Since 1974, Chota has been designing and distributing the highest quality gear for the real-world challenges of outdoor enthusiasts. When Chota founder Frank Bryant designs a piece of equipment, rest assured that it’s inventive and comfortable. He takes great pleasure in personally testing each and every item. Chota insists on the finest materials and craftsmanship to assure the highest standards of quality. Whether paddling your favorite stream or working on your perfect open loop, you will feel completely in control of the elements in your Chota gear. Every product is solidly backed with a no-nonsense warranty against defects.