Adventure Travel: Don’t Leave without Your Astral Rosas

Starting to think about what to pack for your winter travel?  Don’t leave without your Astral Rosas! It’s not just that they look good. They do!  Rosas feature granite grip outsoles, three separate strap options and four eye-catching colors – so…

Costa Rica or Ecuador: How to Choose

“If you had to chose between the two, would it be Costa Rica or Ecuador?” That is a question often asked of us when someone is trying to decide where they should travel for a winter paddling trip.  Our response:  “Don’t choose.”  One of the joys…

90+ Miles in One Week = Scouting Week

Scouting week is always the lead in to our trips down south.  This past week we spent the week paddling every river we include on our itineraries, with three being the average – three rivers or sections a day. Average mileage was 20+ miles/day…

Costa Rica Kayaking: The Most Important Guide

When asked what makes Costa Rica so special, the rivers are always the obvious answer for many paddlers…but if you look beyond the whitewater, it is the people of Costa Rica that make an experience so memorable. And no one epitomizes the pura…

Kayaking the Rivers of Costa Rica: Never the Same ‘Ol

Twenty one years kayaking in Costa Rica.  Asked if it ever gets old the answer is no!!  Not the way rivers change in this country.  You never know from one week to the next – let alone one year to the next what new rapids will form, river beds…