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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.
Featured First Mate: Justin Gonzales » Boating really isn’t a solo sport. Ideally, your first mate sticks around awhile, so refer to these suggested requirements and choose wisely.
An Elbow Season Float Through the Upper Missouri River Breaks » ’Elbow season’ trips are colder and quieter, but with these tips you can survive in relative comfort on an extended elbow-season river trip.
Kayaking the Telire River: A Costa Rican Wonder » Before kayaking the Telire River, three paddlers must figure out how to even reach the put-in amidst a rugged landscape and with zero beta.
The Battle to Circumnavigate Stewart Island » Pushing off into the Southern Ocean, Mike Dawson battles savage wind and unforgiving currents in an attempt to circumnavigate Stewart Island.
River Warriors: Naina Adhikari » Naina Adhikari, India’s top female kayaker, hopes to bring more girls into the sport and inspire the next generation to fight for rivers.
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.