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After three decades, first as Canoe Magazine and later as Canoe & Kayak, we’re the number one paddlesports resource in the world, and we intend to stay that way. 2003 is a special year for us because it marks the 30th anniversary of Canoe & Kayak Magazine. Our first issue was published and placed on [...]
THE WHITEWATER IS NEARLY nonstop-fun and feisty Class II-III rapids spiced with rock gardens, gnarly holes, and playful surf waves. Exotically pristine, the warm, clear Rio Pejibaye courses through a hilly, emerald-green corridor that is home to ever-elusive jungle cats, monkeys, raccoon-like coatimundis, peccaries, and sloths. Squawking green parrots, crow-sized black-and-yellow oropendulas, and keel-billed toucans [...]
“So you want some bigger water, eh?” our guide asked mischievously as he checked out his new, untested recruits. A few days earlier, upon first meeting Andrew Westwood, one of North America’s top whitewater canoe competitors and instructors, my three fellow paddlers and I had innocently inquired if we could run a few Class IVs [...]
WEST PEAK INN 831-786-0406 Website: www.westpeakinn.com Sea kayaking in the Bay Islands. Trips around the remote, Caribbean island of Guanaja offer paddlers an abundance of wilderness adventures. Hikes to refreshing waterfalls, visits to island communities, snorkel and scuba the unspoiled coral colonies on this great barrier reef. UNCOMMON ADVENTURES 866-882-5525 Uncommon Adventures in the Bay [...]
COASTAL ADVENTURES 877-404-2774 Web: www.coastaladventures.com Atlantic Canada’s foremost sea kayaking operation (since 1982). Something for every taste: Nova Scotia’s archipelago, the Cape Breton Highlands and whales, the PEI beaches, the Bay of Fundy tides, Newfoundland’s fjords and icebergs – and Europe. Tours, courses (BCU & CRCA), rentals.
TEX’S RIVERWAYS – CANOE CANYONLANDS NATIONAL PARK Contact: Darren Vaughan P.O. Box 67C Moab, UT 84532 435-259-5101 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.texsriverways.com Wilderness canoeing down the Green or Colorado rivers into the heart of the park, returning by jet boat to Moab. Experts in backcountry exploration possibilities. Family business with personal touch. Free brochure.
MISSOURI RIVER CANOE COMPANY 800-426-2926 E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.paddlemontana.com Touch the Trail of Lewis & Clark in our back yard. Eco-Tours, Accommodations and Outfitting services begin at Virgelle, Montana, in the heart of the Upper Missouri River Breaks National Monument. In service for over 20 years. WILD ROCKIES TOURS PO Box 8184 Missoula, MT 59807 [...]
CANADIAN BORDER OUTFITTERS 14635 Canadian Border Road Ely, MN 55731800-247-7530 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgWeb: www.canoetrip.com Paddle a True Wilderness! The Quetico and Boundary Waters parks have over 2 million acres of pristine woods and waterways to explore. For the paddling adventure of a lifetime, discover the challenges and rewards of a wilderness canoe trip. SUPERIOR NORTH CANOE [...]
MAINE ISLAND KAYAK CO. 70 Luther St. Peaks Island, ME 04108800-796-2373 Web: www.maineislandkayak.com SEA KAYAK TRIPS, paddle 2,000 uninhabited islands. 1/2 Day – 14 Day trips & expeditions to outer islands. Small groups, nature oriented, educational adventures, expedition quality with B.C.U certified instructors & Registered Maine Guides. Premium fiberglass boat fleet. Since 1986. KATAHDIN OUTFITTERS [...]
BILL DVORAK RAFTING & KAYAK EXPEDTIONS17921 U.S. Highway 285Nathrop, CO 81236(800) 824-3795E-mail: Info@DvorakExpeditions.comwww.DvorakExpeditions.com We offer 9 rivers in 6 southwestern states, 0 to 10 days in length. Whitewater paddling school. Custom float flyfishing trips. Multisport: rafting, kayaking, 4-wheel drive, mountain biking, hiking, rock climbing. Groups, Family, Corporate.
In every paradise, there is always a catch. In the Garden of Eden, it was a tempting piece of fruit. In my case, it’s sharks, 16 of the hungry critters, to be exact. I’m sitting on a dock on Staniel Cay (pronounced “key”), ready to embark on a weeklong sea kayaking trip in the tropical [...]
BECKER’S LODGE ON BOWRON LAKE PROVINCIAL PARK Phone: 250-992-8864 or 800-808-4761 Fax: 250-992-8893 E-mail: email@example.comWeb: www.beckers.bc.caExplore one of the top ten canoe trips of the world, THE BOWRON LAKES, with Becker’s Lodge & Outfitters, located directly at Bowron Lake. Visit our website or call for information. Interacive cds available.