Sweet shorts man…

April 23, 2012
The Sweet Shambala Neoprene Kayaking Shorts Review Boating shorts are boating shorts right? All board shorts are created equal? Well, not really… While there are plenty of great options for kayaking trunks, there are also some important features that often get overlooked when shopping for an item as simple as shorts. The Sweet Shambala’s are… View Article

The Sweet Shadrach GORE TEX Dry Top Review

April 18, 2012
Sweet Shadrach GORE TEX Dry Top Review Products manufactured by Sweet Protection are fun to write about for product reviews. They are functional, stylish, fit well, have incredible attention to detail, and are very durable. Their whitewater and snow sports helmets are arguably the best in the world. Check out any Bombflow Video, and take… View Article

Kokatat Stand Up Paddle Collection For 2012

February 29, 2012
Kokatat NeoCore and GORE TEX Paddle Jacket Review Kokatat has a reputation for making Paddlesports gear of the highest level. Their focus has been on whitewater kayaking and sea kayaking equipment for a long time. Most of their line is  built in Arcata, CA. The warranty that backs their products, and customer service is second… View Article

2 Kick Ass Items That ONLY Sweet Protection Could Offer

February 26, 2012
The Sweet Protection Strutter and Shambala Product Reviews Sweet Protection has a reputation of delivering the finest sporting equipment in the world to their consumers.  The company was founded in 2000, and and began building ski and snowboard helmets, that gained the attention of the worlds top snow sports athletes such as Terje Håkonsen. Ever… View Article

WilsonPac Hydration System by VestPac Review

September 23, 2011
WilsonPac Hydration System by VestPac Review We just received our first WisonPac Hydration System by VestPac. As we stood in the CKS warehouse, and handed this unique piece of outdoor gear around to each staff member, we all thought of the daily occasions where the WilsonPac would come in handy. Basically, anytime that you want… View Article

Adrenaline Rush vs Rudy Rampage

June 13, 2011
Click for Directions to CKS. To honestly portray kayaker stories it would appear there is an edge of character that opens the individual to public scrutiny.  Meet Adrenaline Rush, Rudy Rampage, and Rush Sturges. Eleven years ago Rush was my student at a high school for kayakers, The Academy at Adventure Quest.  Then, young Rush was… View Article

The 2011 Immersion Research Double D Drysuit Review

January 28, 2011
The 2011 Immersion Research Double D Drysuit Review There’s a whole bunch of waterproof breathable clothing on the market that does not necessarily need to be 100% “waterproof”. If your ski shell leaks a little bit in the seams, you will not notice it immediately. It will also not ruin your day(barring an Alaskan ski… View Article

Nathan Klema Reviews The Kokatat Rogue Gore-Tex Dry Top

October 14, 2010
The Kokatat Rogue Dry Top Review I got my first Rogue Dry Top a couple of years ago. It has by far outlasted any other dry top I have ever had. Hand made in Arcata California, Kokatat gear is tested for craftsmanship and durability as it moves through the production line. As a result, seams… View Article

It’s almost Dry Suit Season…

September 8, 2010
The Kokatat Gore Tex Meridian Dry Suit (GMER) by Atom Crawford The Kokotat Gore-Tex dry suit is one piece of gear that I am never without. From winter, to spring creeking, summertime multidays, Grand canyon excursions, this drysuit is a must have. It keeps me dry no matter what. I love it for multi days… View Article

Ain’t Life Grand…The Kokatat GMER Review

January 27, 2010
The Kokatat GMER Most of us don’t think of January as a time to take a paddling trip. Winter is for ski trips, and evenings at home sitting around a ragin’ fire with hot drinks, and a wool blanket. But what if it’s an invite on a Grand Canyon trip? “Yes, I’m in, load the… View Article