Our staff has over 50 combined years of paddling experience on multiple continents. Whether you are looking for an inflatable, a play boat, a SUP (stand-up paddleboard), river surf, or a raft package, we can help you make an informed selection.  Come visit our full retail sales shop or try out a boat out with our SUP, kayak, ducky and surfboard rentals.  We also carry Dynamic Discs for disc golf and climbing gear such as harnesses, ropes, helmets, shoes, chalk and more.


Erik D. – Co-Founder

Erik is the owner of both Montrose Kayak and Surf, as well as our sister store, Jagged Edge in Telluride, CO


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Bill G. – Co-Founder

“My profession is everyone else’s hobbies.” Bill is an avid skier, paddler, climber, and hiker.  With over 30 years of paddling experience, Bill knows the sport, the gear, and the local beta.


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Hollis B. – Manager

Hollis brings years of retail and surf experience to the MKS team.

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Camille C. – Assistant Manager

Our resident SUP expert will help you get on board and downriver.



Montrose Kayak and Surf is proud partners with Welcome Home Montrose. In thanks for their service we offer a 15% discount to all veterans.


No Barriers Week – Grand Opening of the Montrose Water Sports Park with members of Team River Runner.



-Intro to SUP at Taviwach Park

-SUP with Your Pup! offered by Covenant Keepers Dog Training Facility

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