...

Something south for everyone

Day Trip Reports + HacksBobby Kuepper
This is the time of year that folks start digging out the ski gear. It is starting to get cold and the local rivers and creeks have started to go i...
Joe sez Happy Veterans Day!

Joe sez Happy Veterans Day!

Races + EventsBobby Kuepper
Happy Veterans Day. It's definitely a bit slow in good 'ole Buena Vista, CO this time of year. While we are anxiously awaiting the opening of Mona...
Black Canyon Rangers

Black Canyon Rangers

Day Trip Reports + HacksBobby Kuepper
Keith Kirschner at the 18 footer photo: Chris Menes This is not your ordinary blog post about some river that some paddler ran one day and to...

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Pyranha 12R Green Race

A Brief History of the Modern Day Longboat

Creek BoatsVictoria Ohegyi
Learn how the Green Race event influenced an entire class of kayak design.

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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.
What's Different About the 2020 Green Race? Interview with Race Organizer John Grace

What's Different About the 2020 Green Race? Interview with Race Organizer John Grace

Races + EventsVictoria Ohegyi
CKS Online talks with event organizer John Grace about The Green Race in COVID-times. Somethings change, but some things will stay the same!
Green River Narrows Race

Eastbound + Down: A Preview

Races + EventsVictoria Ohegyi
The 2020 Green Race is upon us! Read what we have planned for the next few weeks, including exclusive brand interviews and field reports from our paddling experts.
Forward Strokes and Free Beer: Grand Canyon in 6 Days

Forward Strokes and Free Beer: Grand Canyon in 6 Days

Races + EventsVictoria Ohegyi
On Monday, September 21st, two friends launched from Lee's Ferry and began their self-support paddle through the Grand Canyon. Their goal? Make it to Pearce Ferry, 280 miles downstream, before September 27th. Kayaker Nick Gilbert breaks down his day by day experience of his "quick lap" in the Big Ditch.

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