CKS Squad Review:Natalie Kellum Reviews The Women’s Kokatat Meridian GMER Dry Suit

June 30, 2009
Natalie Kellum Reviews The Women’s Kokatat Meridian Dry Suit I bought the women’s Kokatat GMER Dry suit this year and it is by far the best piece of paddling gear I own. It’s super simple to use and it keeps me incredibly warm and dry every single time I use it. The Gore-Tex fabric and… View Article

Pyranha Everest Whitewater Kayak Review By CKS Squad Member:Dan Piano

June 16, 2009
Dan Piano Reviews The Pyranha Everest Whitewater Kayak If you like big boofs, sticking your line, making your friends look like rookies, and you and all your gear are weighing in at 165 – 300 pounds, than the Pyranha Everest is the boat for you. Based on the very successful Burn design, the Everest features… View Article

Tim Kelton’s Top 3 Gear Picks

June 15, 2009
Tim Kelton’s Top 3 CKS Gear pics #1-Sweet Protection Rocker Full Face Helmet People look for different features in helmets, but in the end you are wearing a helmet to give you the best possible protection against head and neck injuries. The Sweet Rocker series helmets have a thermoplastic, carbon re-enforced shell and EPP liner…. View Article

Immersion Research Double D Dry Suit Review

May 28, 2009
Immersion Research Double D Dry Suit Review When you find yourself paddling in harsh climates, it is completely necessary to use a dry suit. I ordered a Double D a few months ago, and now I can’t put on a river without it. There is absolutely no comparison in comfort and warmth when it comes… View Article

ExtraSport X-Pert Flex Plus Drytop Review

March 11, 2009
ExtraSport X-pert Flex Plus Drytop Review with Aaron Koch Aaron Koch (co-founder of Kayak Huasteca in Mexico) is the perfect guy to review a drytop because he is part fish. He spends around 300 days a year in various water conditions ranging from brain numbing Northern Rocky Mountain runoff, to lush, hot spring fed waterfalls… View Article

Liquid Logic Remix

July 27, 2008 CKS Squad review of the Liquid Logic Remix 79 Customers at CKS have been asking lately about the new Liquid Logic Remix river runner. I usually assure them that it floats on water, which is pretty much the industry standard, but sometimes they have more specific questions. Does it punch holes? Yes. Does it… View Article