Cooler Management

Pro Tip: Cooler Management on Rafting Trips

By: Nick Wright, February 2, 2023

Packing the coolers is a very important part of your camping or rafting trip. Meal times are where everyone comes together to remember the day, and enjoy the comfort 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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River Lovers Gift Guide

By: Michael Hughes, December 2, 2021

The holiday season is upon us and you may be thinking about getting a gift for a fellow river lover. Hopefully you haven't waited to long to track some of...

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Pistol Creek Rapid on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River

Multi-Day Rafting Trip Sanitation Strategies

By: Ellie Friedmann, June 25, 2020

River life is quite different from the 9-5 city workday style, but good sanitation practices do not change between the two. No one wants to remember the trip as “that...

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Day Trip Rafting

What Should I Wear Rafting? - Pro Tips for Day Trips

By: Ellie Friedmann, May 20, 2020

Whitewater rafting is one of the more exhilarating family outdoor activities and requires some planning to bring the right gear for your trip. Preparing well will set you and your...

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Do I need a dry suit for kayaking?

By: Emily Little, May 9, 2020

The short answer is: it depends on the river. If you are kayaking all year round, and the winter months are cold and snowy, you are going to want a...

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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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FAQs: What to Wear for Whitewater Rafting

By: Emily Singletary, January 29, 2020

What you should wear on a rafting trip depends on the time of year you are going and if you are going on a day trip or an over-night trip....

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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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Winter Boating on the South Fork of Rough and Ready Creek

Pro Tip: Winter Boating

By: Michael Hughes, February 9, 2016

It is that time of year, short days, cold nights, and extra layers under the drysuit. Just because it is winter doesn't mean you have to put your paddling gear...

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