For 30 years, the only thing I’d ever used my Gerber Knife for was to spread peanut butter. But when that rope came tight, it saved my life.
Since moving down from Alaska a few years ago, I have longed for a place with the same glacier-sculpted landscape, where grizzlies lounge in pristine creeks, munching on salmon. In all the lower 48, I’ve only found one place that comes close: Glacier National Park in Montana. The park straddles the Rocky Mountains as they […]
Go Fish! with our special Kayak Fishing Issue of Canoe & Kayak magazine – on sale now. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or subscribe today! On the Cover:Testing fishing kayaks in northern Baja, Mexico. Photo by Rober Zaleski. DESTINATIONSDenver, Colorado – Get wet in the high country. By Doug […]
The special Rafting Issue of Canoe & Kayak is on sale now. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or subscribe today! On the Cover:Paddle-rafting Costa Rica’s Rio Reventazon. Photo by Paul Villecourt. DESTINATIONS Adventures in Tasmania – Ecology and Culture in the land beyond the seas. By John Bowermaster Living […]
Race co-founder Mark Gorman claimed the overall title in the inaugural Sitka Sound Ocean Adventure Race on Saturday. The race for any human-powered watercraft benefited the Sitka Maritime Heritage Society, which is renovating a historic boat house so it can be used as a museum. The entrants used kayaks, rowing sculls and two Tlingit warrior […]
The Vancouver Island region is a large, sparsely populated area, encompassing Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands as well as a portion of the mainland. It has one of the world’s most diverse ecosystems: rainforests, marshes, meadows, beaches, mountains, oceans, rivers and lakes create habitats for multitudes of wildlife species.
Like the Jack Daniels’ in my guide’s hip flask, the Suwannee River colours my dangling feet in a warm amber wash. We are somewhere in Georgia, above the Florida state line when we paddle our Crayola-coloured kayaks around another serpentine bend. Six good ol’ boys are standing crotch-deep in the whiskey waters, the golden hue […]
The first annual Hobuck Hoedown – the North Coast Surf Kayaking Festival was a resounding success. The Memorial Day Festival was located on the Olympic Peninsula at Hobuck Beach near Cape Flattery ( a Makah Indian Nation town), the extreme Northwestern point of the continental USA. The festival, the first of its kind in the […]
Severe storms that ripped through the Midwest June 7 destroyed much of the Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort in Northeast Wisconsin, leveling buildings and throwing kayaks and merchandise across the highway and into the trees. Co-owner Jamee Peters watched from the basement of one of 10 buildings on the 25-acre property near White Lake, Wisconsin, […]