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Eagle Creek: The Long Way

Inside Jacob Cruser and Matt King’s vertical (re-)exploration of Oregon’s Eagle Creek, becoming the first paddlers to link every previously run waterfall in a single trip.

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Teva Mountain Games Goes SUPing

04.19.2010

The Vail Valley Foundation and C4 Waterman announced this year’s standup paddling (SUP) events at the 9th annual Teva Mountain Games in Vail, CO, taking place June 3 – 6, 2010. Along with the two brand new SUP events presented by C4 Waterman added to the sport roster this year, C4 Waterman and TMG will […]

Nine Lives

04.17.2010

Nine Lives Don Starkell is a Survivor He’s been kidnapped by pirates, faced arrest in Central American slums, been shot at countless times, nearly starved to death, survived towering Gulf of Mexico seas in an open canoe, capsized and swam in the icy waters of Hudson Bay, been chased by polar bears, entombed in the […]

Rest in Peace Good River

04.16.2010

Rest in Peace Good River Boaters and Environmentalists remember the Ashlu Boaters and environmentalists in British Columbia are mourning the loss of one of the province’s best whitewater rivers and a productive ecosystem of salmon and grizzly bears. In December, Innergex Renewable Power’s 49.9-megawatt Ashlu River hydroelectric facility, located about 50 miles northwest of Vancouver, […]

Newfoundland

04.15.2010

By Bryan Smith We should be suiting up to paddle, but the windows are chattering in their panes, threatening to succumb at any moment to the onslaught of freezing rain driven before a 30-knot gale. So instead of paddling, I push back from the dining room table and waddle to the overstuffed chair with a […]

The Northwest Creeking Competition

04.14.2010

Videographer Nate Herbeck reports exclusively for Canoe and Kayak from the Northwest Creeking Competition on the Washington’s East Fork of the Lewis. Look for more exclusive video event reports from Canoe and Kayak as the season rolls on.

The Canoe Movie Presents: Why I Canoe

04.14.2010

Canoeing has a storied history in North America. It is arguably the foundation on which much of paddlesports is founded in this part of the world. This August, at Canoe and Kayak’s annual party at Outdoor Retailer in Salt Lake City, Will Lyons will debut his film that goes deep inside the single blade mindset. […]

Getting Started

04.14.2010

A look at some of the country’s top paddling schools

Chasing Rain

04.12.2010

Chasing Rain March lit up waterways in the Northeast Team Pyranah paddlers Jeremy Laucks and Jared and Graham Seiler had one hell of a month of March. They team up for this video update. To see more, check out chasingrain.com.

Invasive Species Report – Rubber Riverbugs

04.09.2010

Invasive Species Report Rubber Riverbugs invade North America An exotic invasive species from the waterways of New Zealand is expected to show up on Canadian and U.S. rivers this summer. So-called “Riverbugs” are shaped like an “easy chair with pontoons,” said Wally Schaber, the owner of Trailhead, an Ottawa-based paddling shop. Schaber was among the […]

CK On Assignment Mississippi Wandering

04.08.2010

In November, C&K Associate Editor Dave Shively and Art Director Robert Zaleski paddled more than 100 miles on the great Mississippi River from Helena, Arkansas to Arkansas City. Along the way they dodged whirlpools and barges, camped on the expansive sandy beaches left from the receding water and most importantly, met some iconic characters. Here […]

A Board for the Better

04.08.2010

A Board for the Better USACK looks outside the box to up exposure At this time last year, the USA Canoe/Kayak (USACK) board of directors was like an old dam on a river. It still had power, but lacked efficiency. So it was time for the organization—which governs America’s national canoe and kayak racing teams—to […]

The Paddling Season

04.07.2010

Paddling videographer Bryan Smith introduces us to his friend Paul Kuthe, a canoeing/sea kayaking/whitewater paddling everyman with a poignant story and a plan for this season—to paddle the Butze tidal rapids in British Columbia. This is the first of three episodes.

Boat Book Wenonah

04.06.2010

Each Tuesday, we’ll highlight a company in Canoe and Kayak’s 2010 Boat Book. Today, we look at the 2010 designs of the iconic canoe company, Wenonah. Stay tuned next week for more sacred crafts. Backwater $1,399, Royalex L: 15’; W: 41”; 79 lbs. ($1,529 in Tuf-weave Flex-core, 76 lbs.) ($2,099 in Kevlar Flex-core, 64 lbs.) […]

Boat Book Tributary

04.06.2010

Each Tuesday, we’ll highlight a company in Canoe and Kayak’s 2010 Boat Book. Today, we look at the 2010 designs of AIRE’s Tributary line. Stay tuned next week for more sacred crafts. Tomcat LV $499 in PVC L: 8’4″; W 28″; 26.5 lbs. It is important for a kayak to fit well so the paddler […]

Boat Book Valley

04.06.2010

Each Tuesday, we’ll highlight a company in Canoe and Kayak’s 2010 Boat Book. Today, we look at the 2010 designs of Valley. Stay tuned next week for more sacred crafts. Nordkapp Nordkapp—$3599*, L: 18′; W: 21″; 51 lbs. Nordkapp LV—$3599*, L 17’6″; W: 21″; 50 lbs. Nordkapp RM—$1799 in roto-molded polyethylene, L: 18′, W: 21″, […]

Boat Book INNOVA

04.06.2010

Each Tuesday, we’ll highlight a company in Canoe and Kayak’s 2010 Boat Book. Today, we look at the 2010 designs of the iconic canoe company, INNOVA. Stay tuned next week for more sacred crafts. Helios II EX $999 in fully-coated Nitrylon rubber L: 12.6’; W: 30”; 36 lbs. For 6 years running, the Helios has […]

Boat Book Clipper Canoe

04.06.2010

Each Tuesday, we’ll highlight a company in Canoe and Kayak’s 2010 Boat Book. Today, we look at the 2010 designs of Clipper Canoe. Stay tuned next week for more sacred crafts. LANGLEY Fiberglass $7,495, Kevlar $8,995 (Canadian dollars) L: 29′; W: 51″; composite 390 lbs., Kevlar 325 lbs. This 14 passenger canoe has a shallow […]

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