Kayaking and Canoeing for the Whole Family

Family Week at the Madawaska Canoe Centre

The View from Above

Behind the scenes on an aerial mission to document Outlet Falls

Kayakers at the Great Falls of the Potomac

Pennsylvia photographer captures after-the-race bliss

Featured Content

The Jeff Allen Throw Tow Rescue System

04.15.2014

The Jeff Allen Throw Tow Rescue System is as tough and versatile as its namesake. The perfect tool to have on any sea kayaking voyage.

Going big at Santa Cruz PaddleFest

04.07.2014

Santa Cruz PaddleFest 2014 will go down in the history books as yet another year of Steamers Lane providing: classic big waves and quality beatings.

3D Kayak Engineering

04.04.2014

Charlotte, N.C.-based engineer Jim Smith’s off-season creation is unique. Smith, the 26-year-old force behind Grass Roots Engineering, claims to have crafted the world’s first 3D printed sea kayak.

The Odyssey Continues

04.04.2014

Chuck Graham pays tribute to the late ocean-sports pioneer Hobie Alter by reliving a chance journey turned epic, where a borrowed Hobie Odyssey is all that brought him back from a solo paddle in the Channel Islands National Park (around Santa Cruz and Santa Rosa) during a small-craft advisory.

Aleksander Doba: Florida or Bust

04.03.2014

Piotr Chmielinski reports from the three-masted sloop “The Spirit of Bermuda,” helping launch 67-year-old Polish adventurer Aleksander Doba on the final leg of his solo transatlantic kayak expedition from Portugal to Florida, which had been interrupted due to rudder failure on Feb. 13 and sidelined in Bermuda, Feb. 24, after 142 days at sea.

Exploring Caribou Country

04.01.2014

Exclusive photo essay “Long Time Gone” illustrates two friends’ summer journey through the wilds of Northwestern Ontario’s Woodland Caribou Provincial Park.

Lowepro Dryzone 200

04.01.2014

The Lowepro Dryzone 200 is the go-to camera backpack for expert photographers for a reason: it keeps the moneymaker safer than any other product around.

Pelican 1510 Case

04.01.2014

When water and impact protection are your top priority it’s hard to go wrong with Pelican’s durable hard-shell plastic cases—especially when space and weight are not the biggest concerns.

Watershed Chattooga Duffel

04.01.2014

The Watershed Chattooga duffel is one of the most versatile drybags on the market. This setup is ideal for almost any kayak—or canoe—based photo missions.

Dave and Amy Freeman Petition by Paddle

03.31.2014

The Freemans launched an environmental advocacy expedition from their Minnesota home to the White House to deliver a message opposing metals mines proposals,

Top Drybags for Precious Cargo

03.31.2014

C&K photo editor’s reviewed drybags he knew would keep his expensive cameras and lenses safe from the elements so he could get the shots you love most.

First Descent: Michoacán Episode 2

03.27.2014

In this second episode of First Descent: Michoacán the group is faced with a dangerous river obstacle and decide the risk is too great to endanger the members’ lives.

Demise of Railways is Bad News for Adventurers

03.26.2014

Passenger trains in northern Ontario are essential for paddlers looking to access some of the best wilderness paddling in the Midwest. The demise of railways will mean goodbye to these resources.

The Labrador Passage

03.25.2014

Peter Marshall—a winning member of the 2013 Canoe & Kayak Awards Expedition of the Year—is back at it again, planning a 50-day epic across Labrador. We go inside Marshall’s retro Labrador Passage expedition using a wooden canoe, canvas tent, hand-sewn apparel and hand-forged tools.

Mighty Mississippi vs The State

03.24.2014

How to save the Mississippi: hand carve Voyageur canoes, get people to the river, open their eyes and hearts to the country’s least appreciated wilderness.

5 WAYS … a paddling exchange can create change

03.21.2014

A Grand Canyon paddler discovers five ways that the Ríos to Rivers’ international student kayaking exchange works to spread the global message of river conservation on the paddles of the next generation.

Top Pants for Late Winter Paddling

03.20.2014

It’s easy to dress warm on the upper body, but lack of proper gear will always leave legs out in the cold. As the melt begins, it’s never too late to find the right winter paddling pants.

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