Monthly Archives: February 2015


Outstanding Rivers of New Zealand

What Do You Know About New Zealand's Outstanding Rivers? I have never encountered wind like it on a river trip. Luckily it was blowing either downstream, or across river. I struggled to keep my fully loaded gear raft going where I wanted it to. When the raft got sideways to the [...]

By | 2017-05-30T04:43:01+00:00 February 28th, 2015|Articles, Rafting|2 Comments

What difference does water flow make to a rafting experience

What is the Difference Between A High Water and A Low Water Rafting Experience? Ants and crew running the bottom drop in Foamy Rapid at high flows A question we are often asked is, how does a rafting trip at high water differ from one at low water? To answer this I thought [...]

By | 2017-06-12T02:49:30+00:00 February 17th, 2015|Articles|1 Comment

Survey results multi day adventure tours

What Was The Deal With The "C" Word Survey? The "C" word drags up all sorts of connotations - a quiet snigger here or a look of - "What, you are not going to talk about that word in a River Valley Newsletter are you?" Well we are going to go [...]

By | 2017-05-30T03:30:41+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Adventure Travel, Articles, Rafting|0 Comments