Summer 2018 at our home base in the Arlberg

And what a Summer it was! The weather was unbelievable, long hot sunny days with very little rain! While the higher tributaries were drying up, the Sanna was at a fantastic level giving us plenty of places to teach on, making some sweet moves and working on creeking techniques. The River Inn was just a dream to kayak with BIG waves, bouncy rapids and pretty much the river to ourselves made for some memorable days kayaking around our Home Base in the Arlberg Region.

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The third Spring of 2018

Our third Spring of the year was back home at our base in the Arlberg, Austria. The snow was melting fast, the sun was out and the nature in the valley was coming to life! We had a good base of snow from the Winter and it was now feeding the rivers. The Rosanna had great levels and the Spring melt on the Sanna saw us with a very unusual 3 weeks of constant high water!

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5 best places for kayaking in Europe

Just another advantage of our kayaking base in the west of Austria is the close proximity of some fantastic European kayaking destinations. We have kayaked and worked extensively in the following destinations and here are just a few reasons why we believe these are the among the best kayak holiday destinations in Europe.

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Steve Brooks
An Indian Summer

Our final trip of 2017 was with Tom on the Alaknanda and Ganges River.  It was mid-November and the mornings and evenings were getting chilly up in Shivanandi on the banks of the Alaknanda River.  However, the days were sunny and the whitewater was still good!

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Steve Brooks
Chile Videos

We have been working on and catching up with some video footage taken on our trips to Chile in 2016 and 2017. Check out our video footage...

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Steve Brooks
Kumaon Kayak Road Trip

After a few days of resting and chilling out in Rishikesh we decided on returning to the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. On our radar were a couple of rivers that we saw when driving over to the River Kali. So with Puran’s jeep loaded, Ute, Stanzin and myself headed up into the mountains, over a pass and finally down to the town of Bageshwar.

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Steve Brooks
Kali River and the Ganges

After finishing the Paddle Expo with Peak UK we packed up the Kayak School and headed to India. Our first trip was with Geoffrey and Seraina from Switzerland and we were heading to the Kali River to spend 5 days kayaking.

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Steve Brooks
Summer and Autumn 2017

The height of Summer gave us some fantastic weather with deep blue skies and long sunny days. Our courses were in full swing and it was great to be out on the river cooling down. We have an abundance of Classic Alpine rivers for every level of kayaker right by our home and base in the Arlberg Region of Austria.

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Steve Brooks
Austria Spring & Early Summer 2017

We arrived back home after a successful Kayak Adventure Trip to the Indian Himalayas with snow falling on the pass and a temperature plunge in the valley. The good news was that the rivers were up and our first course was about to start in the Alps.

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Diederik Gerbranda
Kayaking in Chile, part 3

Will had an amazing time running some classic waterfalls around the Pucon area and a sweet day kayaking the Palguin from top to bottom!

We were now heading back up to Santiago with a very rainy day on the madness that is the Rio Laja and a few laps on the Upper Nuble.

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Diederik Gerbranda