Besides the 5 essentials, there are a few items that everyone should have in their gear bag.Whether you’re a whitewater kayaker, stand up paddler, sea kayaker or rafter, some pieces of gear should not be ignored. The Kokatat SunCore top falls into this category.
The Immersion Research Zephyr Splash Top is a high end splash jacket, available for a mid level price. It has features that are not usually found on entry level splash jackets, but a price tag that does not necessarily reflect it’s overall quality.
The Immersion Research Demshortz are the way to go if you are looking for some stylish river shorts that will last a long time.
The Sweet Shambala Neoprene Kayaking Shorts Review Boating shorts are boating shorts right? All board shorts are created equal? Well, not really… While there are plenty of great options for kayaking trunks, there are also some important features that often get overlooked when shopping for an item as simple as shorts. The Sweet Shambala’s are… View Article
The Sweet Protection Strutter and Shambala Product Reviews Sweet Protection has a reputation of delivering the finest sporting equipment in the world to their consumers. The company was founded in 2000, and and began building ski and snowboard helmets, that gained the attention of the worlds top snow sports athletes such as Terje Håkonsen. Ever… View Article
WilsonPac Hydration System by VestPac Review We just received our first WisonPac Hydration System by VestPac. As we stood in the CKS warehouse, and handed this unique piece of outdoor gear around to each staff member, we all thought of the daily occasions where the WilsonPac would come in handy. Basically, anytime that you want… View Article
The Immersion Research Union Suit-Reviewed by Leif Embertson Holly comfort batman, the IR Union suit is so warm and comfortable you’ll probably consider wearing it around the house or on your next backcountry ski trip after you get one, I know I sure do. The suit is made with medium weight fleece and has an… View Article
The Immersion Research Gertler Short Product Review The weather at 8,000 feet here in Buena Vista is finally beginning to feel like summer. With temps in the mid to high 80’s everyday, and warm nights, I decided that it was time to peruse the CKS warehouse and invest in some warm weather attire. I already… View Article
Immersion Research(IR) Guide Shorts This is where IR started, one sewing machine making shorts in 1997. They’ve come a long way since then, but never forgot the power of an awesome pair of shorts. The Guide Short series are their most versatile shorts, offering a comfortable yet durable polyester rip stop fabric, and the options… View Article