Natalie DeRatt

Extreme Packrafting First Descent in New Zealand.

Join Ari, Jordy and Barny – the expedition kayaking team from Gradient + Water – for a challenging but rewarding self-supported packrafting expedition into the heart of New Zealand’s wild and scenic Southern Alps. Follow them for more epicness @gradientandwater

Horsepacking 101: What It Is and How To Do It

Watershed Drybags was founded from a passionate kayakers and outdoorsmen who wanted 100% waterproof, durable drybags that would keep their most precious belongings safe. We’ve since spent years honing in the perfect details, highest quality materials and military-grade specs to...
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When You Can’t Paddle Enough Take Action for Rivers

By Evan Stafford, American Whitewater, With the declaration of a global health emergency by the World Health Organization it’s become clear that everyone on the planet will be deeply impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, including American Whitewater and our incredible...
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A Paddler’s Guide To Self-Quarantine

For most of the country, we’re now on week 4 of self-quarantining or bound to a Shelter-In-Place Mandate. Although hard for everyone, outsdoorsmen and women who are used to spending every waking minute away from work out on the trails,...
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Preppers: Must Have Gear, Tips and Tricks

We’re sure that by now, you’ve probably noticed the hoards of people flooding the grocery stores for toilet paper, eggs and pasta. Although stores are gradually catching up, and hoarders are gradually slowing down, there’s one group of people who...
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