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Keep the Yampa River Wild

05/21/18

When we acquired Adrift last year, our introduction to the business and to the Yampa River was with Western State University. For over a decade now, Mark Gibson, Department Chair for the Recreation, Exercise and Sports Science Department, has brought up to 25 students every year in May on a...
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Ulysses on the Gauley

05/08/18

22 Years ago, I found myself flying to West Virginia. As a city boy and child of Cuban immigrants, I was raised as far from the country roads John Denver sang about than just about anybody. My Godfather had ended up living in Huntington, WV and they were going to baptize his...
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Learn To Read The River

05/03/18

It's that time of year again. River folk of all ages and disciplines are hitting their phones and computers en masse to watch river levels ebb and flow. Making plans to hit new runs or old favorites at just the level they're looking for. When I was new to this...
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Escape

03/29/18

“15 years ago, the internet was an escape from the real world. Now, the real world is an escape from the internet.”  Noah Smith I came upon this quote, quite ironically, while surfing the internet. It stopped me in my tracks, more like my trackpad, and it made me reflect a...
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Paddle Houston

10/12/17

On August 26, 2017, Hurricane Harvey began to make landfall on Southeastern Texas. For days, Houston and the surrounding communities were devastated with torrential rain, upwards of 30 inches in parts – major flooding, wind gusts up to 132 mph, massive destruction of property and the loss of 70 lives....
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