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CGear Sand-Free Multimat: Tame the Sand Monster

An amazing product that keeps sand where it belongs.

How To Choose

How to Repair Leafield C7 Valve

Replacing the plunger, spring and rubber seal is a snap on the Leafield C7 Valve

Maintenance & Repair

How to Roll a Strap for Storage

In this Quick Tips video, we show you how to roll your straps for tidy storage.

Skills & Tips

How to Seal an NRS Dry Bag

The simple steps to get a watertight dry bag seal.

Skills & Tips

How to Tie a Taut-Line Hitch Knot

The Tautline Hitch - a great boater's knot.

Skills & Tips

How to Tie the Figure 8 Knot

Demonstrating the tying of the versatile Figure 8 Knot.

Skills & Tips

Gear Checklist – Camping Gear

Checklists for Camping, Rafting, Kayaking and Sea Kayaking.

Trip Planning

Gear Checklist – Kitchen

Checklists for Camping, Rafting, Kayaking and Sea Kayaking.

Trip Planning

Gear Checklist – Personal Camping Necessities

Checklists for Camping, Rafting, Kayaking and Sea Kayaking.

Trip Planning

Gear Checklists

Checklists for Camping, Rafting, Kayaking and Sea Kayaking.

Trip Planning

“Living” With Kids on Boating Trips

Tips for making boating trips with kids enjoyable for all.

Skills & Tips

A Fun Boating Game: Cans

Rules for a fun camp game.

Trip Planning

Adventure Medical Kits from NRS

Medical supplies grouped together in clear, resealable waterproof bags. Medical kits made specifically for camping, backpacking, and paddling

Safety

Backcountry Food Handling and Hygiene

Tips on avoiding food and hygiene related illness.

Skills & Tips

Camping Tips

Camping tips for boaters.

Skills & Tips

Fueling the Fires Within

Nutrition needs for cold weather boating.

Skills & Tips

Gear Storage Ideas

Gear Storage Ideas Gear Storage Ideas; Putting your boating gear away until next weekend, or next year, there are steps you should take to protect your investment.

Maintenance & Repair

How Sun Protection Works

Details on how sunscreens work and how they are tested.

Skills & Tips

How to Boat and Camp with Perishable Foods

Excerpt from Camp Cooking: Eating Well in the Wild

Trip Planning

Kayaking and Rafting Boat Launch Map

A map to hundreds of boating launch sites.

Trip Planning

Kicking the Cooler Habit

Lacey Anderson has a solution for you lightweight, nutritious meals that require no refrigeration. Heres a tale of her outfitting a 10-person group for an eight-day trip.

Trip Planning

Kids and Nature

Outdoors education for the young people in your life.

Trip Planning

Leave No Trace, Please

NRS is partnering with Leave No Trace for the month of May. Donate today and well match your contribution.

Skills & Tips

Multiday Rafting Trips

Tips for multiday raft and cataraft trips.

Trip Planning

NRS HydroLock Dry Bags

NRS has new waterproof dry bags.

How To Choose

NRS Straps

See the different tie-down straps used to hold down raft frams, rafting gear and camping equipment.

Skills & Tips

Outdoor Trips Close to Home

Hints and links for finding outdoor fun closer to where you live.

Trip Planning

Pre-trip Food Prep

Doing some work before your trip speeds up meal preparation and cuts down on the mess.

Trip Planning

Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking (SARSAT)

A New Tool for Outdoor Enthusiasts - Search and Rescue Satellite Aided Tracking! (SARSAT)

Safety

Sunscreen Labeling Revisions

How the new FDA sunscreen regulations affect your health.

Safety

The Bill's Dry Bag

The story from Bill Parks, the name behind the bag.

How To Choose

The Camp Kitchen

Camp Kitchen Tips for food packaging and storage, water storage and sanitizing, camp sanitation, food preparation, fire management and waste disposal.

Skills & Tips

The Clean Waste Toilet System

This toilet system is approved for multi-day river use in every state. The complete Kit comes with a Pop-up Privacy tent.

Trip Planning

Tips for Outdoor Fun

Ideas from NRS folks for outdoor fun and games.

Skills & Tips

What's in the Water

Excellent resource on microorganisms in backcountry drinking water.

Skills & Tips, Safety