[9 May 2016 | Comments Off | 459 views]
Gear Swap & Free BBQ

Gear Swap
May 28th 2016 3pm-6pm            

        Bring your used gear to sell
We’ll be gathering on the front deck of The River Store from 3pm-6pm on Saturday, May 28 to swap out that old gear. Bring your friends, trade or sell your kayaks, paddles, helmets, etc! Find new treasures and get set up the season.
COME to find a Boat, Raft, Helmet, Paddle, Drygear!!
We want your old, your new and your forgotten gear!
IF you are new to paddling this could be your chance to …

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[26 May 2016 | Comments Off | 239 views]

Why Choose The River Store?
Spring – Renewal – Life – Water – The River Store!
Each Year we all look forward to the promise of the new season – Snowpack, flows, weather, release schedules, new boats, old torn gaskets, Roll sessions, these are once again the topics of discussion among paddlers and around The River Store. About 35 Springs have passed since the River Store first opened in Lotus, and we are still here helping paddlers of all skills and all types get what they need to make their season the …

Immersion Research, IR, Sprayskirts »

[22 May 2016 | Comments Off | 199 views]

Immersion Research’s
Whitewater Spray Skirt Options we love!
Klingon Bungee Whitewater Spray Skirt

The Klingon Bungee Spray Skirt is IR’s version of an “apron style” bungee spray skirt that’s perfect for seriousplay boating and intermediate+ river running. Apron skirts feature extra neoprene extending past the bungee that help fill-in cockpit rim flaws and are usually much drier than standard skirts. Typical apron skirts, though, have the bungee sewn right on top of a flat neoprene deck, and as a result can be difficult to get on. The Kling-On, however, has a unique “taco” …

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[22 May 2016 | Comments Off | 197 views]

Whitewater Skirt
New to the River Store in 2016 Seals Sprayskirts
We are always looking for a better fit on skirts as the cockpit sizes and fit of the rim are ever evolving as new boat designs hit the market.  We brought these skirts in for the great fit, fun color options, and bomber dry rand. Here are 2 Great spray skirt designs we carry for whitewater kayaking. Click on the fit list info below to get the right size whitewater skirt for your boat.

Seals Skirt:  Athena Finally Seals Sprayskirts that have …

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[18 May 2016 | Comments Off | 424 views]

The Nano is a boat that I really hadn’t paid much attention to. I took it out a couple times and to be honest I wasn’t stoked on it. I was almost ready to give up on it completely when I ended up talking with Erin Clancey and she told me she loved. I was immediately eager to hear what made her love the Nano so much. Here is what she had to say about it…
*I flew out to North Carolina for the NOC Team Trials and after a weekend …

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[9 May 2016 | Comments Off | 262 views]
Best Kayak Rack Choices

Quick Tips to Choose a Kayak Rack to fit your Touring or whitewater needs!

J-Hooks or stackers allow for racking boats on their sides. They require the most boat lifting and are therefore best for short cars or narrow racks. They work for longer boats as well, especially when you need more space on narrow racks for other boats, bikes, etc. $
Glide & Set System from Thule or other kayak saddle systems are simple, efficient, fairly easy to load and conform to the hull of the boat for long life of …