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Only in Dreams Part 1: Creeking

March 1, 2016
After a warm and sunny February, stoke for the 2016 paddling season has officially arrived. Runoff is just around the corner and the snow pack is looking good heading into March. With that said, it IS still early. March and April tend to be heavy snow months, especially in an El Niño year. Now is… View Article

Badfish Stand Up Paddle 2016

February 25, 2016
What’s new with Badfish Stand Up Paddle 2016? It’s hard to have a conversation about either river surfing, or whitewater SUP, without the name Badfish Stand Up Paddle entering the conversation. They are the true pioneers of this ever evolving sport, and are leading the charge in a rapidly growing niche. We met up with… View Article

Best Combo Float Bag?

February 23, 2016
For paddlers who regularly do overnight trips, want the maximum amount of storage, or just like having versatile gear, combo float/dry bags are a great option. They are dry bags that are tapered at the end to fit perfectly in the stern of many modern creek boats. When not filled with overnight or expedition gear,… View Article

Immersion Research Devil’s Club Drysuit

February 15, 2016
Immersion Research Devils Club Dry Suit There are few things generating more buzz for the upcoming 2016 season than the all new Immersion Research Devil’s Club drysuit. After speaking with John Weld, owner and one of the lead designers at Immersion Research, the Devil’s Club suit sounds like it will live up to the hype…. View Article

2016 Dagger Axiom 9.0 Review – By Atom Crawford

February 4, 2016
Dagger Axiom 9.0 Review – Bigger, Better, Bolder… Back in the mid-late 90’s the Dagger RPM was everywhere. Every river was swarming with them. It was such a fun boat to stern squirt, surf, cartwheel (yup, I learned to cartwheel in a RPM), and run rivers in it as well – fun, fast and responsive…. View Article

Badfish Stand Up Paddle Hole Shot Review By Brittany Parker

February 3, 2016
Badfish Stand Up Paddle Hole Shot My favorite part of stand up paddle boarding (with an inflatable) is how versatile the boards are. You can take them anywhere and everywhere – like Japan. That’s why having an all around inflatable stand up paddle board (such as the Badfish Stand Up Paddle Hole Shot) is essential… View Article

First Look: 2016 Astral Green Jacket

January 28, 2016
2016 ASTRAL GREEN JACKET Over the course of the last few years, the Astral Green Jacket has established itself as a top-notch rescue PFD. Worn by everyone from the world’s top paddlers to rescue professionals to weekend warriors, the Green Jacket is a staple on the river. After the first major redesign around 2012, the… View Article

Top 5 Colorado Boating Towns

January 12, 2016
Colorado is a state known for its plethora of adventure opportunities. The Rocky Mountains provide the state’s residents with prime opportunities to access some of the country’s best mountains, rivers and deserts. The boating season in Colorado may be short, but when it’s good, it’s great. Beautiful blue skies, views that extend for miles, mountains… View Article

A Little Stoke for Your Afternoon

December 8, 2015
Substantial Media House, the premier distributor of kayaking porn, recently released the first episode of a series covering their 2015 summer, spent in Norway. Norway is known for its beautiful scenery and numerous slides, and the first episode in the series does not disappoint. Like most other boaters, I am stoked for the release of… View Article

Gauley Fest: I Think We Did it Right

December 2, 2015
For those of us who live in places without year round paddling, September generally marks the end of the paddling season. Here in Colorado, the water slowly starts to dry up and kayakers are left with a tough decision. “Do I head south and chase whitewater or stay here, prep for ski season and chase… View Article