Paddlers are pre-disposed to shoulder injuries, but paddlers can avoid them. Athlete Kim Becker offers five savvy shoulder tips hone paddle stroke.
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.
In this segment of canoeing 101, Paul Mason instructs on tandem canoe technique, specifically pivot turns and sideslip strokes.
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, […]
By Grant Lipman One of the most common dislocations is the shoulder. This is especially true for paddling. The following offers a simple breakdown of what a shoulder dislocation looks like and how to relieve it. This instructional is not a substitute for actual wilderness first aid training, which we highly recommend all paddlers pursue. […]
Making a gourmet meal in the wilderness is less intimidating than it sounds. Breads are easy recipes. Here are the camping recipes for two Indian breads.
Parenthood enticed Canadian mountain guide Dan Clark and his wife Alice Young Clark to hit the water. Here are their top five tips for camping with kids.
BC is of the most beautiful and most challenging whitewater destinations in the world. Paddler and C&K contributor Eric Adsit offers advice from his kayaking experience to help others make good judgment calls without the portages.
Good backcountry food makes the difference between roughing it on short trips and living well on longer ones. Healthy, tasty, camp-cooked food can become a mainstay for canoeing trips with help from the new book The New Trailside Cookbook.
June’s installment of Staying Safe with the Coast Guard. Canoe & Kayak magazine teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard to provide monthly service stories on how to stay safe while paddling on the ocean.
No matter what you hear about raging rapids, the most dangerous part of paddling is getting to the put-in. You can’t do anything about others on the road, but you can make sure your boat stays safe and secure on your roof rack. Here’s how.
Everyone wants to have fun on the water. The important thing to remember is staying safe while having fun. Canoe & Kayak teamed up with the U.S. Coast Guard to develop a series of water safety skills and tips to times fun and danger free.
You got questions, Eddy’s got answers
Canoe & Kayak’s top paddling destinations to shoot wildlife photography
Goal setting is relevant in everything from personal finance to lifestyle changes. The concept is relatively simple: make a goal and plan how you’re going to get there. Sometimes, though putting into practice isn’t so simple. What follows is my story about goal setting and my take on how to make it work for you.
One of paddling’s great joys are wild animal encounters. Better is capturing them—on camera. Here’s how photograph wildlife.
The weather is getting warmer, and spring is just beginning to emerge, which means paddle sport enthusiasts are knocking the dust and cobwebs off their boats and are ready to hit the water. But before heading out, remember a few very important notes to ensure a safe time on the water.