With our combined 6+ decades guiding rafting trips throughout the world, we know that the difference between an enjoyable experience and a miserable one often comes down to what you bring. Our recommended gear contains items we’ve tested and depend upon ourselves. We have included mid-range and higher-end products for each category to set you up for success. For those looking for more information, we also have articles on choosing rafting footwear, what to wear rafting, and feminine hygiene on rafting trips.
When shopping, keep these three guidelines in mind:
- On the water can be a harsh environment particularly when in the desert like Grand Canyon. When it comes to rain gear, UPF clothing and footwear it pays to invest in higher quality products.
- Protecting yourself from the intense sun should be taken seriously.
- Be sure to read over your outfitter’s packing list and ask why you need to bring a certain item if you don’t understand.
If you have questions, give us a call!
Our packages include the basic gear and apparel you’ll need for your white water adventure! The cost is discounted compared with purchasing as individual items. All packages are filled through our partner New Headings.
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