Whitewater Wonders

Gear Closet: 6 Recommendations for the River

From standup paddleboarding to fly fishing, we've got your aquatic adventures covered.

By Cindy Hirschfeld July 26, 2017 Published in the Midsummer/Fall 2017 issue of Aspen Sojourner

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1. The 11’3’’ Sport MSL inflatable paddleboard from Red is stiff and stable, and loves to glide. $1,529, redpaddleco.com

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2. Patagonia’s Ultralight Wading Boots for women are nimble in the river and sport sticky rubber soles. $189, patagonia.com

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3. Sip straight from the stream via Platypus’s squeezable Meta Bottle with integrated water filter. $50, platy.com

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4. The featherweight La Paz sun hoodie from Outdoor Research provides UPF 50+ sun protection. $85, outdoorresearch.com

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5. Tenkara’s portable, reel-less Mini Teton Rod enables fly-fishing at its purest and simplest. $199, tenkararodco.com

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6. For boating or fishing, the polarized lenses on Costa’s Tasman Sea sunnies provide top-notch clarity. $169–$249, costadelmar.com


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