Kayaking in Costa Rica: When Mother Nature Expresses Herself

Guiding internationally, there is never a season when, as a group of guides, we are not at some point taken completely by surprise by a change that has happened on one of the rivers that (we think) we know so well.  This is particularly true in…

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…

Missing: Confusion Rapid in Costa Rica

MISSING Name: CONFUSION RAPID, SARAPIQUI RIVER, COSTA RICA Was last seen in a more subdued capacity than years past on November 23, 2011. Two weeks later, it has disappeared. Suspicious activity included jumping to the far river right channel -…

Costa Rica Kayaking: 21 Years of Awesome!

Twenty one years ago we loaded up our kayaks on Miguel’s van and headed to the river here in Costa Rica.  This past week of Class IV paddling- great rivers and great boaters is why the fun never stops!     Check out all the…

Rocks and Rolls on the River

You watch the rain, read about the damage, feel the pain for residents hurt in the floods; but it is coming back to familiar rivers and personally viewing changes that brings home how powerful water is. Our final trip of the season here in Costa…