One of the most common questions we get from guests who have just finished reviewing the packing guide in our Trip Packets is, “Wait… why do I need rain gear?”
Most people figure if they’re going rafting on a river wetness is part of the package. They aren’t wrong. But, here are 3 reasons we strongly recommend you bring the gear anyway.
SHADE: Yesterday that hot sun beat down on you all day—in fact, you’re a little sunburned. But today, it’s been over an hour since you had more than a few seconds of sunshine, and you’re noticing the goosebumps rising, especially when you get sprayed a bit. Rain gear will keep those chills at bay until you reach a sunnier stretch.
MORNING: You wake up in camp, stumble from your cot, get a cup of coffee, and you notice it’s a little chilly. That warm coffee feels kind of [...]