Yosemite National Park

September 22, 2016

Road Tripping with Oru Kayaks

The first morning we rolled into The Valley we unloaded the kayaks and hit the trail for Mirror Lake (pets are allowed!).  It was high traffic - and people lost their minds when they saw that we were packing a feline friend.  People have a hard time getting over a cat on a leash.

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The Secret Joy of Type II Fun

September 16, 2016

Kayak Swimming Hole

It was 6 a.m. when Brandon made the announcement.

“There’s fog everywhere. You can’t see a damn thing,” he said, defeated. “We’re not going to be able to hike today.”

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Oru X Outessa at Kirkwood

September 14, 2016

Oru Kayak Paddling Classes Outessa

Sweaty. Dirty. Happy. Late nights, early mornings, lots of talks, walks and time on the water. An adventure filled weekend getaway in Kirkwood, CA with a bunch of other like-minded ladies. It couldn’t be more perfect.

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Exploring the Canadian Rockies

August 31, 2016

Paddling Jasper Park British Columbia

Picking your next travel destination is never an easy task when there's what seems to be an infinite number of places that are worth checking off your list. Sometimes, though, you can't resist going back somewhere to explore a little bit further than the first time.

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Shoshone Lake Kayaking

August 16, 2016

Underwater shot of Oru Kayak

Years before I moved to Wyoming, I read about Shoshone Lake and what it takes to get out there by boat. It’s a backcountry boating trip that many say is one of the best boating excursions in the U.S. Located inside Yellowstone, the first national park established in the U.S., Shoshone Lake has a rich history and was visited by some of the first settlers in the region in the early 1800’s.

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Kayaking Safety

August 15, 2016

Oru Kayak Safety Instructions

Some things are bigger than individual brands and more important than sales.

We want to give our sincere thanks and support to Water Sports Foundation Inc. and Canoe & Kayak Magazine for taking the time and investing the resources to create the following handbook on paddling safety. 

We encourage everyone to read through these important safety tips and to head the advice laid out within them. 

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