“Battle of the Susitna,” the latest feature episode from Todd and Brendan Wells’ production company Mountain Mind Collective explores one of Alaska’s premiere whitewater runs, Devil’s Canyon of the Susitna. As the crew journeys into the Susitna via seaplane, and the massive rapids of Devil’s Canyon, the quickly find out the greatest battle is off the river, with a proposed dam on the Susitna.
WHAT: LEER and Canoe & Kayak Magazine Truck Topper Sweepstakes – We will draw one name from the entries. WHEN: Contest runs from June 17 –Sept 17th, 2008. HOW TO WIN: It’s easy! No purchase necessary! Just send an email with ‘LEER Truck Topper Sweepstakes’ in the subject line to: Scott.Waidelich@canoekayak.com or mail a postcard […]
Post One – May 18, 2008 Post Two – June 15, 2008 ‘What else could go wrong?’ ‘Ohhhhh no, don’t say that,’ was my friend’s response, calling me out on jinxing myself. I shrugged off the warning and went to bed, tired and frustrated. So far, in my grand summer’s worth of boating adventures, I […]
Blue skies and good times, well good times anyways. This year’s Teva Mountain Games in Vail, Colorado boasted huge crowds, a variety of mountain sports and an assortment of weather. THURSDAY Arriving at Homestake Creek in Red Cliff, Colorado on Thursday morning for the Steep Creek Race, competitors had more to battle than the 480 […]
Introduce your youngster to fishing, or come fish together as a family at a national wildlife refuge during National Fishing and Boating Week, June 1-8. Most states waive fishing license requirements for one or two days during the week and America’s national wildlife refuges are great places to take advantage of this opportunity to get […]
Moments before the start of the richest ocean kayak race in history, defending champion Dawid Mocke is trying to replace the missing drain plug of Australian Olympian Ken Wallace’s surf ski with a packet of sports gel. Wallace hopes the makeshift effort keeps the boat from taking on water in the raucous conditions prevailing outside […]
The water trails phenomenon began in the late 1980s, and now the trend is gathering momentum like a tandem canoe after a few well-orchestrated strokes. Water trails offer everything from maps to well-marked access points and campsites; practically the only thing left to chance on your planned escape is the weather. We covered the grandaddy […]
Canoe & Kayak’s 2008 Edition of the Beginner’s Guide is on sale now. It’s our once a year issue that inspires and educates all those new to paddle sports. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or subscribe today! C&K Eco Fact: C&K proudly uses 85 percent post consumer waste. On […]