From Chamberlain Lake to the confluence with the St. John River, the Allagash flows nearly 100 miles through lakes, ponds, runnable Class I to III whitewater, falls and short portages, making this the quintessential seven- to 10-day Maine canoe trip.
With the recent rise in popularity of extreme racing, a series of difficult creek races in New York’s Adirondack Mountains has garnered international attention from the sport’s top athletes.
The Eagle Race tests whitewater paddlers as the sprint event for the King of New York series.
Newly added as an Association of Whitewater Professionals Whitewater World Series event, the Raquette Race tests some of the world’s best kayakers on New York’s most technical class V whitewater.
Information on the first race of the King of New York Series
The Moose Race, held during the fall Moose Fest, is the final and most famous event of the King of New York series.
The most famous and final race of the King of New York series, the Moose Race is a classic and also where the New King of New York is crowned.
Today is the first day of winter, and many paddlers in colder climates have already packed away their boats for the season. That’s too bad, because with a little gear and good planning, you can boat straight through the winter while having a great time and staying safe. We caught up with four paddlers in the blustery Northeast who have the right attitude, and these tips to keep you going strong through the winter.
Stories and photos from the 2012 Black River Race
Steady sunshine and temperatures in the low 80s greeted just under 3,000 people to the 14th annual Adirondack Paddlefest on the weekend of May 18-20 in Old Forge, N.Y.
The spring Moosefest (a toned down version of the fall event) delivers big hits and challenging lines, but is also a place to step it up for Class IV paddlers.
Self-propelled adventure vagrants Glenn Charles and Richard Harpham are giving people a closer glimpse of old New York using tandem sea kayaks.
Friday, May 18, to Sunday, May 20, more than 3,000 boaters will flock to the 14th Annual Adirondack Paddlefest in Old Forge, N.Y.
Need to Escape From Your Escape? Here are 7 places to get away from your getaway this winter including locations in Belize, Oahu, Florida, Louisiana, and Mexico.
Last Thursday, July 21, Skip Ciccarelli set a new standard for the fastest through-paddle of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail. Ciccarelli, a high school shop teacher from central Massachusetts, completed the 740-mile route across parts of four northeastern states and one Canadian province in 25 days—besting the previous record by a full seven days.
On Saturday, July 23, kayaker Josh Tart will set off on the Ohio River in Cincinnati on one of North America’s classic water routes. The so-called “Great Loop” traces the perimeter of the eastern United States. What sets Tart’s expedition apart from the countless pleasure boaters and odd sea kayakers and canoeists…
On Monday, June 27, Skip Ciccarelli will set out to shatter the speed record for paddling the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, which stretches from Old Forge, NY to Fort Kent, Maine. His goal is to complete the 740-mile journey in 27 days; the current record, held by Mike Stavola (aka Kayakathon Man), is just over 32 days.