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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[...]

North Coast Series: A Peaceful Town’s Turbulent Past

North Coast Series: A Peaceful Town’s Turbulent Past

By Paul McHugh SEPT. 22, 2005 — A mesa pokes out from the west side of the Coast Range like an end table shoved up against the rumpled heap of all those steep coastal ridges. The level tabletop [...]

Yellowstone: Love it, or leave it alone?

Yellowstone: Love it, or leave it alone?

Above: Mike Fiebig paddles past a waterfall tributary on the South Fork of the Shoshone, Wyoming. He took out at the Yellowstone Park boundary just downstream. Photo by Jim Harris. By Scott Willoughby[...]

Liquidlogic Braaap: Playboat, river-runner or creekboat?

Liquidlogic Braaap: Playboat, river-runner or creekboat?

By Charli Kerns One of the latest boats to hit the whitewater scene might also be the one causing the most confusion among paddlers. What is the Liquidlogic Braaap, really? Is it for play, river-runni[...]