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Confessions of a River Guide » Nothing beats doing what you love and getting paid for it. Unless you’re a river guide, then doing what you love for free has its perks, too.

To the Other Side: A Bike2Boat Adventure Through the Alps » The struggle to bike over each mountain pass makes kayaking the next river that much sweeter. This is the essence of bike-to-boat missions.

The Last Wilderness of Scotland » Yearning for fresh air and adventure, Ian Finch and Jamie Barnes set out to explore the lochs of Scotland’s last wilderness.

Extreme Tramping: A Hike-to-Paddle Adventure in the Olivine Wilderness » An expedition through the Olivine Wilderness requires a hodgepodge of gear and a strong tolerance for suffering, but the landscape is epic.

The Things We Forget » Despite the meticulous list that took years to perfect, every boater is destined to forget a crucial piece of gear on a river trip.

A Weekend Warrior’s Guide to Multiday River Trips » Trevor Deighton has dialed in a system to squeeze a multiday river trip into any weekend. So, kiss those excuses goodbye and start rigging!

A Year of Home Runs » 2020 forced Eric Adsit to push aside his plans for a second My Home Run season. So, he spent a year paddling his own home runs.

Paddling Through It » As Tito Onyekweli juggles med school, paddling and a pandemic, racism in America takes center stage and he questions his place in all of it.

Tips on Throwing a River Rat Bach Party » Mixing traditional bachelorette party flavors on a river-trip platter creates a perfect recipe for a river rat’s last fling before the ring.

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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