Costa Rica Paddling

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Costa Rica Paddling

Post by SandyO » Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:21 am

What is the best time of the year to go and I need some names of good outfitters.


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Re: Costa Rica Paddling

Post by Sir Adam » Thu Jan 19, 2017 3:00 am

I went with Esprit and hope to again. GREAT folks... and one of the few places that have canoes;)

There web site is a bit out of date (or cached on my computer):" onclick=";return false; but hopefully Jim or Martin will post up here.
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Re: Costa Rica Paddling

Post by keez » Thu Jan 19, 2017 1:10 pm

Second the vote for Esprit.
Jim runs a great operation down there.

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Re: Costa Rica Paddling

Post by C1NCR » Thu Jan 19, 2017 2:21 pm

November is great. December can be a bit thin but ok

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Re: Costa Rica Paddling

Post by FullGnarlzOC » Thu Jan 19, 2017 5:49 pm

Espirit - Jim puts a great trip together. May have gotten married due to Jim's excellent customer service while we were down there. What a trip it was. We went in January and had nice water.
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Re: Costa Rica Paddling

Post by canoewhitewater » Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:57 pm

Just got back January 7th from CR. Jim Coffee from esprit will show you a fantastic paddling vacation.

No matter what level boater you are, Jim is amazing at organizing everyone to suit your whitewater needs.

Blackfly optons,ion, Esquif ledges and c1s. If you get tired one day, jump on a slice or raft.

Food is good, you'll never go hungry. The drivers and gudes are top notch!

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Re: Costa Rica Paddling

Post by 2opnboat1 » Tue Jan 24, 2017 7:24 pm

Esprit is the only way to go. Been on a few of his trips and cant come up with any thing bad to say
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