Adventure Travel, Women Outdoors

Women Traveling Abroad: Tips for things that get overlooked

For women traveling abroad, there are a few cultural hitches that can make for awkward moments; nothing that should dissuade a female from embarking on an international trip, but if known ahead of time, can make traveling as a female a whole lot easier. Here are a few points that often are overlooked on the… Continue reading Women Traveling Abroad: Tips for things that get overlooked

Kids Outdoors, Women Outdoors

My Experience Being a Junior Kayak Instructor

by Olivia McGinnis I often go kayaking in Bryson City, North Carolina. There is a kayaking store called Endless River Adventures in Bryson City.  Endless River Adventures offers kayaking instruction, guided raft trips, unguided raft trips, and fly fishing instruction. They sell Wave Sport kayaks and kayaking gear. ERA is mostly run by a lady… Continue reading My Experience Being a Junior Kayak Instructor

Slalom, Women Outdoors

Ladies Day Out At the Collegiate Race Series National Championships

One of the favorite canoe & kayak downriver races is coming up!  The ACA Collegiate Race Series National Championships.  Colleges & Universities from across the country will show up on March 30th at the Tuckasegee River to compete in canoe and kayak downriver racing. What makes the event fun is that it is in both… Continue reading Ladies Day Out At the Collegiate Race Series National Championships

Kayak Technique / Skill Development, Women Outdoors

I Ain’t Skerd to Kayak!!

that's how we say it here in the south... the vision behind our I Ain't Skerd program is differentiating between "fear" and "anxiety." Fear is what keeps us from doing something that is way out of our ability, or just really stupid. Anxiety is what keeps us from doing something that we can do, but… Continue reading I Ain’t Skerd to Kayak!!

Kids Outdoors, Women Outdoors

Rowan Stuart: ERA Junior Instructor

We would like to introduce you to Rowan Stuart: junior member of the ERA team! In reality, Rowan is a junior junior team member as we already have several juniors on our team. We look to the junior junior position as a way to help encourage a young paddler who fits the following criteria: 1.… Continue reading Rowan Stuart: ERA Junior Instructor