We think there's nothing better than slipping into river time and returning to what is truly significant. It's very likely that you do too. Whether you are new to the sport of whitewater kayaking, interested in making plateau breakthroughs, or wanting an exceptional wilderness or international trip, join us in reaching your destination. You'll find our company encourages your progress and your confidence, and ensures that you'll have fun along the way. If this is what you're looking for, we look forward to paddling with you!
It is our goal to provide the best in whitewater guiding and instruction to groups and individuals. What sets us apart? Our experience. For over 30 years we've been teaching and guiding, and we love it! Our students will tell you that we individualize what we teach and how we guide to meet each persons needs.
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"Phil and Mary DeRiemer are two of the best known and most respected
kayak teachers in America."
- Outside Magazine
Very few companies can boast that one or both of the owners are on every offering that's listed. Our first ever exception is this year's May Owyhee trip which Ben Morton will lead. (Mary will be leading the Grand Canyon, and Phil chasing tortoise around the Mojave.) We like to say that we are small on size and huge on experience. We are actively involved in the teaching and guiding disciplines of our sport, contributing to the most current information in the field. We write articles and books, have co-written and are featured in many instructional DVDs, and every year we present various topics on the technical and mental side of our sport at the Whitewater Symposium. We are the leaders in the field. Come paddle with us!
" Phil and Mary are awesome instructors and guides. It's obvious that they love what they do. They have a great ability to share their technical wizardry and inspire. Anyone who paddles with them will come away a better boater. And, they are just fun to hang out with on the river!"
- Michael Aquilino, WA.