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North Coast Series: Village by the Sea

North Coast Series: Village by the Sea

By Paul McHugh SEPT. 30, 2005 — Dark and early at 6 a.m., John Weed and I rolled from our sleeping bags in the waterfront shack of the Lost Coast Rowing Club that had provided us with a welcome [...]

The Magic of Gauley Fest

The Magic of Gauley Fest

Filmmaker Mike McKay searches the West Virginia spectacle to find out what makes this on the annual Gauley Fest gathering so special.

North Coast Series: Harvests of a Harbor Town

North Coast Series: Harvests of a Harbor Town

By Paul McHugh SEPT. 29, 2005 — When three major timber companies Georgia-Pacific, Louisiana-Pacific and Masonite all yanked up stakes and fled Northern California, they left behind the sprawlin[...]

North Coast Series: Beating Downwind to Fort Bragg

North Coast Series: Beating Downwind to Fort Bragg

By Paul McHugh SEPT. 28, 2005 — Like a DUI driver jugged in the tank, we always appreciate getting some small chance to dry out. When Wednesday morning dawned clear, sunny and still, I draped my[...]

North Coast Series: Losing the Lost Coast

North Coast Series: Losing the Lost Coast

By Paul McHugh SEPT. 27, 2005 — Navigation does not deal in absolutes. It always must include some accommodation, a bit of adjustment. In planning this voyage, I began by unfurling coastal chart[...]

A New Blade: How I finally became a Greenland paddle convert

A New Blade: How I finally became a Greenland paddle convert

Photos and words by Maureen G. Nowak I was the last holdout among my family and friends, swearing for decades that my light carbon Euro-blade paddle was “better” than their crafty wooden Greenland[...]

North Coast Series: Devastation vs. Preservation

North Coast Series: Devastation vs. Preservation

By Paul McHugh SEPT. 25, 2005 — California boasts far more than one Lost Coast. Scouting for our 400-mile sea kayak voyage from Oregon to San Francisco bay, I’d say I located more than 70 mile[...]

North Coast Series: Gateway to Another Wild Zone

North Coast Series: Gateway to Another Wild Zone

By Paul McHugh SEPT. 24, 2005 — Heard enough stuff about nasty wind and thundering surf? We certainly had heard about – as well as endured – a bit much of those forces, ourselves. Then, good[...]

Shoshone Lake: Paddling to solitude through a crowded Yellowstone National Park

Shoshone Lake: Paddling to solitude through a crowded Yellowstone National Park

By Benjamin Graham Puffs of steam float above a gurgling cluster of thermal features on the remote western shore of Shoshone Lake, far from the crowds and selfie sticks normally associated with the na[...]

Ecuadorian Rivers Institute announces dates for 2017 Jondachi Festival

Ecuadorian Rivers Institute announces dates for 2017 Jondachi Festival

Photos by Chris Emerick Ecuador’s best whitewater is under siege and the Ecuadorian Rivers Institute has teamed up with a number of industry partners to help save one of Ecuador’s most valuable re[...]