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Lessons From Alcohol's Crippling Effect on Rafting

Rafting is an athletic endeavor and a sport, weather you raft commercially, are a private boater, or race rafts this is true. Our sport and community is filled with opportunities to "let loose" and enjoy a drink. From relaxing after a trip with friends, to entertaining guests on a commercial trip, to beer fines, and even those who chose to drink on the water, there is no end to the prevalence of alcohol in the community. All of that coupled with the fact the bulk of our river community consists of young folks for whom alcohol consumption has not only been normalized, but it is pushed as cool.

The Ubaye River - Gem of the French Alps

Nestled in the southern alps of France lies the incredible Ubaye Valley and one of France’s premiere rafting destinations. The Ubaye River is located just 4 hours from the Marseille and makes an excellent getaway from the summer heat of the French Riviera. The town of Le Lauzet-Ubaye in the Alpes de Haute Provence hosts all of the major rafting companies on the Ubaye river

The New School Guide To Northern California Whitewater

New School Publications has been exploring the rivers and streams of Northern California for over 16 years to bring you the New School Guide to California Whitewater.  Drawing upon a lifetime of knowledge New School Guide Book will to lead you to the secret outdoor stashes of Northern California Whitewater and help you enjoy Northern California's finest rivers in style.

Feather Fest 2016

It's that time of the year again! The Feather River Festival. This single event has become California's biggest river festival and hosts scores of boaters to cap off the 2016 whitewater rafting season in California. Don't miss this Great Event.