Getting set to stand up paddle board on an alpine lake
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Northwest River Supplies was born in 1972 when an idealistic college professor (and avid river runner) outfitted water-based experiences with, well, outfitter-grade gear & clothing. Located in small-town Moscow, Idaho and 100% employee owned, NRS is also, and always will be, committed to the stewardship of clean, healthy waters.

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About to put in on a remote alpine river with the N R S Thrive inflatable stand up paddle board

NRS: Driven by Ultimate Utility design

Since building the first purpose-built dry bag for paddlers in 1972, the NRS name has stood for rugged, reliable gear and clothing that's designed and built to the standards of water outfitters and guides. You can trust that each piece of NRS gear combines the durable functionality those professionals require with the technical sophistication that avid enthusiasts demand.

Inflatable NRS Thrive stand-up paddle board bundles

The one board you'll need for touring, fitness paddling and light river running.

The world's your oyster

The board, high-pressure pump, interchangeable fins, leash, dry bag, repair kit and more all fit into their own stow‑and‑go backpack.

No boundaries

Seriously. Go anywhere. Inflates to 20 PSI for performance. Axis Technology stiffener adds efficiency, not weight (and it's still easy to roll up).

Not a one-and-done

Yes, it's an inflatable, but the Thrive also features durable double-sidewall construction and abrasion-resistant construction for endless adventures.