Fall Paddling Gates of Lodore

What to Wear for Fall Paddling

Day Trip Reports + HacksNick Gilbert
Are you geared up for fall paddling? Tips and tricks from CKS Online Experts.
Boater Tips: River Trip Kitchen

Boater Tips: River Trip Kitchen

Camping + KitchenJake Castle
5 major tips for outfitting, managing, and cleaning up your river kitchen
Tips for a River Trip Leader (TL)

Tips for a River Trip Leader (TL)

How To GuidesJake Castle
Our rafting expert Jake Castle explains the necessary characteristics of a good Trip Leader.
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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Fall Paddling Gates of Lodore

What to Wear for Fall Paddling

Day Trip Reports + HacksNick Gilbert
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...
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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Fall Paddling Gates of Lodore

What to Wear for Fall Paddling

Day Trip Reports + HacksNick Gilbert
Are you geared up for fall paddling? Tips and tricks from CKS Online Experts.
Tips for a River Trip Leader (TL)

Tips for a River Trip Leader (TL)

How To GuidesJake Castle
Our rafting expert Jake Castle explains the necessary characteristics of a good Trip Leader.
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.
How to Plan a River Trip - Updated

How to Plan a River Trip - Updated

Camping + KitchenJake Castle
Were you lucky enough to win a river permit? It can be overwhelming to plan. Read our expert tips and tricks to help you plan your upcoming whitewater river trip.

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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.
Hell's Canyon Information Part 1

What to Know About Boating Hell's Canyon, Part I

How To GuidesJake Castle
Curious about applying for a Hell's Canyon (ID) permit? Here's what you need to know.
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.
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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