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Pro Tips: Embarrassing Questions From The First Timer

By: Michael Hughes, February 6, 2024

We have all brought a friend on their first river adventure. Whether it be a quick mellow half-day float or a multi-day whitewater adventure, we have all been there. Next...

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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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Pro Tips: River Slang Defined

By: Michael Hughes, December 15, 2023

Do you have a non-whitewater friend who has a hard time following the conversation around your boater friends? Or maybe even you are having a hard time with the conversation....

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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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Zach Collier

Do We Still Need Zach?

By: Courtney Sweeney, April 27, 2023

Most Tuesdays Zach goes live on Youtube to answer questions he has received over the past week. Zach has been immersed in the whitewater community since college at UC Davis....

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Velvet Falls on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River at 6.5 feet

Pro Tip: Planning A Middle Fork of the Salmon River Trip

By: Courtney Sweeney, March 9, 2023

Did you open an "congratulations you won a Middle Fork of the Salmon permit" email? If so, congrats. Here are some tips to help you plan you first, 2nd, or...

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Smith River

Events: BoatSmith

By: K.M. Collins, February 28, 2023

BoatSmith is a beloved whitewater festival and race held happens annually on the Smith River near Gasquet, CA. As a mid-February season opener to whitewater races, it’s a home-town throwdown...

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Pro Tip: Planning A Multi-Day Rogue River Trip

By: Michael Hughes, February 23, 2023

Did you just open an "congratulations you won a Rogue River permit" email? If so congrats. Here are some tips to help you plan you first, maybe 2nd of whatever...

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Whitewater Resources

Pro Tip: Best Whitewater Related Resources

By: Michael Hughes, February 16, 2023

Whitewater is a pretty small niche in the sports world. There aren't huge areas hosting events for the masses. Accessing whitewater for many begins with long hours driving just to...

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Anochor Feature

Pro Tip: Anchors

By: Michael Hughes, February 10, 2023

Your boat is really stuck on a rock, in the middle of a huge rapid, you are calm and relaxed, and start to form a plan. You move some gear,...

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