Image Via: Ryan Creary 3 rules for whitewater paddling Explore Magazine Apr 3, 2014 Explore the USA > Skills Credit: Ryan Creary 1. Don’t give the current anything to grab. Lean downstream when crossing current to keep your upstream edge high and dry. 2. Your head should (must) be the last thing to leave the water when rolling a boat upright. 3. When you swim, stay upriver of your boat and keep your feet high and away from the river bottom. Share Tweet Share Share Pin Share Tweet More Share Share Pin Plan your next great adventure with explore! Off the beaten path locations, tips and tricks, interviews with intrepid explorers and more. Plan your next great adventure Top Secret Outdoor Adventure Locations How-to Videos & Articles Interviews with Known Explorers Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter 5 Outdoor Adventures You Shouldn't Miss in Monterey County Head to sunny Cali for an outdoor adventure along the coast 5 Reasons You Should Visit Park City, Utah This Winter Park City, Utah—a ski town steeped in history. Home to two awesome resorts, the best snow on Earth and a... New Year, New Outdoor Adventure Goals (and how to stick to them) Skip the gym and diet - choose outdoor adventures as your New Years resolution! Go Here: Hiking the Triple Crown of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia Why climb one awesome peak when you can just as easily (or not so easily) tackle three? Hiking the Syncline Loop Trail in Canyonlands National Park, Utah One of the showpieces of this area is the massive Upheaval Dome, which the Syncline Loop Trail traces on its... Hiking the Rising Sun Trail in Solstice Canyon, California A favorite escape for hikers of all levels due to its manageable challenge and scenic swathe of land.