white water kayaking tours

Gear Review: First Ascent BC-200 Rain Jacket – The Best Out There!

By: Em Shanblatt “There is no such thing as bad weather…Only inappropriate clothing”  -Old Scottish Proverb (supposedly) Wherever you go, Summer rain is almost always an inevitable fact.  One exception to this rule, however, might be Colorado in June.  When I received my new First Ascent BC-200 rain jacket last spring, I was super excited to test

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Summer Tour West – Hood River with Kayak Shed and Heather Herbeck

I have had an amazing time traveling through the Western States this summer. Just a couple of weeks ago I spent a week in Hood River, Oregon and White Salmon, Washington. I landed in Hood River about 5 days early because I wanted to explore the world class whitewater that lies within a few miles

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Mexico Beginner Trip Photos and Update

It takes courage and an adventurous spirit to travel to a foreign country to learn an ‘adventure sport’ like whitewater kayaking.  And this year’s Girls at Play Mexico beginner trip had an awesome group of  fun, adventurous spirits from across the globe including Australia, England, Canada and the US.  Right from the beginning I could

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