March 17, 2019

River Gear

If you are in Durango, check out 4 Corners River Sports. The best sale of the year is the gear swap in the Spring. 4 Corners has great deals on rafts, paddleboards and kayaks. Link to us if you want to be listed!

At medium to high water, greater than 1500 cubic feet per second, the rapids can be intense and a guide is highly recommended for rafting the Animas River. At really low water, tubing the Animas River is the way to go.

Float the River or Lake on a tube

Float the River or Lake on a tube

Class 3 or Class 5 Life Jackets are good for the river

A comfortable life jacket lets you move your arms freely. One of our favorites is the Ninja by NRS

Class 3 or Class 5 Life Jackets are good for the river

A comfortable life jacket lets you move your arms freely. One of our favorites is the Ninja by NRS

Kayak the Animas or Paddle Around Lake Nighthorse

A sturdy paddle is important. If the paddle looks like it will break it probably will. Skirts are important if the water is rough and you plan on rolling your kayak

Kayak the Animas or Paddle Around Lake Nighthorse

A sturdy paddle is important. If the paddle looks like it will break it probably will. Skirts are important if the water is rough and if you plan on rolling your kayak

Kayak Skirts are important if you plan on rolling your kayak

If your just paddling on a lake, kayaking skirts are not necessary

Kayak Skirts are important if you plan on rolling your kayak

If your just paddling on a lake, kayaking skirts are not necessary

Rafts

Rafting can be intense in Durango. If you haven’t rowed a bunch, you will flip on the Lower Animas at high water. If you are passionate about rafting it is definitely worth buying a raft. NRS makes great rafts and most high-quality rafts years

Rafts

Rafting can be intense in Durango. If you haven’t rowed a bunch, you will flip on the Lower Animas at high water. If you are passionate about rafting it is definitely worth buying a raft. NRS makes great rafts and most high-quality rafts years

Other products from eBay that will make your days on the river amazing are paddle boards, blue tooth speakers, floating coolers, a Paco pad and a good hammock