White Water Rafting & Adventures Blog

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FAQs for First-Time Rafters

FAQs for First-Time Rafters

Rafting for the first time can be intimidating, with so many “unknowns”. But it’s also a wonderful opportunity to try something new and experience the magnificent outdoors from a different perspective. 

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Ask A Guide: Why Go On A River Trip?

Why You Should Consider a Rafting Trip for Your Next Adventure

Considering a white water rafting trip? Explore some expert advice below from ROW Founder and Owner, Peter Grubb, detailing just a few of the excellent reasons you might consider a river trip for your next adventure! 

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A Rafter's Guide to Whitewater Lingo

Whitewater Rafting Lingo 

When you embark on a rafting trip, it often feels as if you’re in a separate world. And you are! Swept away from the asphalt tributaries, the comforts of home and the cacophony of sounds resonating from urban living, you're instead riding life’s greatest highway: the river.

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A Typical Day on the River

Are you thinking of trying out this whitewater rafting thing, but aren’t sure what you’re really in for? No need to play through “what if?” scenarios—you can discover the many adventures you’ll have on a typical day of a river trip with ROW. So read on and share a day of river fun with us: every sight, smell, and incredible feeling. 

 

Keeping “Clean” on a River Trip

A five-day journey into the thought process of human cleanliness in the wilderness.

Pre Trip:Take a long shower! It'll be the last one for a few days. Better trim your nails too! Need a shave? This is the day to do it!

Day 1:

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Girls Guide to Getting Dirty on the River

For many women going without a your normal hygiene routine for five days is no big deal, for others the thought can cause night terrors and panic attacks. Here are some easy tips and tricks to help you feel like a river goddess on your next adventure.