It’s hard not to fall for British Columbia, with its beaches, evergreen forests and mountains that plunge right into the azure waters of the Pacific Ocean. Tucked into the southwest corner of the mainland province is the Sunshine Coast, a 110-mile stretch of paradise that’s accessible by air or ferry service.View full article →
This past winter, we joined the fine folks of The Outbound Collective for their trip down the entire length of Baja in four old vans. When in search of sun and solitude in the most remote areas of Baja – you must be prepared and bring everything you could possibly need....plus some extra fun stuff, too.View full article →
Filmmaker and photographer Keely Kernan used a Coast XT to paddle the Mississippi River last year in an effort to make a film that explores the river, it's resources and the people that depend on them. Check out a preview and her ode to her Oru throughout this experience.View full article →
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Our community is comprised of hundreds of incredibly passionate paddlers from all over the world. We LOVE to follow the daily conversations and adventures shared, particularly on the Oru Kayak Owners page on Facebook. We reached out to three of these members and asked them to share a little bit about their story and journey with Oru Kayak.
By Dr. Eric Larsen
In my last blog post, we explored the paddling possibilities of several of Grand Teton National Park’s (GTNP) moraine lakes at the base of the Teton Range. Jenny, String, and Leigh lakes are fantastically beautiful and great padding destinations for you and your Oru, but if you’re like me your eyes will soon turn to the Snake River and its tributaries, the lifeblood of GTNP and Jackson Hole. Lake paddling is serene and peaceful, but the navigation of rivers is more a more complex undertaking and brings a certain level of interesting uncertainty as you work downstream contemplating the challenges around the next bend.View full article →
When Hall of Famer Jaimie Monohan reached out and asked if Oru Kayak would support her Guinness World Record attempt, it was a no-brainer. The challenge she faced was a daunting one, but her drive and resume of epic swims had us feeling like if anyone could do it, should could. After Jaimie successfully completed her expedition, we caught up with her to get an inside look at how things went down.View full article →