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Canoe & Kayak Magazine Newsletter – October 24, 2013

10.24.2013 //

Moose Race, Sage Donnelly, Grand Re-Opening, Boob Tube Becomes a Series + More

Autumn Paddling in New England

10.24.2013 //

New England is famous for its unrivaled autumn foliage and American history. While people come from all over the world to drive and hike through the forests, the best way to view the scenery and serenity of fall in New England is by boat.

Strange Days: Paddling in Flood and Fire

10.24.2013 //

French soothsayer Nostradamus would have had a heyday this year. After an otherwise ho-hum summer, paddlers across the country were greeted by a rash of freakish, end-of-the-times weather that, in many cases, made survival a higher priority than paddling. But paddlers will be paddlers, and a few got after it anyway.

Commentary: The End of Paper Charts?

10.23.2013 //

Last night, NOAA announced that it will stop printing nautical charts on paper. C&K Editor Jeff Moag’s response: trust your skills, not your batteries.

The Wilderness First Aid Handbook

10.22.2013 //

A wilderness first aid handbook is worthless if you don’t bring it with you on the trip. Enter The Wilderness First Aid Handbook by Grant S. Lipman, MD.

How to Paddle in Congested Waterways

10.18.2013 //

The rules of the road can in many ways be applied to the waterways of ports

Top 5 Things to Watch at the 2013 Moose Race

10.17.2013 //

The 2013 King of New York series will come to a close this weekend when the 18th Annual Moose Festival hosts the final race, a mass start event down the Class V “bottom bottom” section of the Moose River.

Sage Donnelly: Beyond Her Years

10.15.2013 //

We’re used to hearing about young kayaking phenoms with the last name Jackson. Now there’s one named Sage Donnelly.

Boob Tube Becomes a Series

10.14.2013 //

TiTS DEEP kicked off a new web series on Oct. 1 documenting the exploits on and off the water of the world’s top female paddlers.

Bomber Gear Blitz Splash Pants

10.14.2013 //

Temperatures are dropping around the country, but it’s not quite time to pull out the heavy-duty drysuit. That’s when the Bomber Gear Blitz Splash Pants can come in handy.

Gauley Camp

10.12.2013 //

The Red Ladies Raft Racing team headed to the Gauley to stepp up their training in preparation for the 2013 International Rafting Federation World Rafting Championships in New Zealand this November.

States To Reopen National Parks During Shutdown

10.11.2013 //

Federal government will allow states to open paddleable parks on their own budget, which could finally get permit holders on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon.

The Tajik Evacuation

10.10.2013 //

When five Americans went missing in Tajikistan, the paddling community sprang into action through social networks.

Summer of Deliverance

10.10.2013 //

Forty years ago, a film appeared on the big screen which caused theater-goers to squirm with angst—not from some imaginative sci-fi scenario, but because the sequence of terrifying events could easily be related to real-life possibilities, particularly for paddlers in the southern Appalachians. ‘Deliverance’ also launched into greater prominence the careers of Burt Reynolds, Jon Voight, Ned Beatty and Ronny Cox. Three Georgia whitewater paddlers happened to be in the right place at the right time, becoming part of the film’s legend. Doug Woodward recounts what it was like to be part of that experience.

Slalom Gets Sick

10.09.2013 //

The stacked challenges favored those with traditional training. Specifically, groomed slalom training, which is what made all the difference this weekend at a European downriver sprint race billed as a world championship, and that certainly required the absolute best of each paddler in the field.

Park Service to Boaters: Come Back Later

10.07.2013 //

Well, they still might be sitting on a lot of food and PBRs, but Grand Canyon permit holders stymied by the government shutdown will get to float the river at some point, and get a little gas money for the shuttle home.

Kayak in Central America’s Secret Gem

10.07.2013 //

Nicaragua is the secret gem of Central America’s kayaking destinations. Paddler and contributor Jeff Kinney shares his experiences and top reasons you should make this on your paddling priority list before others find out.

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