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Hyperlite 2-Person Ultamid: Fast Shelter

My experience . . . I don’t always have much time to get shelter over my head. No time to unpack and pitch a tent. No time to find trees and string a tarp. Or no trees. Most of those moments are driven by the undercurrent of desperation as violent squall or windstorm is approaching. […]

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Fishing/Boating Week at National Wildlife Refuges June 1-8

06.04.2008

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 […]

World’s Richest Kayak Race

06.04.2008

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 […]

5 Wilderness Water Trails

06.04.2008

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 […]

Beginner’s Guide 2008 Edition

06.03.2008

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 […]

MIDDLE STATES PADDLE SHOPS

05.31.2008

Arkansas – Kentucky – Missouri – Oklahoma – South Dakota – Tennessee – West Virginia

GULF OF MEXICO STATES

05.30.2008

Alabama – Florida – Mississippi – Texas

MOUNTAIN STATES PADDLING SHOPS

05.30.2008

Colorado – Idaho – Montana – Nevada – Utah – Wyoming

PACIFIC OCEAN STATES -PADDLE SHOP LISTINGS

05.30.2008

Alaska – Arizona – California – Hawaii – New Mexico – Oregon – Washington

How To Get Started in Kayak Fishing

05.28.2008

How do you get started? Start with the basics and dip your toes in a little at a time.

Paddling Shops Directory – United States

05.28.2008

State by State Directory of Paddling Shops

Learning to Kayak

05.22.2008

Learning to kayak can be intimidating.

Rafting With Kids 101

05.21.2008

A lot of work, but worth every tantrum and tattletale

An Uncertain PathA journey of paddling discovery

05.21.2008

Post One – May 18, 2008Post Two – June 15, 2008 Have you ever wanted something so badly that you could never let it go? Thought so hard about it that you feel like you belong in a mental institution? Have you felt it pull on your most concrete principles? I have. It is my […]

Canoe or Kayak? Which one is right for you?

05.20.2008

Canoe & Kayak Web Exclusivestory by Cliff Jacobsonphotos by John Bolivar Editors note about the author: You will probably figure out in reading this article that the author is a canoe man through and through. He currently owns twelve canoes-eight tandem’s and four solo’s. In his words” Canoes are like dear friends; one can never […]

Paddling South Carolina’s Water Trails

05.16.2008

Our kayaks slip quietly through the dark river waters following deer as they plunge through the marshy wild rice paddies, into the creek and swim off in search of drier land. We paddle the Palmetto Water Trail which flows down the Cooper River to its end in a cypress pool in the Wadboo Swamp, deep […]

SP – Canoeing – Test Article

05.15.2008

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Volcano Eruption Threatens Futaleufu River Valley

05.12.2008

For many years the Futaleufu River and valley has been at threat from proposals of dams and mines. Today mother nature is calling the shots. The government of Chile, Michelle Bachelet has declared a state of emergency with the very recent eruption of Chaiten Volcano on May 2, 2008. This paradisal valley is surrounded by […]

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