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The Pummel at La Push, Washington

02.24.2014 //

By Rob Casey Twenty-five years ago, Sprague Ackley founded the La Push Pummel as a casual gathering for Pacific Northwest paddlers looking to surf large winter waves. Photos from those first years show kayakers perched atop windswept 20-foot storm waves at La Push, a tiny fishing town squeezed between the Olympic National Park and the […]

Olek Greets Well-Wishers at Sea, Offers Them Chocolates

02.21.2014 //

When supporters of transatlantic kayaker Aleksander Doba greeted him at sea yesterday, the the 67-year-old Polish adventurer did not ask for assistance.

Trio Wraps Amazon Descent from New Source

02.19.2014 //

The first woman to paddle all of the Amazon River, South America’s greatest river gives, us the full story of what went down.

Too Cold to Paddle? Ski So Kids Can

02.19.2014 //

Get Outside And Learn Something nonprofit kicks off 2014 with its largest fundraiser yet, a Vertical Challenge Ski-a-thon helping kids get on the water.

Rob Lesser and the Legend of the Stikine

02.18.2014 //

August of 1977. The Grand Canyon of the Stikine’s flow: 36,000 CFS. The sight of it so high humbled Rob Lesser; at a lower flow it might just be runnable.

Olek Loses Rudder, Tries for Bermuda

02.14.2014 //

Kayaker Aleksander “Olek” Doba has lost his rudder, and will attempt to land in Bermuda for repairs before continuing his 5,200-mile crossing from Portugal to Florida. The 67-year-old Polish adventurer tweeted the news yesterday via satellite phone. My rudder has just fallen off! It has to be fixed in harbour. My life and health are […]

Canoe & Kayak Magazine Newsletter – February 13, 2014

02.13.2014 //

Doba Breaks 47-day Silence, The Inside Line Across Baffin Island, Canoe Rigging 101 + More

Learn How to Canoe

02.12.2014 //

Canoeing down North America’s rivers is as much a part of the land’s history as hiking through its mountains. Learn how to canoe and carry on the tradition.

Mastering pivot and sideslip strokes

02.12.2014 //

In this segment of canoeing 101, Paul Mason instructs on tandem canoe technique, specifically pivot turns and sideslip strokes.

Custom Tailored High-End Suits

02.11.2014 //

The Kokatat Gizmo online tool lets people to customize their drysuits right at home. Our online editor tried it. Here’s what she had to say about it.

Women’s Canoe Out of 2016 Summer Olympics

02.10.2014 //

The 2016 Olympics in Rio draws near, and C-1 women athletes have to sit out again. The ICF promises to try for the 2020 Olympics, but will they?

Yakima Keelover Canoe Rack Brackets

02.10.2014 //

The Keelover canoe rack bracket set from Yakima is a throwback to simpler, more hassle-free times. It’s satisfying, especially if you pine for the old days.

Racing the Little White Salmon

02.10.2014 //

Episode 5 of the TiTs DEEP webisode series brings the excitement and positive nature of these rad women at the 2013 Little White Salmon Race.

Coffee Camping: Snow Peak French Press and Milk Foamer

02.10.2014 //

Snow Peak’s line of outdoor cookware includes several pieces for coffee lovers to make coffee camping one of the best experiences outdoors.

First Contact: Trans-Atlantic Kayaker Breaks 47-Day Silence

02.07.2014 //

Trans-Atlantic paddler Aleksander Doba (Olek) has made contact with his support team 47 days after losing contact with the outside world.

The Inside Line: Crossing Baffin Island

02.05.2014 //

C&K got to talk with two of the adventurers built their own traditional kayaks and followed a traditional Inuit route crossing across Baffin island.

8 Things I Learned at the Golden Gate Sea Kayak Symposium

02.05.2014 //

Editor of Canoe & Kayak Jeff Moag discusess the eight things he learned at the 2014 Golden Gate Sea Kayak Symposium.

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