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  1. Road-tripping Class IV/IV+ kayaker looking for paddling opportunities

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Just got off the Grand Canyon and delaying my return to Canada until it warms up a bit there. Want to try some rivers in Colorado. Currently in Grand Junction but thinking of heading to Durango area for a few days, then maybe to BV for the Numbers next weekend. Could head as far south as Taos...
  2. Class IV- Creeking in Ecuador February 4th

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    Need a quick break from winter? Small World Advenrures still has space on our Feb. 4th Class IV- Intro to Creeking trip. We'll focus on Ecuador's best Class III/IV technical rivers while giving pointers to help improve your boof, your boating scouting and many other aspects of creeking. If...
  3. Best Whitewater Inflatable Kayak for up to class IV

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    Hi I am looking to purchase an IK that will be useable in up to Class IV whitewater. I am thinking to get a tandem (2 person) so I have enough space for gear on multi day river trips. Im planning on using it on the Selway in July. Can folks please advise on what is the best choice currently?
  4. June 3rd: Class IV+/V Creek Race on South St Vrain

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Adam Barron Memorial Creek Race Friday June 3rd at the 15th annual Lyons Outdoor Games Lyons, Colorado When & Where: Pre-register online here All racers check-in Friday 6/3, 12pm-3pm at Registration Booth at Black Bear Hole 3:30pm Mandatory Racer Meeting at Narrow's Pull-off on route 7 on the...
  5. Looking for raft for Class IV / V

    Rafting | Gear Talk
    I and three buddies are looking to purchase a raft best suitable for Class IV and possibly V runs. I know that some outfitters use Hysides in my area, though from a guide's perspective, they seem to be a bit too high off the water at the stern for my tastes. I know that Aires are good in Class...
  6. Class IV skills and qualities that make for an ideal paddling partner

    Whitewater Kayaking
    Hi MB, I was wondering what the community believes are the essential skills every class IV kayak should have or be working toward assuming that they want to paddle with and be a positive addition to a class IV crew? According to...
  7. Looking for Class IV friends and trips

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Hi all, I just moved to Boulder, and I'm a solid Class IV paddler. I'm hoping to get out on a few trips even though it's late in the season. I hear the numbers runs year round--are there any other Class IV (or fun Class III) trips I should try and check out? Is there anyone in the...
  8. Best/Favorite boat to advance from class IV to V

    Whitewater Kayaking
    I just wanted to do an informal survey of class V boaters - what is your favorite creek/river running boat? What would you recommend for class IV boaters looking to develop into class V?
  9. Looking to get into Class IV

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    I've been paddling for almost a year now and have a solid roll that has been used in combat many times. So far I've paddled the Lower Blue, Pumphouse, Foxton, Waterton, Brown's Canyon, and Deckers and this season im looking to get into Class IV water. I'm looking for suggestions on what class...
  10. Class IV/V boating mon and tues

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    I have monday and tuesday off and would love to get some river time. Into checking out anything in the IV/V range within a few hours of Denver. If anyone has these days off and wants to get in the river let me know Josh @ 530-308-5771 Lets get it before it is all gone!
  11. Vail/ Summit class IV/V boating mon and tues

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Going to be in the Vail /Summit ares the next couple days and would love to get on whatever is still running and fun. I am pretty open for anything in the IV/V range let me know Josh @ 530-308-5771
  12. Class IV Multi-Day Trips in Colorado!

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Because its winter, all i can do is think about kayaking. What are some fun class IV multi-day kayak trips in Colorado. I'd be willing to go into Utah if its worth it.
  13. Advice on safest, best kayak for class IV

    Kayaking | Gear Talk
    Hi all: I am a class 2-3 kayaker looking for the the best and safest kayak to do class IV runs. My background is that I run class 2-3 stuff (Bridges at low water for example) with a wavesport EZG 42(river runner/playboat). I get really intimidated if I run something like Bridges at higher...
  14. Class IV/V this weekend? Gore, bailey, poudre?

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Anyone up for paddling this weekend? I'd be down for Gore or Bailey (or Poudre Narrows if flows don't completely drop out). Jeremy 719 510 ate ate zero zero
  15. Interesting video. Class IV Futa in one week

    Whitewater Kayaking
    I have not finished it yet, but it is pretty cool so far. The Adventurist Extreme Whitewater Kayak-Patagonia. - YouTube
  16. Play & Class IV Runs Near Glenwood Springs

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    am appalacian/southeast paddler (gauley, cheoah, chattooga sect iv, tallulah). travelling to glenwood next month. have a weekend (july 21/22) in the glenwood springs area. bringing my playboat w/ and would like to do some river running / playing on something w/in a coupla hours of glenwood...
  17. Bailey, Clear Creek, other class IV tomorrow?

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    Paddled From Granite to through the Numbers on the Ark yesterday, first time boating out west (on a road trip from the SE), it was pretty fun. No problem through Pinecreek or the rest of the stretch. Was hoping to paddle some more class IV tomorrow or Sunday, was thinking about Bailey, part of...
  18. Class IV near Denver Monday?

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Have all day free Monday, wanted to paddle some class iv near Denver. Given current flows, options may be limited. Maybe Foxton/Waterton, or perhaps Kermit's down on Clear Creek if it goes up a bit (unlikely). PM me if interested.
  19. Best Class IV trip in August?

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    I'm going to be in a fortunate situation in August: I will have money and I will have time. I'm spending June/July in CO, which already looks to be a slow year and will have very little by August. Where should I go for August to do a lot of class IV? It would be nice if it were somewhere...
  20. Peru Class IV Expedition Members Sought

    Kayaking | Trip Planner
    Attention all paddlers: Rio Maranon expedition If you are a solid class IV kayaker and/or rafter and interested in a low-cost expedition to descend one of the best Grand Canyon-style rivers in the world, please read further. I am planning several boating trips in Peru and looking for others...