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Mar 10, 2020

Sespe River | Southern California

The Sespe slowly gathers steam as it descends from Rose Valley carving a distinctive U shape around the ever-present massive of the Topatopa mountains. 

Feb 17, 2020

Simpson Valley | Canada

As we got closer it became clear that we had made it. The Simpson River was right in front of us.

Feb 10, 2020

Donner ünd Blitzen: Desert Scarcity | Rain, Not Reindeer.

For a particular high desert treat we awoke the next morning to the subtle transition of raindrops morphing into the soft pitter-patter of snowflakes accumulating on our tents. 

Jan 31, 2020

DIY | Spray Skirt Tear Repair

Spray skirts can last a long time with proper care but rock hits, paddle strikes, and general wear can tear the neopr...

Jan 14, 2020

Low Water Highs | Opening Up The Lower John Day

The full moon had dipped below the hilltops before we arrived at the river, and our frigid approach to the narrows began in complete darkness, and ended in frozen stillness, just in time for the sunrise.

Dec 16, 2019

Never use Aquaseal FD (the clear stuff) to repair your spray skirt

Aquaseal FD is a clear, durable, flexible adhesive. We use it for replacing gaskets here at IR. We often see Aquasea...

Dec 2, 2019

Spray Skirt Repair Basics

Skirt Repair Basics Spray skirts are made from neoprene. With proper care a spray skirt can last for many seasons. Ho...

Oct 14, 2019

Packrafters Party in Paradise

American Packrafting Association 6th Annual Roundup Words By: Marilyne Marchand-Gouin Cover Photo: Jacob Moon How of...

Sep 17, 2019

The Argentinian Andes

Words By: Agustin Parietti Photography: Nouria Newman & Ben Stookesbury In December 2018, Silvio Gurrieri, Robert...

Jul 29, 2019

Slave River Paddlefest

Written By: Leif Anderson Slave Paddlefest is the biggest event you've never heard of. Slave Paddlefest is held on th...

Jul 12, 2019

Camp Shoe Dilemma

Written By: Jo Kemper With multi-day season upon us, I’m sure you’ve heard the question. You know that question, vita...

Jun 19, 2019

2019 Tana River Festival

This year, Kenya has been suffering through a drought. With water shortages in Nairobi, rural farmers unable to grow ...
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