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Kayaking Safety Tips

Kayaking is a ton of fun and more accessible than most people realize. With reasonably priced rentals, virtually anyone can do it. But before you hit the wild waters, you need to know a few safety basics. Kayaking safety is straightforward and in many ways resembles generally hiking and camping safety. Know where you’re going, make sure someone else knows your plan and take the appropriate supplies to be safe in nature. That said, there are a few tips specific to the sport that can help you avoid trouble.

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Moab River Camping

If you’re planning a visit to the Moab area, you should seriously consider camping alongside the breathtaking Colorado River. The Colorado River has forged its way through the Moab area forming stunning canyons, and cliffs gleaming with red rock. Camping on the banks of the Colorado River surrounded by towering cliffs is another remarkable experience that Moab, Utah has to offer.

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Swiftwater Rescue Training

Canyon Voyages Adventure Company is hosting the Swiftwater Safety Institute for a Swiftwater Rescue Training class. Space is limited to 12 students. Lead instructor is Eric Riley of Swiftwater Safety Institute and assisted by Scott Solle from Canyon Voyages. This class is open to rescue professionals, river guides, and private boaters. Class fills up fast…

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MOAB – More than National Parks

Many visitors assume that Moab’s best scenery is located only in Arches and Canyonlands National Parks.  While these national treasures do contain unique geology and scenic vistas, you can take in equally dramatic landscapes and magnificent wonders in other areas surrounding Moab. Here are some roads-less-traveled suggestions to augment your Moab vacation. Lower Colorado River…

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