Charli Kerns

Charli is an Asheville, N.C.-based freelance writer, and former online editor for C&K. Her boating career started with kayaking in the Appalachian mountains of east Tennessee. She picked up canoeing in New England where she got her master's in science journalism. She has since switched mainly to whitewater canoeing and multi-day adventures though picks up the playboat and creeker from time to time.

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338 Articles by: Charli Kerns
Whitewater Grand Prix canceled for 2017

Whitewater Grand Prix canceled for 2017

The future of whitewater kayaking's premier event remains uncertain

NRS H2Core Lightweight Hoodie

NRS H2Core Lightweight Hoodie

This sweater made for the perfect in between temperatures in the morning when the sun hadn’t peaked over the rim and evening just as the desert temperature started to drop.

NRS H2Core Lightweight Pants

NRS H2Core Lightweight Pants

[caption id=”attachment_72744″ align=”alignnone” width=”640″] Waiting for the groover at Grapevine Camp. [/caption] NRS H2Core Lightweight Pants ($49.95, nrs.com ) [...]

Astral Abba PFD

Astral Abba PFD

With a woman-specific fit and environmentally friendly design, the Astral Abba PFD demonstrates quality commensurate with the Grand Canyon quality of life.

NRS H2Core Silkweight Long-Sleeve Shirt

NRS H2Core Silkweight Long-Sleeve Shirt

The NRS H2Core Silkweight Long-Sleeve is a saving grace against the Grand Canyon sun and heat.

Zeal Ace Sunglasses

Zeal Ace Sunglasses

The sun reflects hard on the Colorado River, and sunglasses are necessary during the day. No bright ray could go through or around the Zeal Ace sunglasses.

Gulf to Gulf Odyssey

Gulf to Gulf Odyssey

A day-to-day, POV-shot look into Brad Tallent and Austin Graham's seven months spent paddling 3,000 miles from the Gulf of St. Lawrence to the Gulf of Mexico with the trailer to the forthcoming docume[...]

Rides: Joe Pikul’s Cedar Strip Prospector

Rides: Joe Pikul’s Cedar Strip Prospector

[caption id=”attachment_70548″ align=”alignnone” width=”3648″] The artist and his masterpiece. Photo courtesy Joe Pikul[/caption] By Katie McKy Here’s something t[...]

Pelican 1500 Case

Pelican 1500 Case

When water and impact protection are your top priority it’s hard to go wrong with Pelican’s durable hard-shell plastic cases—especially when space and weight are not the biggest concerns.

American Rivers: 51 Dams Removed in 2013

American Rivers: 51 Dams Removed in 2013

Last year communities in 18 different states removed 51 outdated or unsafe dams throughout the country, restoring waterways for everyone from fish to floaters.