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Paddling the Extremes

Paddling the Extremes

By Jeff Moag/Dave Shively “It is not correct to think these are future changes that will impact our children or their children. Rather, these changes can be detected now.” — Climate scientist Dr[...]

Everybody’s Doing It

Everybody’s Doing It

Jeff Moag/Dave Shively Soon, someone is going to realize that the answer to feeling good is not keeping gluten out of your gut. It’s filling your lungs with fresh air. That person will write a bests[...]

The Trip of Your Lifetime

The Trip of Your Lifetime

By Jeff Moag & Dave Shively “By 2030, 1 in 5 Americans will be over the age of 65.” “I hope that my endeavor has inspired many people to pursue their own dream, and above all to believe in t[...]

Expedition Theater

Expedition Theater

By Jeff Moag & Dave Shively The world is your studio. #destinationtorngat in northern Labrador, summer 2014. For 19 days in January, the world stood transfixed as two men climbed a 3,000-foot gra[...]

The Packraft Revolution

The Packraft Revolution

By Zak Podmore Packrafts are reviving wilderness boat travel. They excel at low flows, which sadly are becoming more common, and pair well with other sports like skiing, biking, canyoneering and backp[...]

Longer, Faster, Lighter

Longer, Faster, Lighter

By Russel Henry My expedition around Vancouver Island was all about going fast, so I chose a boat that would help me achieve my goal—while at the same time being able to carry two weeks’ worth of [...]

Sea Kayak Evolution

Sea Kayak Evolution

By Reg Lake It’s hard to predict the future of sea kayaking but we can look to other sports for suggestions. Years ago, I asked climber Doug Tompkins this question and he said as sports grow and mat[...]

Future of Paddling Shops

Future of Paddling Shops

By Darren Bush I know for sure that retail will change, as it always has. In box stores, everything is a commodity and inventories are based on what sells the best. Box stores don’t take risks o[...]

The Future of Maps

The Future of Maps

By Conor Mihell As austerity budgets strangle backcountry services across North America, a new generation of amateur filmmakers and citizen mapmakers is taking the future of wilderness tripping into t[...]

Shoulder Seasons

Shoulder Seasons

By Jeff Moag/Dave Shively 0.0749 percent: Chance of securing a Grand Canyon permit for Sept. 17, 2014. 100 percent: Chance of securing a permit on any of nine days in December, 2014 As peak demand for[...]