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  1. Kayaking | Gear Talk
    I live in the Charlotte area and I'm trying to get into some river running and then transition into more aggressive creeking/play boating (I've only read up, have never gotten into the water except for on a guided raft). I'd love to get into it this winter since I have some time off work, but...
  2. Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Basically, I am just looking for any advice about boating in the Denver area or seeing if anyone would be willing to show me the ropes. I just moved to Denver and am looking for people to boat with. I just started kayaking in Jan this year at pool sessions in Wisconsin. Have been on the river...
  3. Kayaking | Trip Planner
    I'm three weeks into the kayak scene, got a pretty bomb proof roll in a play boat, been surfing and combat rolling on the FP run, but I'm still an enthusiastic beginner looking for a sensei trying not to be reckless in my water education. Anyone want to run bridges Thursday? PM me!
  4. Whitewater Kayaking
    Howdy, I just got into kayaking about two weeks ago and have run filter plant once. Since then I've invested in the gear and NEED to get on the river. I'm pretty confident in my roll as I've been practicing on the lake religiously but I have no one to run the river with and I'm not sure how...
  5. Whitewater Kayaking
    I'm new to kayaking and would like to get into whitewater kayaking. What would you suggest to get started? Also, what would be a good used whitewater kayak to invest in? Thanks.
  6. Kayaking | Gear Talk
    looking for a good beginner's kayak that can handle small day trips, local holes but will be able to handle a weeks trip and then creeking. Any suggestions? Thinking of doing a used boat to start with. I am 6' and about 220 can reply to [email protected] for quicker response
  7. Whitewater Kayaking
    i would like to learn to padle...never have....figure it would be a good idea to take some lessons before i drop cash on gear....anyone know any instructors in the bv/salida area that you would recommend other than rmoc?
  8. Kayaking | Gear Talk
    Hi Everybody, I am looking at getting my first whitewater kayak. I've done some rafting before, some river kayaking in inflatables, and a lot of practice in hard shells. But, basically, I'm still a beginner. I should probably describe myself. I'm about 6 foot two, weigh ~190 lbs, have a 34...
  9. Whitewater Rafting
    I'm a longtime skier who wants to get into rafting or kayaking, so you experienced peeps need to help me escape my ignorance. First, am I crazy in thinking I can put a low-end 3-person raft into the Upper or Lower Blue (eyeballing the Intex Seahawk II). If they are running too heavy, what about...
  10. Kayaking | Gear Talk
    i am relatively new to the kayaking scene, only been on the river a few times, but when i was on the river i enjoyed it alot. so my basic question is, should i buy it? and if i do will it be a good beginners boat?
  11. Whitewater Kayaking
    What is the easiest, safest, overall best white water roll?
  12. Whitewater Kayaking
    I can't do an off side roll to save my life :confused: . My on side roll is real strong. Should I concentrate on my on side roll or my off side roll?
  13. Betty Buzz
    I am a fairly new hard boater, and am looking to invest in my own kayak. I guess I fall on the curvier end of the spectrum, 5'6 170lbs b/c I have a lot of trouble with fit around the hips and thighs. Any boat recommendations? Most of my paddling is done on WV creeks and rivers.
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