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Destination: The Green River’s Labyrinth and Stillwater Canyons

Most of the Southwest’s canyon floats involve serious whitewater. What makes this section of the Green River perfect for sinking into “River Time” is that it dives deep into that rock-wall dimension, but the current stays benign the entire route, a no-brainer for open canoes or touring kayaks. The other draw is that the potential […]

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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 […]

Adirondack Paddlefest 2008 Kicks Off May 16

05.12.2008

Mountainman Outdoor Supply Company (New York’s largest canoe and kayak dealer) of Old Forge, New York is proud to announce Adirondack Paddlefest 2008 on May 16 – 18, 2008 in Old Forge, New York. The event includes clinics, on-site test paddling, speakers, instruction, chances to win free canoes and kayaks, live music, food, fun for […]

Reno River Festival 2008

05.11.2008

It was a clean sweep for the Jackson clan at Reno’s 5th annual River festival during the freestyle competition on Saturday. They took the top positions in each division. The competition opened at Wingate Park,with a flow of about 1000 cfs on the Truckee River, in front of a packed crowd of close to 8,000 […]

Brazil Paddle Trip with Jesse CoombsPart 1

05.09.2008

This is the first installment of 6 articles describing a trip to the largest country in South America. Why Brazil? …….Any time ClearH2Ofilms is looking for amazing scenery, big drops and first descents for our new project, we always know Brazil will deliver the goods. The timing could not have been better as veteran filmmaker […]

Boating Outfitters Directory

05.08.2008

Comprehensive List of Boating Outfitters in the U.S.

Paddling Schools Directory

05.08.2008

A comprehensive list of Paddling Schools

Red Canoe Journal Leg 7:The Daredevil Installment

05.06.2008

Standing across from Evel Knievel’s Snake River ramp today I’m wondering what would have happened if Evel had cleared the canyon back in 1974. Yes, the ramp is still there. There’s also rock, worn from people who have bumped across the desert to get a better vantage point, a few spent shotgun shells and beer […]

Five Intermediate Touring Kayaks on Review

05.06.2008

Good news. Manufacturers have recognized the needs of intermediate paddlers, and created a new class of kayaks just for you. These 13- to 14-foot boats sport sleek sea-kayak lines plus some beginner-friendly features—like wide hulls and padded seats—for those looking to step up their game, or the length of their trips. All of these boats […]

Shaw & Tenney Paddle Company Turns 150 This Year

04.30.2008

Shaw & Tenney, the oldest manufacturer of oars and paddles in the U.S. and the third oldest manufacturer of marine products, turns 150 this year. Started in 1858 as a water-powered manufacturer on the Stillwater River in Orono, Maine, the company has moved twice within the same town and changed owners only three times. Shaw […]

6 Easy River Kayak and Raft Permits

04.29.2008

Easy Permits Mean More Fun, Less Red Tape… and more time on the river this summer. Discover lesser-known gems like the hassle-free multi-day runs on this list.

Brown Pelicans Being Considered for Removal From Endangered Species List

04.25.2008

Over the last 10 years, while guiding kayak tours at Anacapa Island and along the southeast end of Santa Cruz Island – part of the Channel Islands National Park – there’s always one seabird more than any other species that clutters the volcanic sea stacks and craggy spires at locations like Cathedral Cove and Scorpion […]

Trip Report: Ecuador 6 days, 6 runs, One good time

04.25.2008

Darcy is pantomiming to me from an eddy at the bottom of a rapid on Ecuador’s Mishualli River. She’s pointing, tapping her head, and finally motioning with her paddle. I feel like a flustered kid on first base who has forgotten the steal sign.

Outdoors Inc. Hosts 27th Annual Mississippi River Canoe & Kayak Race

04.25.2008

On Saturday, May 3rd 2008, the mighty Mississippi will shut down, except for a bunch of dedicated canoe and kayak racers. It’s the 27th running of the largest canoe and kayak race in the southeastern U.S – the Outdoors Inc. Canoe and Kayak Race. For Race Details – www.outdoorsinc.com Over 500 recreational and expert paddlers […]

Six New Whitewater Kayaks for ’08

04.23.2008

Whitewater Kayak Review of 6 New kayaks for 2008

Canoe & Kayak Staff BlogKayak Fishing in the Everglades

04.22.2008

PREVIOUS BLOGS Jim’s 4/2/2008 Kates 4/6/2008 Kates 3/27/2008 Jeff’s 3/19/2008 4/21/2008 – John Bolivar, aka JB, WebEditor/Photographer Last week it was colder and rainier than a typical cold and rainy Pacific Northwest spring( snow in Seattle in April is too much to take after a wet rainy winter.) It was time for some tropical therapy […]

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