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Tag: Rafting

Peak UK Rescue Tape

Peak UK have released their own version of the rescue tape.  This bright yellow 5m long tape is constructed from 20mm tubular tape.

Peak UK Rescue Tape
5m of rescue tape
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Peak UK River Wrap PFD

There have been a number of new PFDs on show at Paddle Expo 2018 and Peak UK have the new River Wrap PFD. This really stands out as a pretty innovative design.

Peak UK River Wrap PFD

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Social Media Saturday 18 August 2018

Welcome to Social Media Saturday 18 August 2018 here at Unsponsored HQ.

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Aerated

Aerated is another pre GoPro classic from Scott Lindgren. Lots of whitewater action of all types in this one.

Aerated

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Rafting the Kali Gandaki

The Kali Gandaki is a River and Soul favorite! This river is named after the Goddess of Destruction, Kali, and known for sixty rapids in 60 minutes. The Kali Gandaki is normally a 3 day trip however you can up it to a 4 day trip by starting further upstream if you are keen for it. It is full of thrills, twists and turns, ending in a calm jade green reservoir.

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Welsh Open Freestyle And Boater X

Coaching, demo boats and competition at the Welsh Open Freestyle and Boater X.

Well worth signing up.

Welsh Open Freestyle And Boater X

Brandseth Rafting

You can’t go wrong with a little bit of rafting action. Nick Pearce shot this little edit on the Brandseth.

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The scenery in this part of Norway is nothing short of stunning.

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Things To Hang Off Your PFD

This post has been rattling round my head for the last few months as I have debated on whether to put it out. A conversation with a couple of fellow paddlers has prompted me to make the post.

Things To Hang Off Your PFD

First things first the risk of being snagged or caught up in a strainer or similar is something that all paddlers need to think about and although the risk is minimal the risk still exists. Any kit that you wear has the potential of being snagged and all steps should be made to keep loops of tape, laces etc tucked away and out of danger. However I sometimes find that it is necessary or advantageous to have some pieces of kit on the outside of my PFD rather than in a pocket.

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Five Ten New Cayoneer

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Available from Spring/Summer 2015 is the new Five Ten Canyoneer 3. Continue reading

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