Archive | Ecuador Kayaking Trips


Three, Three, Three trips in one!

Jon demonstrating some advanced boofing techniques. Our 2012/2013 season started with a bang as we ran three trips simultaneously. I guess we needed to find a way to put all these guides to work and boy did we! Our staging area was awash with boats, gear, guides and guests with transport and drivers heading to […]

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Stoked on Ecuador! SWA is back baby.

Don punches the hole at “Darcy’s Rapid” on the Chingual River in Ecuador The Small World Adventures crew is fully assembled and ready for the 2012/2013 season.  Tarquino flew back in early October, Greg, Guy, Don and Darcy flew down on October 18th, Larry came the 21st, and Liam got in on November 6th.  We […]

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Can’t Wait to Get Back to Ecuador!

Chris T. Enjoying an “fluffy” run down the Oyacachi River Don and I leave in 6 days for Ecuador, and instead of packing, I’m blogging! After getting over the initial home-coming from the Grand Canyon and realizing that, “oh crap, we leave really soon and I have SO much to do,” I’m now super stoked […]

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Win a Jackson Zen October 1st!

Win a Jackson Zen on October 1st through Small World Adventure’s summer gear giveaway! You could be the proud owner of a brand new Jackson Zen on October 1st.  To enter, visit, scroll down the page to click the “win” link, fill out the form and you are good to go!  If you want […]

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Win a Werner Paddle on September 15th!

The entire SWA Team uses Werner paddles and we think you should too!  Don and Darcy dashing down bountiful boulder gardens.  Werners are good for “couples boofing” down the Papallacta!  That’s why we are giving one out on September 15th! We’ve found them to be the lightest, most durable paddles on the market and have […]

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Antisana, headwaters of the Quijos

Big Water, Steep Creeks, Jungle, Mountains, and Rain–What More Does A Kayaker Need?

Darcy running the confluence rapid on the Papallacta River Since April 15th, Don and my travels have taken us over innumerable miles and down many amazing and memorable rivers throughout Colorado, California, Washington, British Columbia, Alberta, Norway, Italy, France, Switzerland and Austria.  While we’ve had many wonderful experiences, one feeling continues to prevail—I miss Ecuador!  […]

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Kayaking in the Alps part Uno

  R Darcy dropping into to the 3rd drop of the 3 Stufes on the Medelser Rhein in Switzerland It has been very difficult to keep up with the blog here in the Alps. In these small villages we have been traveling through, the people are much more concerned with their stone architecture, their wine […]

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