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Cancer Therapy on the Magpie River

Cancer Therapy on the Magpie River

Go inside the wilderness week of 15 young adults who survived cancer and experienced a life-changing adventure last summer on eastern Quebec's pristine Magpie River, thanks to On the Tip of the Toes F[...]

Upstream Through Grand Canyon

Upstream Through Grand Canyon

Steve Landick and Verlen Kruger reflect on the the toughest leg of their 28,000-mile Ultimate Canoe Challenge in this July/Aug 1983 story from the Vault.

Trip Tips: Build the Ultimate Paddling First Aid Kit

Trip Tips: Build the Ultimate Paddling First Aid Kit

Trip Tips presented by By Kyle Smith Your buddy busted his nose on a shallow-water flip and your girlfriend played Russian roulette with a beehive. That one client couldn’t handle his whiskey and hi[...]

Video: Dad paddles Lower Yough with 4-year-old daughter

Video: Dad paddles Lower Yough with 4-year-old daughter

The Lower Yough in Pennsylvania is a classic Class II-III whitewater run where paddlers of all levels build their skills. Bobby Miller, a paddler from the area, is bringing his four-year-old daughter [...]

Video: Just Add Water — Rock Gardening

Video: Just Add Water — Rock Gardening

Eskimo roll required! Watch intrepid rock gardeners chase shifting surf through treacherous coastal rocks. They call themselves the Neptune’s Rangers and these are their highlights from a whole [...]

Video: Rios to Rivers, a multi-cultural kayaking exhange

Video: Rios to Rivers, a multi-cultural kayaking exhange

By Weston Boyles, Rios to Rivers In remote, southern Chile two beautiful rivers are in danger of being dammed. Five dams have been proposed on the Baker and Pascua rivers, which flow from the Patagoni[...]

Dirtbag Diaries: Packrafting through the Jungles of Malaysia

Dirtbag Diaries: Packrafting through the Jungles of Malaysia

By Eduardo Hazera Thoreau went to the woods to live deliberately. I went to the jungle to escape a brief Tinder addiction. My plan was to packraft down the Tembeling River, which runs through West Mal[...]

Video: One last trip down the Churchill River (1975)

Video: One last trip down the Churchill River (1975)

Before the Churchill Generating Station in Labrador was built in the late 1970s, the Churchill River was a draw for canoeists, trappers and fishermen. With the looming completion of the Churchill proj[...]

Lessons from a Baby Boomer Paddling Expedition

Lessons from a Baby Boomer Paddling Expedition

By Rob Lyon It was an honest-to-God Boomer trip, not the Cocoon cast exactly, but we had several guys pushing the later digits: one dude at eighty, myself at sixty-eight, our photographer on a slow bo[...]

Trip Tips: Cold Water Kills

Trip Tips: Cold Water Kills

Trip Tips presented by By Clyde Nicely Did you read the story back in September about the three kayakers rescued from Picture Rocks National Lakeshore? They had a simple plan to kayak to an island and[...]