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FarOut and GoRafting.com Collaborate to Offer Detailed Guides to the Best Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking

July 6, 2022

DENVER, CO (July 6, 2022) – FarOut, the leading creator of mobile app navigational guides for long-distance adventurers, and GoRafting.com, the originator of over 43 detailed whitewater guides, have teamed up to provide mobile access to the best whitewater rafting and kayaking guides in the U.S. and internationally. FarOut and GoRafting.com are a natural fit due to the detailed format of their guides.

“The GoRafting.com team is thrilled to partner with FarOut given their long-standing reputation for publishing comprehensive, quality guides,” said Matt Volpert, CEO of GoRafting.com. “The FarOut app has data rich waypoints and navigation, including photos, multiple view options, and waypoint commenting, which is ideal for disseminating the detailed information we provide in the GoRafting.com guides.”

“By partnering with GoRafting.com, FarOut can now expand beyond our trail guides to scenic rivers and beyond, providing our customers a more diverse outdoor adventure offering,” said Paul Bodnar, CEO of FarOut. “The GoRafting.com network includes detailed whitewater guides in 14 states in the United States and internationally, including Costa Rica, Chile, and Iceland. We’re excited for this opportunity to grow, and it has been a blast working with the team at GoRafting.com. We share the mission of creating the best guides out there.”

FarOut released the first GoRafting.com guide, Grand Canyon Whitewater Guide, in February 2022. To date, FarOut has released the following seven GoRafting.com whitewater guides which are part of the Whitewater Classics Bundle – 550 miles of river adventure:

  •       Río Futaleufú Whitewater Guide, Chile
  •       Grand Canyon Whitewater Guide, Colorado River in Arizona
  •       Kern River Whitewater Guide, California
  •       Middle Fork of the Salmon River Whitewater Guide, Idaho
  •       Upper Klamath Whitewater Guide, California & Oregon
  •       Wild & Scenic Rogue River Whitewater Guide, Oregon
  •       Nugget Section of the Rogue River Whitewater Guide, Oregon (free demo)

FarOut and GoRafting.com plan to release a dozen more whitewater rafting and kayaking guides in 2022, and will continue to curate and release guides moving forward.

About FarOut

FarOut, formerly known as Guthook Guides, is the leading creator of mobile app navigational guides for long-distance adventurers. Founders Paul Bodnar and Ryan Linn met while thru-hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 2010 and teamed up to launch their first product, “Guthook’s Guide to the Pacific Crest Trail” for iPhone in 2012. Today FarOut is the No. 1 app for long-distance hiking, biking, and paddling, with over 100 detailed guides around the world.FarOut is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, and is composed of a small team of experienced long-distance backpackers and hikers committed to partnering with trail organizations to create the highest quality navigational guides available. For more information, please visit https://faroutguides.com or email  hello@faroutguides.com.

About GoRafting.com

Launched in 2020, GoRafting.com writes detailed whitewater guides for rafting and kayaking enthusiasts. By pairing extensive professional guiding and expedition experience with help from industry partners, the GoRafting.com team has published modern guidebooks for 43 rivers across the globe.

Media Contact:

Cathy Herbstler, Cherb PR

cathy@cherbpr.com / 206.390.0531