Canoe & Kayak’s 2008 Edition of the Beginner’s Guide is on sale now. It’s our once a year issue that inspires and educates all those new to paddle sports. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or subscribe today!
C&K Eco Fact:
C&K proudly uses 85 percent post consumer waste.
On the Cover:
Kayaking on the Racecoursce section of the Rio Grande near Pilar, New Mexico.
photo by Michael De Young
RAFTING WITH KIDS 101 – A week floating the San Juan River with 10 kids, ages 2 – 12: Crazy fun, or just plain crazy?
by Eugene Buchanan
SOLO ESCAPE- Sometimes eluding the rat race is as simple as climbing into a canoe and paddling away.
by Alan S. Kesselheim
FORWARD – The hard way, and the easy way.
By Kate Stepan
PUT IN – A dozen reasons to start paddling, three instructors to teach you how , and the lingo to tell about it.
THE PADDLING LIFE – Eugene gets real about artificial rivers.By Eugene Buchanan
HOW TO – Steer your canoe, carry your boat, fish from your kayak, and paddle like an Olympic champ.
GEAR GUIDE- Everything you need to get started.
DESTINATIONS – Quiz yourself on the continent’s best paddling spots.
PHOTO FINISH -A postcard from Nebraska’s Sandhills.
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