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Rocky Broad Breakdown

04.14.2014

On January 20, three local boaters fire up North Carolina’s Rocky Broad River. One team member documents their descent, reminding us the simple pleasure of paddling down a river.

Spirit Canoe: paddling’s viral music video

04.11.2014

C&K goes behind the scenes to learn about how the short film Spirit Canoe became a vimeo staff pick and wowed people around the world.

Exploring Caribou Country

04.01.2014

Exclusive photo essay “Long Time Gone” illustrates two friends’ summer journey through the wilds of Northwestern Ontario’s Woodland Caribou Provincial Park.

Lynn O’Kane’s Wenonah Minnesota II

03.31.2014

In this episode of My Ride: Lynn O’Kane goes over why she and her husband love paddling the Wenonah Minnesota II in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness.

Ted Bell Back to Building Canoes

03.26.2014

After a seven-year hiatus, flatwater and downstream champion Ted Bell’s back building canoe hulls, this time for his newly formed Northstar Canoe company.

The Hard Line

03.05.2014

The latest of the Frank Wolf canoe expeditions was to complete the new—and crazy hard—400-mile route across the wilderness of Labrador and northern Quebec.

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.

Canoe Rigging 101

02.09.2014

The following is an exclusive excerpt from the new book NOLS Canoeing, by NOLS senior faculty member and program supervisor Zand Martin. The book is billed as “The perfect guide for those getting started and those who want to build on their skills.” It covers “basic strokes and maneuvers, lines, drills, rigging, loading and unloading, […]

Why Paddle the Mississippi River — Part 3: The Mystery

01.26.2014

This series of tales explores the cultural and ecological history of the Lower Mississippi River to answer the question: why don’t Americans love their river?

No. 1 Dad

01.21.2014

Dan and Alice Young Clark’s inspiring, award-winning film about bringing their small children into the wilderness for a bold 100-day trip last summer.

NINE RIVERS: a C&K film debut exclusive

01.16.2014

NINE RIVERS is a short film from Hayfire Media’s David Hartman, Adam Biehler and Matt Perpick, who joined passionate canoe-tripper and born-again coureur-de-bois Ryan “Turbo” Forsyth for a 600-mile, monthlong journey across Canada’s ‘Little North,’ that pushed all four men to the breaking point. The film is debuting exclusively on CanoeKayak.com

New routes through “Green Hell”

01.15.2014

Poland’s undercover canoe-tripping machine Maciej Tarasin notches another South American first on Colombia’s Rio San Jorge in this exclusive translation of his late 2013 expedition.

Boating Milestones

12.25.2013

This story featured in our 40th anniversary issue, which debuted in March 2013.

Mississippi Madness

11.27.2013

Every year, paddlers test their mettle on the longest river in North America. C&K caught up with two seasoned expedition paddlers looking to finish their separate, ambitious months-long bids to complete the through-paddle journey before the holiday season, connecting with Lucas Will south of St. Louis, and Natalie Warren on a layover in Memphis.

Why Paddle The Mississippi — Part 2: International Appeal

11.25.2013

The River Gator crew celebrates the opening of the new Lower Mississippi River Water Trail in three parts, paddling the next section from Memphis, Tenn., to Helena, Ark., while exploring the river’s longtime lore and appeal in the minds of international travelers who visit its muddy waters.

Why Paddle the Mississippi River— Part 1: The Bluffs

11.14.2013

The River Gator crew celebrates the openeing of the new Lower Mississippi River Water Trail in three parts, starting with the 81-mile upper section from Caruthersville, Mo., to Mud Island in Memphis, skirting the scenic Chickasaw Bluffs.

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