On Friday, September 18th, two friends picked up a last-minute Grand Canyon permit. Their launch date? Three days later. Learn how they packed and planned for this self-support kayak trip through the
Go to any take-out, put-in, or eddy and you're bound to see rafters, kayakers, and stand up paddleboarders all rocking Astral's designs.
I participated in rigorous guide training this year, flipping my raft in rapids on purpose, as many as 8 times in one day. The exhaustion of swimming and the extra stuff on my chest was just too much
Astral YTV – Minimalist By Design Leave it to Astral to come up with yet another “outside of the box” design. The new Astral YTV is a clean looking, ultra light, super low
The Astral Linda and Ronny PFD Review Surprisingly, this review was an especially interesting one to research. Let’s be honest here, a recreational kayaking life jacket often times can be a
The Astral Buoyancy Sea Wolf PFD The Green Jacket is considered by many to be an industry standard as far as whitewater rescue vests go. Offering comfort, great protection, loads of style and
Astral Buoyancy Camino PFD Review The Camino features Astral’s breathable Airescape Technology (patent pending) which helps to regulate the paddler’s body temperature on hot days, while allowing
The Astral Bird Dog Canine PFD Review The Bird Dog is one stylish looking PFD. It’s not too often that the CKS staff gets excited about canine personal flotation. Throw some funky colors on the