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.
Fish Creek Raft

First R2 Descent Down Fish Creek

GearVictoria Ohegyi

From the CKS Archives: On May 22, 2020, local paddlers Luke Cutler and Shawn McFarland manned a small raft down Fish Creek in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. This was the first R2 descent of this technical creek.

How to Choose the Right Oar [Length] for Your Raft

How to Choose the Right Oar [Length] for Your Raft

How To GuidesVictoria Ohegyi
Things to consider when choosing the right oars for your raft, including length, construction, blade shapes, and other upgrades.
Spring Boating: What do Rafters Really need?

Spring Boating: What do Rafters Really need?

Day Trip Reports + HacksJake Castle
It's time to hang up the skis and reach for your PFD. Make sure you have everything you need for big water season.

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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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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 the Right Oar [Length] for Your Raft

How to Choose the Right Oar [Length] for Your Raft

How To GuidesVictoria Ohegyi
Things to consider when choosing the right oars for your raft, including length, construction, blade shapes, and other upgrades.
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? Owning this gear may help
A Guide to Building Your Raft Frame

A Guide to Building Your Raft Frame

How To GuidesNick Gilbert
How to create a custom raft frame for your boat. Easily choose from a variety of options and upgrades.

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