C&K Contributing Photographer Darin McQuoid provides a visual journey back to the scenic Mediterranean island cradle of creekboating in this photo flipbook and story from our August 2013 issue installment of ‘Dirtbag Diaries,’ tracking a spring kayak trip from Slovenia to the island of Corsica.
In a heartwarming moment of wild animal encounters, a paddling Samaritan picked up an exhausted northern hawk owl from the frigid Lake Tuusula in Finland. Local Pentti Taskinen placed him on the bow of the boat and paddled him over to the safety of land, where the young owl rested for a while before flying […]
Drysuit prices out of range? Consider classic-budget winter gear for cold-weather insulation. Ben and Willy Dinsdale talk about wetsuit-drytop combinations.
“What need of details? Miles in a voyage are of no more a count than years in a life: they may be filled with a common place. Men live by events and so they paddle.” Quote found in “Canoeing circa 1888″ from Athletics and Manly Sports by John Boyle O’Reilly found in Titcomb Cabin. A […]
And then I come upon a ratty old battleship gray and black wooden cabin cruiser with a man drinking an orange concoction straight out of a handle of liquor. “Beautiful day for a paddle, eh?” I say. “Where are you coming from?” says the sinewy man with long brown hair, red bandana, and a tinge […]
Inspired by some stories he read, Tom Hurley decided to paddle and create an E-book guidebook on pub crawling on the Thames.
A source-to-sea misadventure on the Thames
We’d planned to camp, but a nagging afternoon drizzle has left the three of us bone-chilled and tired. The crackling fireplace of The Rose Revived, a small 16th century riverfront pub and inn, draws us inside and holds us there. That night we sleep between sheets, as a steady rain pounds the Rose’s windowpanes. The […]
A source-to-sea misadventure during a pub crawl on the Thames
Take three days to do a Grand Canyon trip. Can a team of guys paddle the full stretch of the Colorado River in half a week?
With autumn in full swing, there are so many places where people can go paddling in New England. The Connecticut river is one of them.
Maui photographer Darrell Wong utilizes creative exposure and an aerial perspective to capture this unique image of downwind paddling icon Danny Ching.
Who owns water? Two brothers paddled the Chattahoochee-Flint-Apalachicola Rivers last March and made a film about what the watershed means for improving water use policy around the country.
More than 100 kayakers from around the world came to take on the Green Race, but it was the Asheville paddler Pat Keller who claimed victory with a time of 4 minutes 14 seconds, keeping the win close to home.
Running the Green Narrows is no joke. You should make sure you are at the top of your game, but just as importantly, you’d better have the right gear to get you down the Southeast’s most iconic creek.
The International Canoe Federation just made Oklahoma City the host for the 2014 ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships. This will be the first time the event has been held in the United States.
David Fusilli from Demshitz tackles the Green Narrows—including Gorilla Rapid—in a P&H hammer.