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Metaphors in Adventure
   January 15, 2018

Metaphors in Adventure


by Kate Hives

There is something powerful about separating ourselves entirely from that which is familiar and for us as human terrestrial creatures, the watery world of the ocean is as unknown and foreign as can be.

There is something powerful about separating ourselves entirely from that which is familiar and for us as human terrestrial creatures, the watery world of the...

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   January 15, 2018
   01/15/18

Metaphors in Adventure


by Kate Hives
BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RECREATIONAL KAYAK GEAR (VIDEO)
   January 15, 2018

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RECREATIONAL KAYAK GEAR (VIDEO)


by Aquabatics Calgary

For those looking to get into recreational lake or mellow river paddling the gear options can seem very overwhelming.

For those looking to get into recreational lake or mellow river paddling the gear options can seem very overwhelming.

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   January 15, 2018
   01/15/18

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO RECREATIONAL KAYAK GEAR (VIDEO)


by Aquabatics Calgary
An Idol Review
   December 22, 2017

An Idol Review


by Chris Korbulic

After years of using various forms of dry suits, always wondering how they could improve but never knowing exactly how it would be, the Idol changed my perception of how comfortable and functional a piece of gear can be.

After years of using various forms of dry suits, always wondering how they could improve but never knowing exactly how it would be, the Idol...

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   December 22, 2017
   12/22/17

An Idol Review


by Chris Korbulic

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AN IDOL REVIEW

AN IDOL REVIEW

After years of using various forms of dry suits, always wondering how they could improve but never knowing exactly how it would be, the Idol changed my perception of how comfortable and functional a piece of gear can be.   Read More


HOW TO SWEEP ROLL A KAYAK (VIDEO)

HOW TO SWEEP ROLL A KAYAK (VIDEO)

When paddlers start out, the kayak roll is this mythical thing. The domain of advanced boaters and the keys to the kingdom of river and rough water paddling. To many it seems an unattainable skill, privy to only a handful of rad dudes and dudettes! OK, wel   Read More


THE VALUE OF EDUCATION - THE LTD PROJECT

THE VALUE OF EDUCATION - THE LTD PROJECT

Steve Scherrer explains the concept of "LTD" long term development and the importance of learning proper technique for stand-up paddling.   Read More

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Whitewater

A Colombian Whitewater Renaissance - Exploration of Southern Colombia


A team of three Kokatat expedition paddlers travel to Southern Colombia to discover new whitewater classics, with two first descent attempts in the least explored, yet most hydrologically endowed regions in the Americas.


Expedition team:

Lane JacobsBen StookesberryJules Domine

FEATURED EXPEDITION

A Colombian Whitewater Renaissance - Exploration of Southern Colombia

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Kokatat has one of the largest private solar arrays in Humboldt County. 132 solar panels produce about 26% of the power used in our factory annually. In 2015 we switched all of our factory lighting to LED cutting the energy used in half while reducing landfill impacts with much longer life bulbs.

Kokatat is Green

Average Winter
Solar Output

77
kwh

Kokatat

100%

of our sewing machines

Kokatat

100%

of our computers

Kokatat

40%

of our lights

WE'RE GREEN

Powered by the Sun

Kokatat has one of the largest private solar arrays in Humboldt County. 132 solar panels produce about 26% of the power used in our factory annually. In 2015 we switched all of our factory lighting to LED cutting the energy used in half while reducing landfill impacts with much longer life bulbs.

Kokatat is Green

Average Winter
Solar Output

77
kwh

Kokatat

100%

of our sewing machines

Kokatat

100%

of our computers

Kokatat

40%

of our lights