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Nantahala River Release Schedule – Winter Update

For all the paddling addicts out there starting to fret about where to paddle now that it is November and we are not yet seeing much in the way of rain, the Nantahala River is your go-to! There is not a planned maintenance shut down until late February.  And while Duke Energy is not required… Continue reading Nantahala River Release Schedule – Winter Update

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Astral Hiyak

Astral Hiyak: AKA “The De-funkifier” This is Astral's view of a proper bootie. It offers ground conforming stability, excellent foot protection and insulation without neoprene. The result is a lighter, more durable and faster drying water boot with phenomenal gripping power. Because these shoes dry so quick they don’t hold in that funky odor, we have… Continue reading Astral Hiyak

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Thick Skin Union Suit

Thick Skin Union Suit: AKA “The United Front” The IR union suit is a unique one-piece cold weather base layer made with soft, heavyweight, stretchy, double sided polyester fleece. An innovative super stretch neoprene collar allows you to enter the suit via the neck opening, thus no zippers or closures. Mens union suits feature a… Continue reading Thick Skin Union Suit

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The Royale

The Royale: AKA “The Weekend Warrior” is the best class V spray skirt ever made. Big water chargers- this one’s for you.The foundation of the Royale is IR’s proprietary “fin” shaped rand designed to make maximum contact with the rim and resisting implosion to the very end. In addition to the rand shape, there are two sticky… Continue reading The Royale

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IR Neo-Lined Guide Shorts

IR Neo-Lined Guide Shorts: AKA “The Keep Your Cool”, Tight fitting  neoprene shorts can be a great thing if you’re sitting in cold water all day, but tight fitting neoprene shorts on their own? Not so great as they are prone to tearing and, well, they’re tight-fitting shorts that can be unflattering. Our answer is… Continue reading IR Neo-Lined Guide Shorts