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Recap: 2016 North Fork Championship V

Recap: 2016 North Fork Championship V

Photo gallery from Mike Leeds and racer commentary from Aaron Mann at creek-racing's ultimate big-water test on Idaho's North Fork Payette River.

Rides: Anders Thygesen’s Aleut-style Iqyax

Rides: Anders Thygesen’s Aleut-style Iqyax

By Katie McKy Anders Thygesen is a paddler who’s won multiple lotteries. First, he lives in Norway, with its serpentine coastline, soaring fjords, and pristine paddling. Second, he’s paid [...]

Lessons from the Trail: Sometimes There’s A Cabin  

Lessons from the Trail: Sometimes There’s A Cabin  

By Jim Baird The wolf howls sounded close. Buck barked once in response, and I tied him to the painter to make sure he wouldn’t go running over to investigate. I walked up a small hill to see if[...]

Tip of the Week: Finding a New Paddling Crew

Tip of the Week: Finding a New Paddling Crew

Jackson Kayak Tip of the Week. Lets face it, at one point in our kayaking journey we have all picked up the phone and made numerous phone calls to find other paddlers without success.

Video: How To Use Sculling Braces In The Rock Gardens

Video: How To Use Sculling Braces In The Rock Gardens

Video by Roger Smith By David Santaniello Running pour-overs can be incredibly fun, but paddling in dynamic water increases the chances of capsizing. One way of salvaging a run and preventing a comple[...]

Lessons from the Trail: Dealing with Waves and Bugs on Lac Fonteneau

Lessons from the Trail: Dealing with Waves and Bugs on Lac Fonteneau

By Jim Baird Lac Fonteneau is a long, serpentine, glacial grove that runs more or less north and south. The lake is 25 miles in length, yet less than 2 miles wide at its widest point. Its northern tip[...]

GoPro Mountain Games: The Next Generation of Jacksons

GoPro Mountain Games: The Next Generation of Jacksons

By Scott Willoughby At the tender age of 26, Jackson Kayaks Factory Team manager Emily Jackson is bringing new meaning to the term “Team Mom.” Already a mother to 3-year-old Tucker Troutman, the r[...]

Tip of the Week: Up Your Game

Tip of the Week: Up Your Game

By Heather Herbeck Here are my top 5 ways to challenge yourself when you’re ready to “step it up.” When Class II starts being easy, but you find Class III a little intimidating, or if you ju[...]

GoPro Mountain Games: Rescue Teams Impress on a Record-High Homestake Creek

GoPro Mountain Games: Rescue Teams Impress on a Record-High Homestake Creek

Surging at more than 550 cfs on the morning of June 9, the creek was running at more than twice its peak recorded flow of 243 cfs on that day in 1985. Across the internet, flow gauges monitored by sen[...]

No Bombs, No Problem on San Miguel Island

No Bombs, No Problem on San Miguel Island

By Chuck Graham When I landed my kayak on the sweeping white sands of Cuyler Harbor on the north side of San Miguel Island, the thought of stepping on unexploded ordnance never crossed my mind. After [...]