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4-Day Woman’s Holistic Kayak Instruction Class

Women learn differently than men. As a female kayaker I have benefited from both male and female influence but some of the most significant moments in my learning processes have been with Women. Sundance Kayak School offers an all-women kayak workshop through our partnership with California Women’s Watersport Collective. California Collective is a group that began with…

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Sundance is Celebrating 45 Years in Business, Check out our offerings in 2018!

  Starting back in 1973, Sundance Kayak is Proud to announce its 45th Anniversary! Through the years Sundance has evolved but we still maintain our welcoming, family like atmosphere. Here are a list of the 2018 offerings: Introductory 2-Day Class  http://www.sundancekayak.com/intro-whitewater-kayaking Beginner 4-Day Class http://www.sundancekayak.com/beginner-kayak-schools Women’s Holistic Kayak Clinic  http://www.sundancekayak.com/4-day-womens-whitewater-kayaking-clinic Redwood Sampler Intermediate Kayak Instruction  http://www.sundancekayak.com/redwood-coast-sampler…

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Redwood Coast Sampler Intermediate Kayak Instruction

Have you been dreaming of an unforgettable adventure? Maybe a Stay-cation? Sundance Kayak wants to help you build a memory that will last a lifetime! Why not join us? Refine and develop skills as a whitewater kayaker. We have the perfect river for you! The Smith River Breathtakingly beautiful, the Smith River flows crystal clear…

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Liz’s Beginner Kayak School Experience – Part 1

My Sundance Kayak School experience was an incredible adventure from start to finish. This past August I made the trip out west to immerse myself in Sundance’s 9-day Beginner Kayak School on the warm and sunny Rogue River. By the time we got off the river on the last day, I knew I’d found a…

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How to Choose the Right Run

One of the most liberating draws of kayaking is honest, gritty exploration.  Once you have your gear and appropriate skills, the world of rivers opens up to you, calls you and invites you to play.  These opportunities are endless, you don’t need a lift ticket and there’s always enough fresh lines for everyone. If you…

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Cold Water Paddling

Loud Music Will Hurt Your Ears! Yes Mom…..

I know everyone of us has heard that from their Mom. We, for the most part, ignored them because our hearing came back after the concert a day or two later. It’s OK, right? Then as you get older you notice the change and maybe your Mother was right.  But you ignored her. But now…

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ACA Instructor Trainer Conference

2015 Year in Review

First off, THANK YOU all for your support in 2015. Whether you were on the river with us or simply sent good vibes our way, we appreciate you and we wouldn’t be here without your support! Thank you! Here are a few highlights from 2015: Redwood Coast Sampler Sundance partnered with Potomac River Outfitters to…

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North Fork Smith River Sundance Kayak School

Welcome Lips!

Sundance Kayak School is proud to introduce the newest member of it’s family. Lips, the giant short bus! The History of Lips The Rogue River is rich with legends. Spoken in hushed tones while floating through the Rogue’s deep canyons, and around the campfire, you might hear tales of an ancient beast that roams the…

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Aaron Blau First Descents Photographer

Aaron Blau’s Sundance Experience

We were fortunate enough to meet kayaker and photographer, Aaron Blau, from Denver, Colorado. Aaron (or Blah! as we came to know him) volunteered a week of his time to First Descents as a photographer for one of our kayak camps on the Rogue River. Here’s a little write-up Blah sent us about his Sundance…

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Debris Removal South Fork Smith River

Smith River Clean Up

Giving Back to the Smith River Every year the Smith River Alliance organizes a clean up of the Smith River National Recreation Area. This is no small task. Tires, mattresses, a water heater and lots of trash were removed during this years effort with over 40 volunteers. Seeing as the Smith River is my all time…

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