Dave Costello

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53 Articles by: Dave Costello
Photo Essay: Canoeing British Columbia’s Turner Lakes

Photo Essay: Canoeing British Columbia’s Turner Lakes

Lying on my stomach, I looked over the edge of the falls. A heavy white mist rose from the base of the canyon, 1,316 feet below. I couldn’t see the bottom. Looking up, I watched the wind silently gu[...]

En Route: The Trans-Territorial Canoe Expedition (Stage II)

En Route: The Trans-Territorial Canoe Expedition (Stage II)

Dispatch No. 2 from a 2,600 mile canoe journey across Canada's Territories.

Nova Craft Shares Secret Behind Infusion Aramid Construction
The Wilderness Classroom

The Wilderness Classroom: The Freemans 11,700 Mile Odyssey

Getting ready to start the final 5,000 mile leg of their 11,700 mile North American Odyssey on May 7 from Grand Portage, Minn., to Key West, Fla., Dave and Amy are working with over 70,000 students an[...]

Get Ready: The 2012 Olympic Slalom Trials

Get Ready: The 2012 Olympic Slalom Trials

For many slalom athletes, the grueling, three-day Olympic Trials held in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, April 12, through Saturday, April 14, is the most important competition of the quadrennium. Yet the [...]

Video: Mosier Creek Falls Raft Descent

Mosier Creek Falls Raft Descent: POV Video of 70-Foot Drop

The first tandem raft descent of Oregon's Mosier Creek Falls: One 70-foot waterfall, one 13-foot raft, and two dudes. You do the math. We just like the video.

Northern Forest Explorers

Northern Forest Explorers: Helping Kids get on the Water

This summer, more than 200 children ages 10 to 14 will get the chance to paddle for a week on the 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail with the help of the Northern Forest Explorer's Program.


'Fearless' Review: Joe Glickman's Book on Freya Hoffmeister

A book review of 'Fearless,' C&K contributing editor Joe Glickman’s new adventure travel tale on Freya Hoffmeister, which dissects the life and times of the German expedition sea kayaker who circumn[...]

C&K Makes iTunes Debut!

Canoe & Kayak iTunes Debut: On iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Now you can get all the stories, photographs, and captions you'll find in our print magazine, plus related videos, photo galleries and behind-the-scenes articles in the new C&K Digital Edition.

Mississippi Lessons (Completed)

Mississippi Lessons (Completed): Circumnavigating St. Louis

Field notes and photos from an epic adventure learning project: A complete circumnavigation of the St. Louis region by canoe. Here the team completes the final eight-mile portage from the banks of the[...]