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The Evolution of Kayaking, With Bruce Lessels

posted on by Jennifer West

How a person gets involved with something as exciting as whitewater can end up being an entertaining and interesting story. I interviewed Bruce Lessels, President of Zoar, to dive into how he got involved with the sport and how it has changed over the years.

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Things to do In-Between Your Adventures

posted on by Jennifer West

Planning a trip to Zoar Outdoor or the Berkshires? Save yourself the hassle of digging up information and check out the info below as we’ve got the low down on where to play and eat in the area.

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Five Glorious Reasons to Adventure with Dad

posted on by Jennifer West

If the fact that your Dad is your Dad isn’t enough of a reason to celebrate Father’s Day, we thought of a few more reasons to give your Pops a gift he won’t forget this year! We don’t just give a card and call it a day for our Fathers, we go all out, we give him adventure and we give him a noggin full of awesome memories he won’t soon forget.

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The Ratio

posted on by Katelyn Green

As I expected, the annual Moosefest near Old Forge, NY was a treat. The weather was bitterly cold, and it snowed both days, which just added to the fun of the whole event. There was certainly no question as to whether it was drysuit time. Both Saturday and Sunday I bundled up under my drysuit and zipped up. The resulting cold hands and face were well worth the incredible whitewater.

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Fall Festival Season

posted on by Ben Natusch

As a paddler, once the spring runoff has dried up and the creeks stop running, I start looking forward to fall.  Many of the dam controlled creeks in the northeast have scheduled releases in the fall and many also coincide with festivals.  Every year the fall creek season kicks off with Beaverfest, a 3 day creek festival in New York.  There are three sections of the Beaver all offering a little different challenge and the Raquette also releases this weekend.

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