Author: Teresa

January 7, 2021 Teresa

Looks like we will be dealing with covid-19 in 2021. The best way to start your paddling experience is to make sure you wear your mask when checking in, and wash your hands afterward. The next thing i would suggest is to make sure you are paddling with your group only – Meaning your family…

March 9, 2017 Teresa

It’s about that time of year when we all want to raft, kayak, canoe, paddle board, etc., Make sure you are ready by getting you and your gear ready. You always want your gear to be in top shape. Gather all your gear and check to make sure it is in good shape, clean and…

July 12, 2016 Teresa

Paddling after a storm: Whether you are Rafting, Kayaking, or Tubing It is very important to be careful when paddling a river after a storm, or heavy wind event. A paddler must expect the unexpected never paddle blind watch around every corner to avoid strainers – fallen debris – trees and other items that could…

June 22, 2016 Teresa

Leave the Electronics Behind   The fresh air and excitement of a river adventure will reboot your mind and give you a new lease on life. To take full advantage of that opportunity, you really should unplug yourself from the digital world. At least temporarily. A Seattle river rafting trip can be an intimate and…

June 7, 2016 Teresa

Wearing a PFD always makes a paddler look like they know what they are doing. It’s crazy to go without a PFD (Life Jacket) no matter if you are a good swimmer or not IT PAYS TO WEAR IT AT ALL TIMES WHILE ON THE WATER. So many people take it for granted that something…

April 9, 2016 Teresa

This is the American version of a rating system used to compare river difficulty throughout the world. This system is not exact; rivers do not always fit easily into one category, and regional or individual interpretations may cause misunderstandings. It is no substitute for a guidebook or accurate first-hand descriptions of a run. Paddlers attempting…

April 9, 2016 Teresa

Check what rafting is available in your area Check to see what river classification is rated Make sure the river classification is right for your family Decide if you are willing to except the risk of paddling that classification Ask what River you would be paddling Check that River Name for Local Outfitters Check to…