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Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 UL

Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 UL

At three-and-a-half pounds, Sierra Designs’s Flashlight 2 UL will appease ounce counters, while the "gear closets" and eight-inch awning will provide the rudiments of livability.

Coastal Whitewater: The Bay Area Steps Up Its Rock Gardening Game

Coastal Whitewater: The Bay Area Steps Up Its Rock Gardening Game

Perhaps nowhere else in the world does a dramatic ocean coastline swoop so close to a major metropolitan city as in San Francisco, California. This is the wild playground of the Neptune’s Rangers, [...]

#10 – The Yampa River: Threatened Paddling Classics

#10 - The Yampa River: Threatened Paddling Classics

The target of potential diversions, the Yampa is one of the last free-flowing rivers in the Colorado River basin Editor’s Note: Every Tuesday for the next ten weeks, Canoe & Kayak will hi[...]

Video: French Tidal Bore is the Ultimate Party Wave

Video: French Tidal Bore is the Ultimate Party Wave

The Pororoca tidal bore on the Amazon River has long been known to produce one of the world’s biggest estuary waves; in fact the phenomenon even has its own Wikipedia page. But this lesser-known[...]

Video: Sea Lion Pup Catches Ride on Kayak

Video: Sea Lion Pup Catches Ride on Kayak

After a long day of paddling, it’s easy to wonder if your kayak has mysteriously gotten heavier. If that thought crossed this family’s mind in Santa Barbara on Saturday, they wouldn’[...]

Op-Ed: Will the White Nile’s Legendary Whitewater be Drowned?

Op-Ed: Will the White Nile's Legendary Whitewater be Drowned?

By Jessie Stone Dam building has entered a strange, even contradictory, phase. In North America, the era of large dams has passed, and river restoration is on the rise. More and more dams are being re[...]

Field Tested: Big Agnes Wyoming Trail 4 Tent

Field Tested: Big Agnes Wyoming Trail 4 Tent

By Rob Lyon At the ceiling of the shelter spectrum with regard to size and weight, the Wyoming Trail 4 is reminiscent of a catamaran. It has a courtyard concept, with sleeping booths at either end and[...]

Field Tested: Camcorder – JVC Enverio HD GZ-R10B

Field Tested: Camcorder – JVC Enverio HD GZ-R10B

By Aaron Schmidt The C&K edit team was excited to get JVC’s new waterproof camcorder out on the water last summer. After testing it on ocean swell and whitewater, this camcorder has proven to b[...]

Jamaica Circumnavigation Attempt Cut Short

Jamaica Circumnavigation Attempt Cut Short

As for the accident, I really felt like I did everything "right." We used technique and experience to sneak behind an island, break through a large surf zone, use the seas and the wind to our advantag[...]

Video: Why Rivers Make the Best Playgrounds

Video: Why Rivers Make the Best Playgrounds

This fun, touching video by American Rivers reminds us why wild rivers matter to children, and why they make the Northwest such an amazing place to live. Parker, the subject of the film, counts down t[...]