There and Packraft Again: A Hiker's Tail

River running can be an intimidating prospect and getting into the sport is admittedly daunting. A great way to get your feet wet is pack rafting. With unparalleled accessibility these boats can get you started in lakes and easy rivers. Girl on a Hike shares her experience getting into pack rafting and how she has fallen in love with boating.

Soul Rafter - Yosemite Valley Rafting

The sixth episode of Soul Rafter's "18 rivers in 2018," a series in which Rafting Magazine Ambassador Nick Prete attempts to whitewater raft 18 new rivers in 2018. The Wild and Scenic Merced River through Yosemite National Park in California is possibly one of the prettiest rivers you could ever run and until only a few years ago it was closed off to boaters.

Destination: Nepal

Nestled between Tibet and India, you’ll find the narrow country of Nepal. What it lacks in size and greatness it makes up for in notoriety. Once one of the most influential and wealthy countries in Asia, Nepal is now known as the adventure country of the world.

Soul Rafter - The Royal Gorge

The Royal Gorge section of the Arkansas River is a sight to behold. Here we whitewater raft this section at 300 CFS in March 2018. First episode of Soul Rafter's 18 rivers in 2018 series where Rafting Magazine Ambassador Nick Prete attempts to paddle 18 new rivers in 2018.

Welcome to Rafting - Getting In Shape for Boating

Rafting is a highly physical sport at it's core. Weather you are a pro paddler running huge rivers or you are new to rafting and you are going on your first trip with a commercial outfitter, staying in shape is critical to having a great experience out on the river. The expert personal trainers at California Family Fitness share 6 critical exercises to becoming a stronger paddler.

Choosing the Correct Throwbag

A throwbag simply consists of a bag of floating rope to be thrown across a stretch of moving or still water to make a conditional rescue with a swimmer. Like most things in life a product that works for one person may not work for another. The same can be said about throwbags.  In an extreme way of thinking the ability to successfully deploy your throwbag when needed literally could mean life or death!