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Founded by former Grand Canyon River Guide, Mark Thatcher in 1984 with a lot of inspiration and a little ingenuity Teva has evolved from its heritage collection of men's and women's sport sandals to include running and hiking shoes and sandals, deck sandals, flip-flops, casual shoes, and kids' shoes. Today's Tevas represent over 20 years of experience rooted deep in the canyons and rivers of the world. Teva is the original sport sandal and the future of outdoor footwear.

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O.A.R.S. is thrilled to partner with Klean Kanteen, a small, family-owned and -operated company in northern California that provides healthy, high quality, BPA-free products and accessories to promote and encourage health, sustainability and environmental awareness. Refilling and reusing your bottle, canister or tumbler instead of buying single-use keeps thousands of bottles, cups, and other items from entering the waste stream, our waterways, and our oceans. Just say no to plastic and yes to Kleen Kanteen!

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Established in 1938, Columbia Sportswear has over 70 years of experience making clothing and gear to help get you outside and keep you comfortable once you’re there.

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Founded in 1983, Cypress Grove Chevre is one of America's best known artisan goat cheese companies and makers of the iconic "Humboldt Fog." Discover the delectable and innovative range of fresh, aged, and ripened cheeses as they are perfectly paired with micro brews, premium wines and artfully blended into five-star epicurean offerings on O.A.R.S.' gourmet adventures.

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Native Eyewear makes polarized sunglasses for adventurers of all types with the vision to navigate any terrain in any type of sunlight. Featuring interchangeable polarized lenses, exceptional grip & comfort and ultra-light frame technology; Native sunglasses are the perfect companion for seeing the path ahead. Whether you’re approaching the mountain, the water, the trail or the asphalt, you’ll be ready. So go ahead—go Native.

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Formed in September 2000, Adventure Collection is an ten-member group of the world’s leading independent active travel companies. The members of Adventure Collection came together through a shared commitment of operating trips based on quality, experience, environmental responsibility and sustainable tourism. Each member specializes in ‘experiential’ travel, intimately connecting guests to the places, wildlife and cultures they visit.

leave.no.trace

O.A.R.S. is a proud partner of the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics. We share in, practice and support Leave No Trace skills and ethics and believe in the stewardship of America's public lands. Join us in our work to Leave No Trace by following these seven, simple principles:

  • Plan ahead and prepare
  • Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  • Dispose of waste properly
  • Leave what you find
  • Minimize campfire impacts
  • Respect wildlife
  • Be considerate of other visitors
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American Rivers is the leading conservation organization standing up for healthy rivers so communities can thrive. American Rivers protects and restores America’s rivers for the benefit of people, wildlife, and nature. Founded in 1973, American Rivers has more than 65,000 members and supporters, with offices in Washington, DC and nationwide.

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The mission of American Whitewater is to conserve and restore America's whitewater resources and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely.

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Information on rafting trips and white water rafting vacations throughout the US and the world.


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Outside Travel Awards 'Best Outfitter' Runner Up National Geographic Adventure Magazine - Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth As Featured On 50 Tours of a Lifetime - National Geographic Traveler Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservations Manager Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist 2007-2013 (River Rafting) Best of the Bay Area Winner

For consecutive years, O.A.R.S. has been named the "Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure and one of the top two outfitters in the world by Outside Magazine in its annual Active Travel Awards recognition program. In multiple years, O.A.R.S.trips have been honored as "50 Tours of a Lifetime" by National Geographic Traveler and since 2007, Condé Nast Traveler has recognized Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservation Manager and International Adventure Travel Consultant, as Condé Nast Traveler's standalone Top Travel Specialist in the River Rafting category.

Questions about trips or making reservations? Contact info@oars.com or call 800-346-6277 in the USA or Canada or 1-209-736-4677 if outside the USA or Canada.
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