Annual Spring Equipment Sale

Sale date: April 20, 2024Spring Equipment Sale setup picture 2019.

“NEW” Sale hours: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m

Online registration is here!

Gear check-in: April 19, 2023, 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Gear pickup: 3:00 p.m. – If your items do not sell, you must retrieve them no later than 3:00 p.m. April 20, 2023, we will keep it as a donation.

Kayaking legend Rob Lesser started the original whitewater gear sale years ago. Meet us in the parking lot behind Cascade River Gear, located off Chinden Blvd. and 45th St. (down by the river). 

All quality outdoor gear will be accepted!

Rafts, kayaks, climbing gear, SUPs, canoes, mountain bikes, paddles, camping gear, skies, and more! This is Idaho’s largest outdoor gear swap!

Gear swap check-in starts on Friday, April  19, 2021, from 3:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., so check your stuff early to avoid the rush.

Idaho Whitewater Association membership and volunteer board members run this sale.

25% of sales $999 or less and/or 20% of sales $1000 or more will be donated to support river safety, river access, and legal representation to support Idaho rivers.

If you are a vendor and would like to host a booth or donate SWAG for our hourly games, email us today at

Schedule of Events

Gear registration: Use this link to register your gear.

Friday, April 19, 2024

  • 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. – On-site registration and gear check-in
  • 9:00 p.m. – Online Registration ends

Saturday, April 20, 2024

  • 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Last-minute check-ins for online pre-registered items ONLY
  • 10:00 am – 2:00 p.m. – Sale hours
  • Unsold items must be picked up by 3:00 p.m. – unclaimed items become the property of IWA.
  • Checks for sold items will be sent out in two weeks

Sellers Instructions and Helpful Information

Please observe the following to make it easy for you to buy and sell at the sale and make it easy on the volunteers working hard to make this sale possible.

  • Register to sell your items online ahead of time.  Register your gear here!
  • After Registering and listing your items, print your tags.
  • Attach tags securely to your items. Do not staple or place tape over the barcode.
  • If you cannot securely attach your tags, please bring your tags and two seller reports to the check-in, and a volunteer will help you.
  • Print 2 copies of your “Inventory Report” and bring one to the check-in.
  • If your item did not sell, find a volunteer to help you locate your gear and sign off so you can leave with it.
  • No item will be allowed to leave the sale area without a receipt.
  • If your item did sell, you will receive a check from us within two weeks.
  • All unsold items must be picked up by 3:00 p.m., or they will become the property of IWA.