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.
Rapid Rewards Anchorage boater charged for paddling an Alaskan classic One of Alaska’s most accessible creeks is off-limits to paddlers, and an Anchorage boater is facing fines or imprisonment for running its Class IV canyon. This fall, Tim Johnson, a guidebook author and organizer of the Six Mile Whitewater Festival in Alaska’s Chugach Mountains, was […]
Day three begins as suddenly as it had ended at the small Buddhist enclave of Trilung Gompa. The caretaker who had fed Ben Stookesberry and Chris Korbulic, rouses the pair early with a piercing Buddhist horn. The whole community comes out to see the pair off as they embark on yet another day of NF […]
C&K’s Annual HOLIDAY GIFT GRAB BAG Peak UK Thermal Rashy: Peak UK proves its whitewater-rooted apparel can cross over to the surf (or simply be used as a baselayer ready to stand alone if things heat up) with its warm, quick-drying, four-way stretch fleece/Lycra Thermal Rashy, featuring a paddling specific cut ($55 l/s, $48 s/s, […]
Standing Up to Buseater Kayak and board designer, Corran Addison, had been board surfing the waves of Montreal’s Lachine Canal for years before he decided to throw a standup paddle into the mix, two years ago. The paddle, he quickly discovered, “opens some doors” for river surfing on an SUP. “If you understand the paddle […]
WWT Reunion 09
Rob Brown and Team River Runner
A CASE FOR THE CORE They will see us through Last summer, Outside magazine proclaimed whitewater kayaking dead, citing meager boat sales, the disappearance of the professional freestyle circuit and a five-year-old participation study. The analysis by Associate Editor Grayson Schaffer seems strengthened by the fact that many of the sport’s marquee boat brands have […]