Bikerafting · Blog Article · canoeing · Instructional Article · Kayaking · Packrafting · SUP · Whitewater ·How to Choose the Best Life Jacket for You
Aqua Bound Ambassador Ken Whiting covers the essentials of how to choose the best life jacket for you, no matter what type of paddling you do:
Bikerafting · Blog Article · canoeing · Fishing · Instructional Article · Kayaking · Packrafting ·Our Top Paddling Safety Tips
Safety should always be a top priority when you kayak, canoe, packraft or paddle board. Here are some essential safety guidelines, including tips from a couple of our Ambassadors.
Bikerafting · Blog Article · Destination · Packrafting · shred paddles · Whitewater ·Backyard Adventures: The Red Deer River in Drumheller, Alberta
The Red Deer River starts its journey in the Rocky Mountains. It winds across the province, north of Calgary, where it drops through class II to class IV rapids, and eventually widens and calms north of Drumheller in the Badlands.
Packrafting How-To: What’s In Your Bikeraft Kit?
New and experienced bikerafters alike can glean loads of wisdom from Lizzy Scully and Steve Fassbinder, the duo that runs Four Corners Guides and brought us The Bikeraft Guide, published in 2021. Here, they give us a look into what you should include in your bikeraft kit.
5 Need-To-Know International River Signals
With the roar of the rapids, communication on the river with your paddling party and others can be challenging. Fortunately, there are international river signals that most people know around the world. Here are 5 need-to-know paddle signals for your next trip.
The Nittälven River Restoration Project
Ahead stretches a meandering ribbon of cold, slow-moving water. For the last 6 hours my wife and I have lugged our packrafts over dozens of trees that lie across the banks of the river.
Bikerafting · Blog Article · canoeing · Fishing · Instructional Article · Kayaking · Packrafting · SUP · Whitewater ·Dry Bags for Kayaking: What You Need to Know
Dry bags are one of the kayaker’s most convenient and useful gear items whether you’re on the water for a couple of hours, a full day or a multi-day trip.
Bikerafting · Blog Article · canoeing · Instructional Article · Kayaking · Packrafting · Whitewater ·Use GoPro to Film Your Own Kayaking Adventures
Expert kayaker and Aqua Abound ProStaffer, Ken Whiting, shares his tips and strategies for filming your own kayaking adventures with a GoPro action camera in this video.
Bikerafting · Blog Article · canoeing · Fishing · Instructional Article · Kayaking · Packrafting · paddling with kids · Whitewater ·What to Wear Kayaking: Dress for Immersion
When you’re considering what to wear kayaking, one of the most important safety tips to keep in mind is: dress for the water temperature, not the air temperature. Dress as if you’ll be in the water…just in case you end up in the water.
Bikerafting · Blog Article · canoeing · Fishing · Kayaking · Packrafting · Whitewater ·Paddle Logger App: Track Your Paddling Adventures
Paddle Logger is an iOS app designed by paddlers for paddlers to track your water routes and miles, give you safety features and more. This app helps add even more value to all your paddling adventures.
Bikerafting · Blog Article · canoeing · Kayaking · Packrafting · Whitewater ·Paddle for a Cause with Plastic Tides
Want to contribute to a great cause for every mile you kayak, canoe or paddleboard in 2021? Join the Global Rising Tide Relay and help raise money to take on plastic pollution in our world’s waterways.
Bikerafting 101: Helen’s Journey in New Zealand
Would age stop you from learning how to bikeraft? It didn’t stop Helen Nugteren. She signed up for a brand new bikerafting course in her native New Zealand at the age of 68.
Bikerafting New Zealand’s Mikonui River
New Zealand is known worldwide for its spectacular natural resources. The Mikonui River and river valley are no exception. Deane Parker and a couple friends take us on a short tour of this beautiful river via bikerafting in this video…
A Packraft & Bike Adventure along New Zealand’s “Forgotten Highways”
Four Kiwis from New Zealand’s South Island journey through historic routes in the North Island in this award-winning film by Deane Parker.
Learn from “The Bikeraft Guide” Video Series
One of the most helpful resources out there for bikerafters is a video series called The Bikeraft Guide, produced by Four Corners Guides.
Bikerafting · Blog Article · Destination · kayak paddles · Packrafting · Whitewater ·Outfitter Spotlight: Four Corners Guides, Colorado
We recently had a great virtual conversation with co-owners Lizzy Scully and Steve “Doom” Fassbinder to talk about Four Corners, their ranch, and running an outdoor tour business during COVID.
Bikerafting · Blog Article · canoeing · Kayaking · Packrafting · SUP · Whitewater ·Your Best Options for Paddling Shoes
For both comfort and safety, having the right footwear is an important discussion for paddlers of all types of boats—kayaks, canoes, packrafts and stand-up paddleboards.
Our Best Gear Tips for Bikerafting Adventures
New Zealand outdoor adventurer and filmmaker, Deane Parker, gives us his best tips on what gear to have along on a bikerafting excursion and the best way to pack it…
The 4 Best Beginner-Friendly Rivers for Packrafting in New Zealand
Since the beginning, packrafting has appealed to adventurous folk who aren’t afraid to put in a little effort to get off the beaten path. Not quite an inflatable canoe yet not quite a kayak, packrafts are inflatable rafts that resemble dinghies but are capable of whitewater and extreme fun.
Bikerafting · Blog Article · Destination · Fishing · Kayaking · Packrafting ·Complete Guide to the Wolf River
Beginning in northern Mississippi, the spring-fed Wolf River runs west through Shelby and Fayette Counties in Tennessee to its confluence with the mighty Mississippi River in Memphis.