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Goods for the Northern Forest Canoe Trail

A look at C&K Editor-at-Large Alan Kesselheim’s packing list for his summer sojourn on the portage-studded 740-mile Northern Forest Canoe Trail route from New York to Maine.

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5 WAYS … a paddling exchange can create change

03.21.2014

A Grand Canyon paddler discovers five ways that the Ríos to Rivers’ international student kayaking exchange works to spread the global message of river conservation on the paddles of the next generation.

Top Pants for Late Winter Paddling

03.20.2014

It’s easy to dress warm on the upper body, but lack of proper gear will always leave legs out in the cold. As the melt begins, it’s never too late to find the right winter paddling pants.

Mountain Mind Collective: ‘Cuando en Colombia’

03.20.2014

“Cuando en Colombia,” the first in a series of Mountain Mind Collective feature episodes debuting exclusively on CanoeKayak.com, follows a team of international paddlers’ exploration of the remote waterways, dense jungles, and turbulent whitewater of Colombia’s Suarez, Samana and Caldera rivers.

Trans-Atlantic Kayaker Resumes Voyage

03.19.2014

For trans-Atlantic kayaker Aleksander Doba, it’s been a long strange trip. And on March 26, it’s going to get a lot stranger.

THE CASE FOR … Conservation’s Next Generation

03.19.2014

How a paddling exchange taking students from Chile’s threatened Rio Baker to the Grand Canyon helped one writer realize that tackling conservation’s biggest challenges can start by helping the next generation of advocates focus on the small changes of simply understanding a river’s ecological role.

Five New Peruvian River Runs

03.19.2014

Expedition paddler Rocky Contos shows an exclusive sneak-peak at a sampling of five new Peruvian rivers, some of the best whitewater runs out there.

DamNation wins Audience Award at SXSW

03.18.2014

A new film that celebrates dam removal has won the SXSW Audience Award at the trend-setting music and technology festival in Austin, Texas.

What I Learned

03.14.2014

Janet Moreland, the first woman (and American) to ever paddle the entire Missouri-Mississippi River complex, shares the lessons learned from her inspiring 223-day, solo source-to-sea expedition.

Many Muddy Months

03.14.2014

Paddling alongside Janet Moreland during the end of her historic 3,780-mile solo journey to the Gulf of Mexico. Featured in the March 2014 issue of Canoe & Kayak magazine.

Google’s Street View Grand Canyon

03.13.2014

They’re calling it Street View, but we’re not. No matter how cool this is–and it is very cool–the Colorado River is not a street.

How to go Big for the Grand Canyon

03.13.2014

Winter paddlers demystify the path to the Grand Canyon, one of America’s most desired private paddling trip, with tips on how to increase your permit odds, set up and execute this trip of a lifetime.

Yosemite Rivers Now Open to Paddling

03.13.2014

Yosemite National Park’s new Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for the Merced places paddling on the same footing as climbing and hiking within the park’s boundaries. The plan officially opens three coveted sections to paddling, including the Yosemite Valley, Merced Gorge and South Fork Merced.

Lost and Found

03.12.2014

Inside Daniel Alvarez’s 4,000-mile sea kayak journey across the contiguous United States from Minnesota to Key West .. and back to Minnesota via the Atlantic coast and the Great Lakes.

True Source — Part 1: Discovery & Rivalry

03.11.2014

Go inside Jeff Moag’s cover story from C&K’s June 2013 ‘Amazon Issue’ with this a three-part multimedia story of the race to reclaim paddling’s greatest source-to-sea prize.

First Descent: Michoacán

03.10.2014

This five-part series follows an all-star crew to the western Mexican state of Michoacán, a vast and completely untapped whitewater wonderland. Episode one features Dane Jackson.

Video: Record High Water on the Little White Salmon

03.07.2014

No one had ever run the Northwest’s quintessential Class V+ test piece at such high water. Here is how it looked from the seat of Todd Wells’ kayak.

Santa Cruz PaddleFest 2014: The Basque Invasion

03.07.2014

In this segment of Santa Cruz Paddlefest 2014, reporter Bryon Dorr talks with Edu Etexeberria of the Basque Team on what it’s like to be a surf competitor.

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