4th Annual Peshtigo River Festival
Back By Popular Demand!
Mark your calendars for April 26-28th – Fun for beginner AND advanced paddlers!!!
Check out our video from Pesh Fest 2017
Friday or Saturday – Meet at Kosir’s Rapid Rafts campground at the designated group sites. Let them know you are with NOW Outdoors. Hammocks and tents welcome but hammock spots are limited. You can arrive anytime on Friday or Saturday. Just set up camp and hang out with everyone.
Saturday – All Day Fun: Guided raft/kayak trips, Live music, raffle, outdoor tent and cookout hosted by Rapids Resort, Peshtigo Race and PARTY ALL NITE LONG – DJ, drink specials and more!
Sunday – We will head out onto the river as a group at 10am for a guided run on the Peshtigo River. The Peshtigo will feature a wide range of river obstacles from rocky shallows to big drops. This is the longest stretch of continuous whitewater in the Midwest!
Registration – Due April 19th (I need an accurate headcount to book enough sites for the group)
AS ALWAYS – I will send you a full recommended gear list once your payment has been received.
*Advanced paddlers, The Pesh Fest Race! will begin at 1:00PM on Saturday April 27th. Ask for details if you want to get in on the action!
Times subject to change
$60 Fee covers:
• Guided kayaking/rafting on the Peshtigo
• Wet Suits and Booties
• Life vests, helmets, and paddles
• Camping Friday-Sunday
• Photos of everyone paddling the biggest rapids
How to Register – Paypal address www.paypal.me/nickofthewoods/60
Checks and cash are also accepted.
If you have any questions or concerns, send us a message!
Nick Gordon, Wilderness EMT, is the owner and lead instructor for NOW Outdoors LLC. He teaches more than a dozen wilderness adventure courses for UW-Milwaukee and teaches for the SOLO School of Wilderness Medicine. Since 2009, Nick has been teaching and guiding wilderness adventure, medicine, and survival courses throughout the Midwest and abroad including Nepal, Canada, Peru, and deep in the Amazon Jungle.