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Trick your cooler out for great days on the water.


Everything you want, nothing you don’t. Build your adventure with the Core Series.


Give your pup the gear to stay safe and comfortable.


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Orion Coolers

Orion Core 25


orion core series 35 quart cooler

Orion Coolers

Orion Core 35


Orion Core 45 quart cooler

Orion Coolers

Orion Core 45


Orion Core 65 quart cooler

Orion Coolers

Orion Core 65


orion core 85 quart cooler white

Orion Coolers

Orion Core 85


orion cooler pads, original logo

Orion Core Accessory

Orion Cooler Pads

$59.99 - $99.99

Orion Core Accessory

Gear Track For Orion Core 25 & 45


Orion Core Accessory

Gear Track For Orion Core 35


Orion Core Accessory

Gear Track For Orion Core 65 & 85


Orion Core Accessory

Orion Cooler STAR Logo Pads

$59.99 - $99.99

Orion Kennels

Orion Kennels AD1


Orion Kennels

Orion Kennels AD2


Orion Kennels

Orion Kennels AD3


Orion Kennels

Orion Kennels AD4


The Best Berner-Oberland Biathlon

Ah, Spring! We wait for it all year. No matter what’s going on in the world, like for example a pandemic, the eruption of Spring energy, joy of flowers blooming, birds singing, animals jumping around their pastures and warm sunshine, lure us outside to soak up this...

“This Boat is Fun Even on Small water”

Submitted by Jack Newland What's up guys, I was down at one of my local spots the other weekend. Nothing huge just good fun class 2, with clear drinkable water. It's actually one of my favourite spots to hang out over summer. I decided to take my Nirvana out for a...

Lower Salmon Trip Report

In our first quarter at World Class Academy, we were lucky enough to receive a permit for the Lower Salmon. The Lower Salmon consists of 60 miles of a pristine river, weaving in and out of deep gorges. It wasn’t the most challenging section of river as it consisted of...

Packing for a Raft Supported Grand Canyon Trip

There are many lists online to guide packing for a Grand Canyon river trip. The packing list I provide is aimed to help those packing for a trip during the warm/hot months. Our trip was from August – September and a mix of kayakers and rafts. Temperatures exceeded 100...

The struggles of being DEAF for over 5 months and HOW TO AVOID it

I’m sure most of you have heard about surfer’s ear and that you should wear earplugs when kayaking or doing any watersports for that matter. Like me, you probably disregarded most of the comments and continued enjoying your time on the water without protection. Well,...

ACA River Kayak Committee

Since January 2018, I have been fortunate to be a member of the American Canoe Association (ACA) River Kayak Discipline Committee. Prior to being on this committee, I served as an ACA State Director of South Carolina, ACA Director of North Carolina, and then as a...

Core Fitness for Kayaking | How to Get Your Core All Fired Up!

Depending on where you are and what your opportunities are to get outside, you may or may not be using your core on a regular basis, but no doubt everyone wants to be in the best shape possible to take advantage of paddling as soon as it is possible. To that end, I...

Working from Home | A Kayakers Guide

Over the past few weeks I have had a number of discussions on working from home with friends that are accustom to going to an office every day, and are now trying to transition to a new reality. That transition can actually be a bit of a challenge, so I figured it was...

Navigating the Corona Quarantine 2020 | Dr. Jessie Stone

Well here we are, Juerg and myself, in self quarantine at home in Switzerland after being infected by one of Juerg’s guiding clients. Today is day 9 of quarantine, things are going well. Switzerland went on lock down 1 week ago and all non-essential businesses shut...

6 Reasons To Always Travel With Your Kayak

6 Reasons To Always Travel With Your Kayak As a family that is known more for our travelling excursions than anything else, it is funny to know that kayaking was the catalyst for our travels. Truth is we haven’t been shy in exclaiming to the world that kayaking...



Perfect for a wide variety of applications and storage needs, the Orion cooler is versatile and well-suited to everything from day trips, rafting trips, deep sea fishing, kayak fishing, week long hunts, cottage use. These coolers are laden with features like gear tracks, bottle openers, reinforced corners, tie down points, and a standing pad.  Whether by canoe, truck, motor boat or RV, our coolers are super-portable.




Bring us your spaniels, your corgis and your beagles, your dobermans and more! We’ll give your best pal a comfortable place to ride and provide you an intelligent  piece of equipment that makes traveling together a breeze. Handle and tie-down system offers multiple grab points to carry and move your kennel, and the smartest and safest design for strapping in your companion. Cup holders and recessed storage on top and bomber construction make all our kennels handy workstations, a step stool or an extra seat around the campfire.  No other kennel has thought more about taking care of you and your best friend. Or makes it easier to #BringYourDog.


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