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Five Days, Five Rivers

Five Days, Five Rivers

By Adrick Brock The Canadian Shield is a top whitewater destination for kayakers and canoeists. The region forms a horseshoe around Hudson Bay, roughly 3 million square miles between Labrador and the [...]

Where to Paddle This Weekend: May 2-3, 2015

Where to Paddle This Weekend: May 2-3, 2015

Wetumpka, Alabama – Coosa River Whitewater Festival. Hosted just north of Montgomery, the Coosa River Whitewater Festival kicks off tomorrow and runs through Sunday. Organizers boast “a we[...]

Biggest Catch Ever in Oklahoma: 254-pound Alligator Gar

Biggest Catch Ever in Oklahoma: 254-pound Alligator Gar

When we saw this story on GrindTV.com yesterday, it got us thinking. With kayak fishing on the rise and paddling anglers flocking to lakes and streams across the country, would anybody ever expect to [...]

How to Flatwater Loop

How to Flatwater Loop

By David Silk This short video covers how to do one of the coolest tricks out there, the flatwater loop. It’s a great trick for when there are no good features to practice on, or just to impress all[...]

Industry News: Level Six Enters the Stand Up Paddle Board Market

Industry News: Level Six Enters the Stand Up Paddle Board Market

Level Six—manufacturers of innovative, quality paddling gear, apparel and accessories—is excited to announce the launch of its line of stand up paddleboards (SUP’s) available in spring 2015; off[...]

Video: Snow SUPing

Video: Snow SUPing

Reminiscent of cross-country snowboarding, snow SUPing is likely to be that next big thing that won’t ever catch on. Still it’s worth trying at least once: throwing a finless SUP board on [...]

Yosemite Rivers Now Open to Paddling

Yosemite Rivers Now Open to Paddling

Yosemite National Park's new Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Merced places paddling on the same footing as climbing and hiking within the park’s boundaries. The plan offic[...]

5 Guidebooks to Take on your Next Grand Canyon Trip

5 Guidebooks to Take on your Next Grand Canyon Trip

The Exploration of the Colorado River and its Canyons: You gotta have it if you're going down the Grand. Perhaps the greatest first descent ever done, and the best river adventure narrative ever publi[...]

How to Throw a Switch Freewheel

How to Throw a Switch Freewheel

By Nick Troutman 1. Line it up: Turn around backwards and look over your shoulder to watch the entry. You want to be able to see the lip so you know when to throw the freewheel. 2. Get some speed: Get[...]

Expedition Theater

Expedition Theater

By Jeff Moag For 19 days in January, the world stood transfixed as two men climbed a 3,000-foot granite face in Yosemite National Park. The duo were engaged in something that elite paddlers have been [...]