Engaging Your Children in Nature

Almost every Mom or Dad intuitively knows what scientists and education specialists constantly seek to prove. A child that plays and engages in nature tends to be more physically fit, more mentally stable, less stressed, more self-disciplined and more creative. (National Learning Initiative.) However, in this “techno” driven, fast paced, Read more…

Shenandoah National Park

Shenandoah National Park is one of a handful national parks on the east coast. The park is located in western Virginia in the Appalachian Mountains making it central to everything; a couple hours from Washington D.C. and six hours from Greenville, SC. The park, though smaller than others, boasts a Read more…

Boat of the Year: Dagger Stratos

Gear choice of the year for all water lovers, according to Outside Magazine (and us, of course), goes to the Dagger Stratos. Known for its great tracking capability and cutting through large bodies of water, the Stratos falls into a category fit for all. Below is a snippet of Outside Magazines Read more…

Black Balsam and Star Shows

Black Balsam Knob under the Perseid Meteor Shower Every year in August, Earth crosses paths with a trail of debris from an ancient comet, creating the Perseid Meteor Shower. On its peak nights, you can usually see 50 to 80 meteors an hour from anywhere in the country. Watching the Read more…

New Dagger Nomad

With the warm weather rolling in, adventure is calling out our names. Here at Sunrift Adventures, paddling is one of our first loves, and as the summer season is arriving we are loving the New Nomad from Dagger. Below we have a quick and informative review from a good friend Read more…

2015 Jackson Zen Medium Review

2015 Jackson Zen Review By Ethan Talley                 Here at Sunrift, we are fortunate to have a handful of paddlers on staff to help identify the best boats and products to help the customer get out on the water no matter the adventure.  Recently, we were fortunate to get the Read more…

Chattooga River Section III

Jared from Sunrift’s boat shop paddling yet another Southeastern Classic on the Chattooga River! If you’re interested in checking out these rivers for yourself, come chat with us in the boat shop for insider tips and information.