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Whitewater Sports During the Drought

posted on by Jennifer West

This summer's weather in the Northeast has been gorgeous if you've been hanging out on a beach or by the water, but all those sunny days have put us in a drought with year to date rainfall totals dipping as low as 8 to 10 inches below normal. 

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Werner Double Diamond Review

posted on by Elaine Campbell

Why I love my Werner Double Diamond

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Hiking Near Zoar Outdoor

posted on by Office Staff

Sometimes you need to get away from the suburbs or the city and just relax with nature. When hiking, you don't have to listen to cars, neighbors working outside or loud conversations. It's quiet and peaceful. If you pass by other hikers, say hello, because most of them are very friendly. No matter where you are in the Deerfield Valley, there are beautiful hiking trails just a short car ride away. Trails range from easy family hiking trails to ones that will push someone all the way up the trail until they reached the summit.

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Real Men (And Women) Wear Skirts

posted on by Jim Sullivan

The benefits of upgrading your skirt mean better implosion resistance and a drier boat. Consider the difficulty of whitewater that you’ll be doing as well as how often you’ll be boating to decide whether or not a higher performing skirt may be right for you. Zoar carries Snapdragon Designs skirts to fit every boat and paddler.

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A Paddler's Connection to the Water

posted on by Jim Sullivan

Once you’ve made up your mind on the material that best suits your paddling ability and how big of an investment you’d like to make, there’s other considerations when choosing your perfect paddle, and perhaps the biggest debate over paddles in general. Straight shaft or bent shaft? What’s the real difference?

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