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. We’ve partnered with New Headings to offer a simplified selection of gear made up mostly of items we’ve tested and depend upon ourselves.
Our online store includes 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, feminine hygiene on rafting trips, and our favorite Grand Canyon reading.
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 (example packing list) and ask why you need to bring a certain item if you don’t understand.
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