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First Look: Immersion Research Accessories

Immersion research is known for their excellent spray skirts. But, they also have a great lineup of drytops.  Check out the video below to learn…

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First Look: Cataract Oars Carbon Fiber Kayak Paddle

Cataract Oars brought the Deso carbon fiber kayak paddle to Paddlesports Retailer 2017. It has a filament-wound carbon fiber shaft with a two-by-two carbon fiber…

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A man holding the kokatat session top.

Fresh Look: Kokatat Session Jacket And Pants

Kokatat has some great new apparel products for 2018. They introduced a new fabric called hydrus 2.5 that is a two-and-a-half layer waterproof, breathable fabric. …

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Canyon Coolers Prospector

Canyon Coolers, who got their start in the rafting world, have created the only cooler in the market designed for rapids. It has a drain…

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Kokatat’s New Dry Top Lineup

Kokatat’s New Dry Top Lineup

Kokatat introduced their new Session dry top at Outdoor Retailer 2017. It includes a neo-sinch adjustable collar, latex gaskets and a double tunnel. It is…

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Level Six's New Dry Top Lineup

Level Six's New Dry Top Lineup

Level Six previewed their new 2018 lineup of dry tops at Outdoor Retailer 2017. The new line has a lighter-weight fabric while keeping the same…

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A woman on a whitewater paddling road trip sitting on a blanket with a paddle, camping stove, paddle and river shoes.

Gear For The Ultimate Whitewater Road Trip

1. MSR Alpine Deluxe Kitchen Set & Flex 3 System This is what I love about MSR: they don’t do anything half-assed. When they decided to…

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Camera Gear Whitewater Paddlers Should Splurge On

Photography is a great hobby to combine with whitewater paddling. River trips and park and plays can take you to some amazing destinations, from a…

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A red Morakniv Eldris knife held in front of a campfire.

9 Christmas Stocking Stuffers For Whitewater Kayakers

A lot of paddling gear is too big to fit into a stocking. Think creek boats, PFD’s and sexy carbon fiber paddles. If you are…

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Gear Preview: Yakima Round Bars & Q Towers

Gear Preview: Yakima Round Bars & Q Towers

These tried and true roof racks have taken my boat and I all over the map. I’ll admit that the initial set up was a…

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Gear Preview: Canyon Cooler Prospector 103

Gear Preview: Canyon Cooler Prospector 103

Gigantic and seemingly indestructible, this is the cooler for serious rafting adventures and tailgate parties. For on-the-water adventures, it has six tie-down points to thread…

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Gear Preview: NRS H2Core Lightweight Hoodie & Pants

Gear Preview: NRS H2Core Lightweight Hoodie & Pants

Snuggly soft on the inside with a smooth brushed exterior, these insulating layers are warm and versatile. They’re surprisingly cozy for how light they are,…

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Gear Preview: Astral Loyaks

Gear Preview: Astral Loyaks

Other than the fact that they come in my favorite shade of turquoise, comfort is the best thing about the Loyaks. They’re incredibly light, flexible…

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