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STAY WARM AND PADDLE ON

Winter days may be short, but your paddle sessions don’t have to be. Embrace those frosty mornings and insulate your hands with neoprene gloves from NRS. We’ve made some updates to our classic cold-weather gloves, like the Maxim, Maverick, and Toaster Mitt. The Veno Mitt is a brand new glove for 2019, delivering the warmth and insulation of a basic mitten with the bare-hand grip of a pogie. Shop Warm Gloves Now »

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How to Seal a Dry Bag

How to Seal a Dry Bag » Knowing how to properly seal a dry bag is essential to keep gear dry while rafting canoeing, kayaking and camping. In this video, we show you how to seal a top-loading dry bag by folding down and fastening the closure for a water-tight seal.

Around Moskenes: A Sea Kayaker’s Norwegian Dream

Around Moskenes: A Sea Kayaker’s Norwegian Dream » Inspired by kayaking photographers he followed on social media, Luke reached out to join one of them in a circumnavigation in Lofoten, Norway.

The River Permit Lottery Part II: The Other One

The River Permit Lottery Part II: The Other One » While The Other Lottery is not an official lottery, there is an element of chance, and you can win something—a spot on someone else’s multiday river trip.

How to Daisy Chain an NRS Tie-Down Strap

How to Daisy Chain an NRS Tie-Down Strap » NRS 1" HD Tie Down straps make rigging rafts, tying down kayaks and securing gear on cars simple. But what to do with the leftover webbing? The daisy chain is a simple and elegant way to handle the tail of your straps. It’s easy to do and quick to undo.

A Glamorous SUP Trip Through the Bitterroot Valley

A Glamorous SUP Trip Through the Bitterroot Valley » Determined to redeem his wasted college years not exploring the Bitterroot Valley, Noah sets off on a weekend paddle down the Bitterroot River.

Insights from China: How to Teach SUP Abroad

Insights from China: How to Teach SUP Abroad » With 14 years of experience, Anna shares her tips on how to teach SUP abroad, set yourself up for success and recover when things don’t go as planned.

How to Tie Down a Kayak on a Car with One Strap

How to Tie Down a Kayak on a Car with One Strap » Knowing how to properly tie down a kayak on the roof rack of a car is one of the first and most essential skills every kayaker must learn and it can be done using a single 15' or 20' strap.

Chasing Reds in the Low Country

Chasing Reds in the Low Country » Jamie joined the NRS Fishing Team for a week in Pointe Aux Chenes, Louisiana chasing redfish from a kayak and dodging gators on an SUP. She highly recommends it.

How to Assemble an NRS Raft Frame

How to Assemble an NRS Raft Frame » Our patented LoPro fitting makes the NRS raft frame system entirely modular and easy to put together. This video walks you through the process of assembling and adjusting your raft frame.

About NRS: Northwest River Supplies

In 1972, with only $2,000 in his personal savings, Bill Parks started Northwest River Supplies with one mission: to help others raft. 42 years later, Bill sold NRS to its employees. Today, the 100% employee-owned business strives to continue Bill’s legacy helping people pursue passions on the water. At our Moscow, Idaho headquarters you’ll find passionate water-lovers just like you, from rafters to whitewater kayakers, sea kayakers to stand up paddlers, kayak anglers to fly fishermen. Our lives, and livelihoods, are drawn to water.

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