A Quick Guide to Rafting and Rowing Terminology

Whether you’re new to the sport of spend most of your rowing time alone, you’re likely in need of a terminology refresher. Below, we have defined some of the most important terms in rafting and rowing. Use these to tell your friends about a great day on the water or to communicate with other rafters…


Avoid Sunburn While on the Water

Nothing ruins a good day on the water like a bad sunburn. Whether you prefer whitewater or the tranquility of a placid lake, rowers and rafters are consistently outside and under the sun’s beating rays. Reflection from the water can make sunburns more intense, and the lack of shade and tree cover can make for…


Becoming a Stronger Rower Starts at the Gym

Sure, the gym is a perfect substitute for rainy, off-season days. However, there’s more to a gym membership than unlimited access to a rowing machine. Whether you’re preparing for a rowing season or trying to improve the strength of your pull, utilizing anaerobic exercises between rowing sessions can only help you improve. Below, we have…


You Don’t Have to Choose—Rowing is Great for Adventure and Exercise

Rowing in the Rocky Mountains and greater Colorado is a mesmerizing experience. Depending on your chosen body of water, the scenery flying by could be anything from sheer cliffs and steep peaks to forested areas and sandy banks. This fast-paced, team-centric sport is a great way to appreciate everything natural the state has to offer.…