Five Ten Footwear, founded in 1985, has long been known for making high quality and innovative outdoor shoes. Utilizing their Stealth Rubber compounds, Five Ten shoes are extremely grippy and excel in a wide variety of applications... The post Five.Ten Eddy and Eddy Pro Water Shoes appeared first on Alder Creek.
Five Ten Footwear, founded in 1985, has long been known for making high quality and innovative outdoor shoes. Utilizing their Stealth Rubber compounds, Five Ten shoes are extremely grippy and excel in a wide variety of applications: from hiking and rock climbing, to mountain biking and (maybe most importantly) watersports. The brand had […]
The 2017 Alder Creek Program Calendar has been out but… Here is what is happening coming up SOON: At Alder Creek we strive to offer the very best whitewater coaching available to local and international paddlers looking to become more precise, confident, and have more FUN on the river at every level! Check out what […]
Ridgefield Kayak, in Ridgefield, WA, opens for the 2017 on Saturday, April 1st! NO JOKE! Spring is here, and it's time to go paddle! Rentals, Tours, and Classes! Get info about Rentals: http://aldercreek.com/about-us/locations/ridgefield-kayak-rentals/ Get info about Classes and Tours: http://aldercreek.com/ridgefield-programs/
NEW and USED boats have been marked down! Spring is knocking on your door…. NEW Kayak Pro Zazzu (Tandem) $4890 $2999 Kayak Pro Marlin $3700 $2299 Kayak Pro Namu (medium) $2370 $1499 Kayak Pro Namu (large) $2370 $1499 Current Designs Equinox GT $3499 $2799 Sterling Illusion $5050 $4040 Stellar S12 Advantage $2030 $1599 Stellar S14 […]
We had plenty of white stuff outside of the shop last week, so Meloy, Andrew, and Brent snuck outside for a quick "off the clock" sledding adventure. Or should we call it snow yaking? Stand Up Powing? Don't worry, we are still answering the phones! Camera- Andrew, Brent Edit- Brent
Not only can you surprise your spouse with a brand new kayak, but you can also bring the coolest grab bag and white elephant gifts! Let us help make the rest of your holiday shopping a little bit easier! Check out our GIFT GUIDE: http://aldercreek.com/shop/holiday-gift-ideas/
Well here ya' go! The Mullet is all business up front with plenty of rocker, and volume in the bow to boof, ender, and surge up and over obstructions, which also means plenty of foot room for you big ole boys. The low volume stern says ready to party. Squirt, splat, blast, and surf just about any feature as you slice your way down the river. Like it's cousin, the Braaap, the Mullet adopted its hul...
Friday night at this years Lumpy Waters Kayak Symposium the Coast Guard came out and showed us how to use various flares. All the proper authorities were notified and away we went. Parachute flares, smoke, hand held and any kind you can think of was fired off. Come join us next year for all the fun! http://www.lumpywaters.com Camera/Edit: Chris Bensch @bensch___
Learn to expedition paddle. Experience the beautiful San Juan Islands while paddling for 5 days by single kayak. Learn how to use tides and currents and navigate from camp to camp while paddling 5 to 15 miles per day. On the San Juan 5 day kayak expedition you are challenged to rise to a new level of kayaking expertise. Navigation, efficient boat packing, group management, boat control, paddle ...
Explore local islands, traveling by kayak, while taking advantage of tidal currents. We supply all the food and cooking duties, all you have to do is set up your tent once at base camp. We do daily paddles to explore the islands and local community. Distance touring of 4- 10 miles of paddling per day. (more is available during evening paddling) Start to develop the tools needed to complete a mult...
Part way along the inside passage the tides form rapids and waves as they ebb and flow. For a few skilled athletes these are a playground. Check out Chris Bensch take advantage of one of these flows on the wild B.C. inter coastal way. Camera: Jaime Sharp @jaimesharp_adventures Edit/paddler: Chris Bensch @bensch___ Music: @cloudjumper
We now have Liquid Logic Kayaks in-stock! Come demo one or just come by and scoop up a good deal! 60 Gallons 8'11"x24.5" Paddler weight 100-220lbs
Lumpy is a three day celebration of sea kayaking! With coaching aimed at advanced beginners, early intermediates, and advanced level paddlers, Lumpy provides an unparalleled opportunity to improve your skills on the beautiful Oregon Coast. Top coaches come from all over the world, making Lumpy Waters the premiere instructional destination for dynamic ocean paddling. Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe pres...
Check out Alder Creek's 2017 classes and tours for Sea Kayaking! Including new offerings such as Canoeing River Currents, First Saturday Tour, and Oregon Wine Kayak Tour, as well as old favorites like Lumpy Waters, Basic Skills Classes, and San Juan trips. Its looking like another Great year!
Check out Alder Creek's 2017 class and tour schedule! Including new classes such as Learn to White Water Kayak and Canoeing River Currents, the re-vamped Tipping Without Flipping class, and old favorites like the Full Immersion Series, River Boating with Style, and White Water Safety and Rescue Training! Join us for what is going to be an amazing year!
An easy to follow, step by step guide to building a Greenland Balance Bench for training the core muscles used to balance in a kayak.
The staff at Alder Creek took a multi day camping trip down the scenic section of the Rogue River in Southwestern Oregon. Using rafts, IKs, and white water boats, we paddled 38 miles through the Oregon wilderness from Alameda Park to Foster Bar.
Immerson Research Klingon Sprayskirt Review by Ethan Boswell I recently decided that I needed a new spray skirt. There aren’t too many options on the market, but I had been impressed by the designs coming out of Immersion Research. To my eyes, it seemed as though IR was the only brand innovating in the skirt […]
An account of 12 old friends and their trip down the Kobuk River in Alaska, fishing, navigating rapids, and having a great time.
See the topic schedule for our Free Winter Community Clinics. Learn how to dress for cold weather paddling, how to plan your perfect trip. essentials of white water "beatering", and community favorite Dutch Oven Cooking!!!
Alder Creek’s 2016 Lumpy Waters Sea Kayak Symposium was a great success! A huge thanks go out to our participants and coaches for traveling far and wide to Pacific City, OR this year! This Lumpy might have been our best yet. Of course we have to thank our incredible sponsors for their support as well! Check […]
A list of all our used boats for the 2016 Fall Sale.
The First Oregon Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament Series On August 27th the Oregon Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament Series wrapped up its first season. Alder Creeks very own anglers just happened to be there the whole way! Given the first year of the series just three tournaments were held on three different bodies of water over this past […]
The 25th Annual Fall SALE & Community Gear Swap kicks off on Saturday, September 24th! Here’s what you need to know: 25th Annual Fall SALE Saturday, September 24th Doors open at 8am for Used Boat Preview Used Boat sales begin at 9am, lottery style- Get your name in the hat before 9am to get first […]
Lumpy Waters Symposium October 7-9 The 8th Lumpy Waters Sea Kayak Symposium www.lumpywaters.com From its first inception The Lumpy Waters Symposium has been a premiere sea kayaking symposium due to its spectacular venues and world renowned coaching staff. The 8th year for the event is no exception! The event offers a student centered experience that […]