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Review Mania: PL Random Gear Sampler!

You asked, we schwaged. Behold Paddling Life's unequivocal haphazard roundup of assorted gear we put through its paces this boating season, from portable blenders...

The Ultimate River Camp Kitchen

Set up a riverside camp kitchen Julia Child would be proud of with these pointers and products built to withstand years of outdoor adventure.

Small Gear for a Big Spring

Do future-you a favor and get ahead of that sunshine-induced brain fog with these new gear gadgets for spring.

NRS Movin’ and Shakin’

Moscow, Idaho’s Northwest River Supplies (NRS) is making moves with big internal developments including promotions in senior leadership, expansion of the product development team...

An Icelandic Odyssey: Sea Kayaking Hornstrandir Nature Reserve

It’s my daughter who should’ve been the writer. “Dad, look, there’s a chandelier of jellyfish down there!” she exclaimed. We’re on day four of a six-day...

The Best All-Around Accessories for Your Summer Adventures

Summer 2021 is shaping up to be a big one. But before the adventures are in full swing, you need to pick up all...

WIN This Yeti Hopper 8 Soft Cooler

After you've entered to win a YETI 8 soft cooler, check out these other camp essentials. Cooler Wars: What Cooler Is Best for Your...

Volcanno portable campfire from Lavabox gear review

Have you ever thought to yourself: "What this river trip really needs are some Heavy Metal level pyrotechnics."?   Well let us introduce you to the...

Self-support on the South Fork Main Salmon (Bonus: Gear I Used and Video!)

  “Damn, if this is another un-named rapid, we’re in for a doozey,” I think to myself, the last of us bobbing in a pulsing,...

Taking to the Trout Laden Waters of the Idaho-Wyoming Border

Sometimes the only reason to go paddling is to get out on the water and wet a line. Sometimes. Especially if you are in...

Sleeping Pads to Choose for Your Post COVID Adventures

Sleeping Pads are such a basic and important part of your outdoor packing list. No matter your mission, if you’re sleeping under the stars,...

MoonShade Portable Awning Perfect for Paddlers Seeking Shade this Spring

After a successful Kickstarter campaign in October, the Moon Fabrications debut product, the MoonShade awning, is now available globally online for all outdoor lovers and...

The Petzl DUO S Headlamp Reviewed

Most of us will write this off as gear bling—who needs a headlamp that’ll nick us for nearly half a grand? I can stumble...

The Longest Staff Meeting: Big Agnes and Honey Stinger Hike the CDT

Brands Aim to Raise Awareness of National Scenic Trails and Continental Divide Trail Coalition

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Win a HIGH WATER DUFFEL from MYSTERY RANCH

Win a waterproof duffel bag from Mystery Ranch. Their High Water Duffel can be configured as a duffel or...
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Say It Ain’t So: North Fork Champs Cancelled

One of extreme kayaking's most iconic events has thrown in the towel...and not just to help dry off its...

Behind the Scenes with the founders of GoRafting and Far Out River Maps

Hasta luego, soggy paper river maps and huhlooo a new digital app alternative with the FarOut App from GoRafting,...

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Review Mania: PL Random Gear Sampler!

You asked, we schwaged. Behold Paddling Life's unequivocal haphazard...

The Ultimate River Camp Kitchen

Set up a riverside camp kitchen Julia Child would be proud of with these pointers and products built to withstand years of outdoor adventure.
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