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Kayaking is a Mental Sport: The Power of Positive Thinking

Whitewater kayaking is a mental sport — plain and simple. Whether you’re scouting a rapid, or committing to a line, it is your mind that can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. In order to give yourself a mental boost when paddling, it’s important to first consider what exactly your thoughts are…

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How to Boat Scout

Have you ever found yourself on a river, walled in above a gorge, unable to get out of your boat, but needing to scout?  If you know the basics of boat scouting, you CAN scout the rapid, and pick your way through the gorge below. First things first, look ahead. As you are approaching the…

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Kayaking in Ecuador

Here at Sundance, the Northwest is definitely home. However, one thing about whitewater thrill seekers is the fact that we love to travel, especially for a bit of international whitewater. Our friends at Precision Kayaking run international custom kayaking trips in some pretty amazing places. Primarily, they run instructional and guided trips in Ecuador (though…

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Sundance’s first kayak school of 2011!

Welcome to another exciting season with Sundance Kayak School! Sundance is pleased to announce that we are officially open for business, launching our first school of the season, an 8 day beginner kayak school on the amazing Rogue River! With an above average snow pack, and Lost Creek Reservoir full to the brim, the Rogue…

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Paddleboarding Lessons on the Rogue River

Join Sundance Kayak School in being the first to offer group stand up paddleboarding lessons on the Rogue River. Balance and paddle your way through the recreation section while ‘getting your footing’ on the water. After building up an appetite, we’ll serve lunch riverside, giving you a break and a bit of ambition to tackle…

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Beginner Kayak Schools

For 2011, we’re offering an eight-day beginner/intermediate kayak school on the Rogue River. This is a great way to introduce yourself to the sport of whitewater kayaking and relax as you journey down the Rogue River. The first three days will be spent learning the basics of whitewater kayaking, complete with classroom sessions and plenty…

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