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White Water Rafting Tennessee Posted By : Pauls Roberts

Mon, 17 Oct 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Thrill and excitement awaits every traveler who dares to paddle and shout through the White Water Rafting Tennessee. Tennessee is not just a place of music in America. It is also widely visited eco-tourism because of its package of sea adventure. If you're up for an exciting vacation, you fly or sail your way to the humble state of Tennessee.

Rafting in the Grand Canyon Posted By : Wendy Rubicam

Wed, 20 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

You've heard about Grand Canyon raft trips. You may have read about them or, while researching adventure trips you saw some really rockin' video. A trip like this might have even made it onto your personal "Bucket List." So what do you really need to know about the experience to move it to the top of your list and actually make it happen? Taking an all-inclusive raft trip on the Colorado River as it flows through the Grand Canyon allows you to experience breathtaking scenery from the very bottom of the Grand Canyon.

Hidden Hikes On A Grand Canyon Rafting Trip Posted By : Wendy Rubicam

Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Rafting on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon is an incredible experience, but there is so much more to a whitewater rafting trip than shooting the rapids. The Canyon has amazing 'hidden' hikes, accessible only from the water's edge. Arizona River Runners offers Colorado River trips with seasoned guides who can take you exploring these incredible places where you experience the many hidden treasures of the Grand Canyon.

Kayaking San Juan Island Posted By : Michal Clark

Wed, 18 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400

Kayaking is the sport of water for those who want a little adventure on their next vacation. Kayak-type small-sized vessels, which is human powered, that is, passengers have to paddle a boat to get to their destination, and not just rely on engine power or wind. Kayaks are usually covered boat canoe-shaped, which also include spray skirt, which covers the passengers (rowers) were sitting in the cockpit. Kayak can accommodate one to three rowers in time.

White Water Rafting On The River Tay Scotland Posted By : Robert MacLaren

Tue, 27 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

With its serene and breathtaking scenery, the River Tay is 120 miles long, making it the longest Scottish river and a popular choice for white water rafting and kayaking. It is also famous for salmon fishing and wildlife spotting, particularly in the estuary where bottle nosed dolphins and seals can be seen.

5 Tips For A Successful Stag Weekend White Water Rafting Posted By : Robert MacLaren

Fri, 23 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

So, you're all set for an epic stag do. The lads have been invited, the accommodation is booked, the pubs and clubs are lined up, and the grand finale is a white water rafting trip. You are on course for some serious fun and adventure, but it's wise to be aware of the pitfalls which can put a dampener on the party.

Safety And White Water Rafting Posted By : Robert MacLaren

Tue, 06 Apr 2010 00:00:00 -0400

Although it is an adventure sport, rafting is safe as long as you are with an experienced guide and have the correct equipment. You should never underestimate the power of moving water, and hidden eddies and rocks add to the danger, but that is what makes white water rafting so exhilarating.

White Water Rafting Among The Best Stag Weekend Ideas Posted By : Robert MacLaren

Mon, 22 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

If you're tasked with organising a stag weekend that will please the entire group then you'll know how difficult a job it can be. Most of the best planned stag weekends consist of a few beers, a fun activity or outdoor sport and a great meal.

Take Me To The Rapids For Some White Water Rafting Posted By : Robert MacLaren

Fri, 19 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0400

White water rafting is a thrill seekers sport that nearly anyone can do, and it's also a great activity for teams.. You may imagine screaming down a river is for the certified but dread ye not, it's actually a good deal safer than it appears. Booking a rafting trip with a professional experienced, white water rafting company assures high standards of equipment and safety. They use reliable stiff inflatable boats (known as rafts) and issue crash helmets and life jackets for you. Training is also important and your instructor demonstrates the essentials of how to stay safe before you get in the raft, and remains with your for the whole trip.

Raft Building Steps and Techniques Posted By : Tauqeer Hassan

Tue, 09 Mar 2010 00:00:00 -0500

When walking through a nature trail near a river, one feels how much fun it would be to build a raft and then think that it is difficult to do. Actually, cutting tools are needed.

Going to Wisconsin for Whitewater Kayaking Posted By : Jillian Smith

Thu, 18 Feb 2010 00:00:00 -0500

The beautifully diverse state of Wisconsin is crossed with beautiful and scenic rivers frequented by both kayakers and canoeists, as well as those enjoying a day of tubing, rafting, or just relaxing on the river. With more than 40 rivers for kayaking and canoeing, it is no wonder the whitewater kayaking in Wisconsin is some of the best in the nation. This brief guide will cover some of the best whitewater kayaking spots in Wisconsin.

Beginners Class for River Rafting Adventurers Posted By : Jill Smi

Wed, 20 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Summer brings along with it the warm sun and glorious blue skies, outdoor activities and adventures. If you are one of those people who greatly enjoy the nature in all its beauty along with the adventurous sports it brings your way such as hiking, kayaking and camping in the wild then you are the right person for a river rafting adventure.

Preparing for the Excitement of Whitewater Kayaking Posted By : Jenny Styles

Tue, 19 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

Going on a whitewater kayak adventure can be fun, exciting, and exhilarating; however there are a few basics which you should acknowledge yourself with before even considering going on this sort of outing. For one, the whitewater kayak sport is incredibly gear intensive.

You Too Could Whitewater Raft Your Way Down The Chattooga River! Posted By : C W Skaggs

Fri, 08 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500

The 1972 American Thriller 'Deliverance' was filmed mainly around and on the Chattooga river; a river located in the NE corner of Georgia. Scenes of this film were also shot at the Mount Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery, however, this landmark now lies almost 300 feet beneath the surface of the Lake Jocassee, South Carolina.

Inflatable Kayak Review - The Best Cheap Kayaks Posted By : Jeremy Biberdorf

Fri, 24 Aug 2007 00:00:00 -0400

The fastest growing trend in the kayaking industry is clearly the use of inflatable kayaks. Today's technology makes these inflatable crafts more rugged and maneuverable, while remaining lightweight and portable. Even seasoned kayakers are gradually making the switch to inflatable kayaks.

White Water Rafting Adventure - 7 Tips For Taking The Ride Of Your Life Posted By : Priscilla Parham

Tue, 17 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0400

Ever wonder about jumping in with both feet and taking a whitewater rafting adventure? The beginner can have just as much fun and excitement as the seasoned expert. The following 7 tips will help get you safely prepared to take the ride of your life.

The Thrills and Spills of White Water Rafting in Christchurch, New Zealand Posted By : Rene Smith

Sun, 01 Jul 2007 00:00:00 -0400

Find out why New Zealand's South Island is the adventure sport capital of the world with an exhilarating first hand experience of white water rafting down the Rangitata River, found just outside of Christchurch. Going down the rapids is a truly awesome experience and one that you'll be raving to your friends about for weeks.

Whitewater Kayaking Safety Posted By : Lorna Goldsborough

Sun, 15 Apr 2007 00:00:00 -0400

Kayaking is on the rise, as it offers the best in outdoor activities full of thrills and spills. Chasing the spray meets much of today's need for exciting sports, but being responsible and knowing basic safety rules about kayaking can make the difference between a great trip and one where someone lands in an emergency situation.

Learning to Kiss the Rock or Buy a New Kayak Posted By : Nomad Rick

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400

Paddling a river is an immense joy because you get an intimate feel of the power of nature below you in the flowing water. Ah, but what if mother nature throws you a curve?

Getting In And Out Of Eddies When Kayaking Posted By : Nomad Rick

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400

If you are just getting into kayaking, you should know that eddies are your friend. No, eddie is not a person. It is a natural rest stop on a river. An eddie is relatively peaceful area of water in the middle of a current of water. How can this be? Well, you will find eddies behind obstacles in the current. A classic obstacle is your average boulder. As the water flows around the boulder, a slight reverse current is created behind the boulder.

Kayaking from One Side of the River to the Other Posted By : Nomad Rick

Wed, 14 Mar 2007 00:00:00 -0400

There you are standing on the shore. A hundred feet across the river on the other shore sit your buddies. And they have the food and beverages! How do you get across? Crossing a river with a decent flow can be a bit...err, unpleasant. The basic idea is to get from your side to the other side with the minimum amount of strain and distance going downstream. There are two ways to go about this - the accepted way and my way.

White Water Rafting Scotland Posted By : Peter Syme

Mon, 26 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500

White water rafting is fun, exciting, dangerous and now Scotland has placed itself firmly on the map as the place to do it. Since the early 1970s white water rafting has become a sport that has grown rapidly year on year. Places such as River Tummel in Scotland are now home to thousands of tourists and experienced rafters alike who take to the water each year.

A Guide to River Obstructions Posted By : Nomad Rick

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500

As you probably know, most rivers do not just flow unimpeded. There are obstructions that force the water to flow out and around them. When kayaking a river, obstructions are your friends.

Kayaking with the Flow Posted By : Nomad Rick

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500

If you are taking up kayaking, you need to become one with the flow. No, I am not talking about Star Wars. I am talking about the motion of the water in your river of choice.

Understanding River Rapid Classifications Posted By : Nomad Rick

Thu, 15 Feb 2007 00:00:00 -0500

There is something about rapids on a river that make people excited. Oh, yeah. I gotta try that! Before you hop into the river on a kayak, raft, canoe or branch, you need to take a minute to understand river classifications.