2023 Holiday Gift Guide

By: Michael Hughes, November 30, 2023

Looking for a gift for your favorite river person? Maybe you are just building a list for your self. Check out our 2023 holiday gift guide. Gifts Under $30 Gifts...

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8 Cool Cooler Lifehacks - You Won't Believe Number 6!

By: Michael Hughes, April 1, 2023

#1 - Throw Bag A throw bag is part of every river runners gear. A cooler just happens to be on every multi day trip! Why not bring a little...

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Gear Review: Astral Layla LE

By: Courtney Sweeney, October 3, 2022

Every year Astral makes limited edition, artistically decorated runs of their popular PFDs. This season Astral released their first “LE” of the women’s specific PFD, the Layla. What I like...

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Gear Reviews: NRS Otter Expedition Raft

By: K.M. Collins, February 24, 2022

Could any boater ask for a better birthday present than a mint condition, brand new raft? This article explores how my new raft compares to my old, beater raft, favorite...

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New Gear For 2022

New Gear For 2022

By: Michael Hughes, December 10, 2021

2022 is just around the corner. Low inventory and supply chain issues continue to be a problem but there is still new gear coming soon. Here are a couple pieces...

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Gear Reviews: AeroPress Go Coffee Maker

By: Michael Hughes, November 17, 2021

I am certainly not a coffee expert but I do drink a lot of coffee. There are also so many different ways to prepare coffee, some good, some not so...

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Gear Reviews: Big Agnes Insulated Q-Core SLX Sleeping Pad

By: Michael Hughes, November 10, 2021

While raft trips are sort of like a car camping trip, there is a limit to how much stuff you should bring. Wether you are on a private trip with...

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Gear Reviews: Women's Guide Shorts

By: K.M. Collins, November 4, 2021

KM Collins of Guerrilla Media Bend gives us her thoughts on a few shorts options for guiding and being on the river. Of course, there are many companies producing women's...

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Gear Reviews: Five Good Products Made by NRS

By: Zach, October 5, 2021

Our friends at NRS generally make the lowest priced river gear on the market. Even though most of their stuff is designed to be low cost, some items are really...

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New Gear Coming in 2021

By: Michael Hughes, December 30, 2020

Well 2020 is coming to an end. So that means new year and new gear! Here is just a quick look at some of the news gear you will see...

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