Lightweight H2Core Apparel
Put on a piece of H2Core Lightweight apparel and you’ll wonder how you lived without it. The brushed fabric is soft as your favorite flannel, yet dries quickly, wicks moisture and protects your skin from harmful rays. Its mid-weight weave is perfect for evenings, mornings and cool afternoons—on the water, in camp, or around town.
Safety Source: Avoiding Foot Entrapment » When swimming in swift water, putting your feet down can be deadly. Learn more about this danger and how to avoid it.
Video: Loading Kayaks On Your Vehicle » Having your kayak fly off the roof rack is an avoidable disaster. Team NRS paddler Leland Davis demonstrates how to safely and securely strap down single and multiple boats.
Futa Fest: Patagonia’s River Culture » As summer begins to warm the Southern Hemisphere, river lovers trek to the Futaleufú Valley in Chile. Paddlers battle for style and speed, locals share their culture, and everyone celebrates free-flowing rivers.
Duct Tape: Sea Kayaking with Cameras » With no on-the-water experience, professional photographers, Joe and Ben, attempt an overnight, open-water, sea-kayaking trip around Washington’s San Juan Islands.
Safety Source: Rafting Put-In Safety Talk » Even if you have an experienced boating group, it’s best to discuss safety and logistics before putting on the water. Here’s a good outline of the basics you should cover.
The Chinese Experience: A First Descent » Seven children under the age of ten and their moms traveled from China to raft world-class whitewater in Idaho. The goal: to experience and be inspired by a place where river conservation and recreation are much more mature.