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  1. Big Water Little Boats Book

    Whitewater Kayaking
    I gotta say that Tom Martin put together a "Gem"!! I took this book with me down the Grand this past month and had trouble putting it down. If you have any interest in what it might have been like to boat the Grand pre-dam in the 50's then this is a must read. He has incredible historic...
  2. Big Water Boat "Bay Layout"?

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    Okay, so here is the next question.... what is the best layout? 2 Coolers 2 Dry Boxes 2 Captain boxes and one "Truck bed" 19"ish extra bay with a having hammock. I am thinking Coolers both front and aft of the boat, easy to get to and easy to put in and take out. when its time to cook simply...
  3. RRFW Riverwire – Big Water Little Boats book and talk is coming to a town near you!

    Whitewater Kayaking
    RRFW Riverwire – Big Water Little Boats book and talk is coming to a town near you! August 26, 2012 Riverguide author Tom Martin will be speaking about early Grand Canyon river running at 11 locations in early September throughout the western United States. This 45-minute...
  4. 2 Fat Guys+Little Boat+Big Waterfall

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Title Says it All!!! https://vimeo.com/47891373
  5. Big Water Little Boats Update

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Hi all, we just got the book in Wednesday afternoon from the printer, and are very happy with it. Today we shipped out 60 copies to all the folks who helped with the book. We will ship out the 50 or so pre-release orders this Monday. Remember, the price goes up from $20 to $24.99 on May 1, FYI...
  6. Big Water Little Boats

    Commercial Posts
    Hi all, we have started taking pre-publication orders for BIG WATER LITTLE BOATS: Moulty Fulmer and the First Grand Canyon Dory on the Last of the Wild Colorado River. You can see the cover at www.vishnutemplepress.com and place your book order there. Shipping date is scheduled for May 1...
  7. Main Salmon With Big Water

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Any one run the main in the last 2 weeks? We have a trip going out in 2 weeks and wonder what to expect. No one in our group has ever done it over 4 feet on the ramp, and its at 65000 now. Anyone have good info on what type of river/ class change happens in high water? Thanks!
  8. Big Water !!

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Finally rainy season got here to Costa Rica!!!
  9. deso/grey duckies in big water

    Whitewater Kayaking
    my buddy and i have done deso/grey in duckies in May the past 4 years with flow from 9000 to 20,000 cfs. we are set to roll on a duckies only trip with a couple of athletic novices on 5/15 2011 with flows predicted to be 25-30 thousand. anyone out there done the river when it's that high...
  10. Do Big Water Skills Translate??

    Whitewater Kayaking
    How much do big water skills translate into other areas of kayaking? In particular, would it help out as I get into creeking?
  11. Big Water Porn,Fremont Canyon 2600+ cfs, Mesa..

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Luke put together a great Rodeo on his birthday none the less, so found it fitting to take him out and get him into a super intimate gorge.. Fremont Canyon was def stout. trying to figure out what the aprox. flow was but the gauged outflow for Pathfinder Reservoir was reading 4800+ and depending...
  12. Big Water Raft Co. ?

    Rafting | Gear Talk
    What is the story on these guys? I am looking into their 10.5 and would like to hear a few good stories about them before I throw down the moola. Big Water Raft Co: Quality Hypalon
  13. Big Water Raft Co. Dry Box Research

    Commercial Posts
    Hey Buzzards, So, here at Big Water Raft Co. ( bigwaterraft.com ) are in the designing stages of making Big Water Dry Boxes. Now, as most of you know, our main goal at Big Water is to supply quality gear for a great price. We have some of the best priced rafts on the market, and do it by...
  14. Best Cataraft for big water multi day trips

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    My wife is looking to purchase a cataraft. She would like one big enough so it could take big holes, like on cataract canyon, while still being manueverable. Any Ideas?
  15. big water rafts?

    Rafting | Gear Talk
    Another importer starting on the market, but using hypalon. Anyone have one of these? Seriously not looking to start a bashing thread like the Saturn one. They don't seem to be making any outlandish claims like some of the other importers, and have a 2 year construction warranty with...
  16. Deflating floor for big water?

    Whitewater Kayaking
    I was reading Colin Fletcher's book last week about his trip down the Colorado source to sea. Good book. He mentions deflating the floor of his SB raft to add stability by making it sit lower in the water. Does anyone actually do this? I can see it working in principle but rowing or paddling a...
  17. Slave River Festival

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Mostly I'm just posting this to make all the buzzards jealous, but it would be cool if we could get even more paddlers to show up. There is a river festival happening on the Slave river July 31 - August 3 in Fort Smith Canada. The event is aimed at beginners, to try to break the "experts only"...
  18. Westwater at big water for a noob

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Looking for some advice from the salty westwater vets out there. I'm starting my second season on a kayak, solid roll, brace okay (I've run stuff like shoshone, upper eagle, waterton, etc). I'm set to run westwater this weekend at high flows. Now I'm not so sure. Is it too much at these levels...
  19. InputOnKayaks:Best All Around for Ext.Trips and Big Water?

    Whitewater Kayaking
    I have been running rivers for for a number of years and am finally getting into kayaking. I don't see myself ever creeking and will focus on multi days in moderate to high flows on nothing above Class 1V. I have an opportunity to pick up a newish demo from most of the big names. Friends have...
  20. Jackson All Star / Big Water Pics

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Photos are coming in from this spring in Colorado... When you mix together 3000 + CFS on the Arkansas River, 4 of the best paddlers in the world, and a few Jackson All Stars this is what you get.......Click here to read more.
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