Tappan Falls

Pro Tips: River Permit Lottery

By: Michael Hughes, January 24, 2024

Every January boating groups around the country (maybe the world) get together in person, video chats, or long email chains and formulate a plan to get the perfect season of...

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Rafts at Camp in the Grand Canyon

Pro Tip: Gear For Rafting the Grand Canyon

By: Zach, January 27, 2023

Before rafting through the Grand Canyon I was provided many gear suggestions from fellow boaters. Since I flew to Flagstaff for the trip, what I could bring was somewhat limited...

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So many boats

Pro Tip: FAQ For New Rowers

By: Michael Hughes, February 17, 2022

I spend a lot of my time recreating and working on the river. I have been on trips with people that have more experience than I may ever gain and...

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Enjoying The River

Pro Tips: Cooler Packing

By: Michael Hughes, January 14, 2022

Packing your cooler and getting the most out keeping your food cold and fresh is very important. Every cooler expert has their secrete ways for keeping ice until day 10,...

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Running Granite Rapid on the Grand Canyon

Is Rafting the Grand Canyon Hard?

By: Emily Little, September 26, 2020

There are many different factors to determine if a rafting trip will be hard or not. Various factors make rafting the Grand Canyon hard such as river hazards, cost, rapids,...

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Hell's Kitchen on the Tuolumne River

The 10 Best Western River Trips

By: Nick Wright, May 17, 2020

The western United States is filled with spectacular multi-day river trips. People travel from all across the country (or even all across the world!) to run these rivers. The mix...

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What should I pack for rafting the Grand Canyon?

By: Emily Little, April 29, 2020

There are a number of rafting trips I have been on where there are always a couple things I just wish I had brought with me. I always make a...

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Vladimir Kovalik

Remembering Vladimir Kovalik

By: Zach, February 24, 2020

This week we said goodbye to an industry legend. Vladimir Kovalik made an impact in the world of rafting through his gear innovations, tenacity, and passion for rivers.  The following...

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Green Wall Rapid on the Illinois.

The 10 Best Rafting Trips

By: Zach, September 18, 2019

Writing any “best” list is tough and certainly an opinion skewed by the motivations, personal likes, and experiences of the author. Here is my own personal top 10, my fave...

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Grand Canyon Packing List

By: Emily Singletary, May 16, 2019

If you've been invited on a private Grand Canyon rafting trip-- congrats! This trip is on the bucket list for just about every paddler, and for good reason. World-class whitewater,...

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