Astral Rassler Review

July 26, 2016
The Astral Rassler is the best creek boating shoe on the market. There, I said it. Now that I’ve got that out of the way, let me explain my point. Until recently, I have worn the Astral Brewers. The Brewers are a great, versatile shoe. They can be worn on the trail, on the water,… View Article

NRS Freestyle Wetshoe Review

January 17, 2013
Vapor Loft makes it’s way to river shoes!

Astral Brewer Long Term Review – By Aaron Koch

December 15, 2012
The Astral Brewer’s are STICKY!

The Keen Gorge Boot Review

October 19, 2012
The Keen Gorge Boots are a solid option for river footwear.

The Astral Brewer Water Shoe Review

September 12, 2012
The Brewer’s are the shoe for you!

The Five Ten Water Tennie Review

May 18, 2012
The Five Ten Water Tennie Review The Five Ten Water Tennie is another popular item with the CKS Staff. It’s proven to be a versatile shoe that functions well for a few different water based activities, ranging from white water kayaking to stand up paddling. It’s also durable, comfortable and good looking. Similar to the… View Article

The Kokatat Seeker Water Shoe Review

September 16, 2011
The Kokatat Seeker Water Shoe is a superb low volume river show for whitewater kayaking in a low volume boats, and stand up paddling.

Teva Gnarkosi Water Shoe Review

August 29, 2011
The Teva Gnarkosi Water Shoe Review Teva has a longstanding history of making shoes and sandals that are functional for both terrestrial and water use. The Gnarkosi definitely follows in this tradition. It’s a sneaker that can be used for stand up paddling, rafting, wake skating, kayaking, fishing, hiking, biking,etc…The defining feature is it’s “drain… View Article

Tim Kelton Reviews The Five Ten Water Tennie’s

June 15, 2011
Tim Kelton Reviews The Five Ten Water Tennie’s I’ve been using Five Ten shoes for a while now. I’ve used the Five Ten Canyoneers for 4 seasons, and have done everything from twenty mile hike in runs, to gorged in mossy-wet British Columbia runs in the Canyoneer II. Because they are made for  Canyoneering the… View Article

I’ve been all around the world…in my Chaco’s

June 9, 2010
Chaco Sandals Review We’ve been selling Chaco’s for quite a while, and decided to do a review on them because it seems like everyone on the CKS staff has a pair (or 2 or 3), and loves them. Besides being the most utilitarian footwear on the planet, they are also really comfortable. Great combo. As… View Article