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Bill Dvorak and Friends of Browns Canyon Visit the White House

Nope, we’re not done talking about Browns Canyon NATIONAL MONUMENT!!! It was already official, with the Presidential announcement made in Chicago, but now it is even more official, since Bill Dvorak and Friends of Browns Canyon went to the White House to meet with the president. YES!! Browns Canyon is officially a National Monument thanks…

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March 10, 2015

White Water Rafting the Colorado River with DVK

We’ve talked a lot about the Colorado River and how important this river is to millions of people. Conservation and dwindling water supply is a serious issue, and one worth getting involved in. But, you can’t be serious all the time. Sometimes you just need to pack a bag and hit the white waters of…

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February 13, 2015


Have you ever wondered how Stand Up Paddleboarding came about? Here’s an article by telling the history of how, when, where and why SUPing was invented! Have you never tried it? Give us a call and this guy will teach you! or   A brief history of Stand Up Paddleboarding Stand up paddling originated in Hawaii surely? Well, maybe or maybe not as Corran Addison looks at other alternatives… In 1778, Captain James Cook sailed into the Hawaiian islands and became the first Europeans to witness the Hawaiian people surfing. He’e nalu as it is called in the native Hawaiian tongue was done either in canoes or on special, ritually carved boards from the Koa tree. The village chief got the biggest board, sometimes as big as 5m long, while lesser village personages were content with smaller 2-3m boards. Because of…

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August 1, 2014

What you need to know before you buy your first kayak

I found an article written for anyone who is a kayaking beginner and who is thinking about buying their very first kayak. The author Scott Edwards is describing a “good ´all around´ kayak affording the paddler a plethora of paddling opportunities.”. I thought that this could be an interesting article to many of our awesome…

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July 7, 2014

Help Us Save Our Rivers!

Hello Fellow River Friend! “The planet’s river systems are under threat from dams and hydro schemes, …time to fight back! /…/ As paddlers, we have a vested interest in ensuring the world’s arteries remain free from these clogging dangers, so please sign the petitions to help the cause.”. /ThePaddler ezine Click here for Petitions  Thank You for Your Support!

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June 17, 2014

Exciting Season for Rafting

A good winter and ski season in #Leadville means a good rafting season for us on #TheArkansasRiver. For those of you who didn’t know – Leadville had a great winter… The snow pack melting and the runoff water is giving us a high water season, that is shaping up to be one of the best in many years. …

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June 16, 2014