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Grand Canyon Alone

‘Why Rush Through Paradise’ explores the longest continuous wilderness river in the Lower 48 through the solo experience of paddler-filmmaker John Nestler, while weaving in the perspective of prominent Grand Canyon boaters.

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Lasso Security Kayak Locking Cable

12.20.2013

When your boat’s safety is at stake, keep it secure with the Lasso Security Kayak locking cable. You’ll be glad you spent a little money to save a big investment.

Carhartt Allerton Hoodie

12.20.2013

Carhartt equipped this burly cotton-nylon layer with a few subtle foul-weather extras like a water-repellant membrane to extend winter hours outside.

Nook Backcountry Tent

12.20.2013

The Nook Backcountry tent by Cascade Designs is an ideal paddlers’ pick for floaters needing a spacious solo option.

OR Dry Peak bagger

12.20.2013

The Outdoor Research Dry Peak bagger is a minimalistic 9-ounce solution that markets as a “waterproof summit backpack.” It’s the ultimate dry pack.

Helly Hansen Charger Windblock

12.20.2013

Helly Hansen Charger Windblock is a versatile layer that can work as both a hefty base- or windblocking mid-layer. Great for paddling on cool days.

25 Days of Schwagmas

12.20.2013

Here are our picks for the easily stuff-able, box-able and shippable paddling items that will put a smile on your boating loved one’s face Christmas morning.

High Fives and Party Waves Physical Therapy

12.20.2013

To those athletes who lose the sport they love to paralyzing injury, High Fives Foundation offers a new sport in surfing and physical therapy.

SealLine Pro Pack

12.19.2013

The SealLine Pro Pack is a series of drybags that just won’t quit, even when you wanted to a long time ago.

New Water Trails for the Waking

12.19.2013

The National Trail System now has three new water trails, as part of the nationally recognized waterways. We break down these new additions.

MADE IN CANADA Episode 5: B.C.’s Elk River

12.19.2013

Episode 5 of Five2Nine’s Made in Canada series features British Columbia’s Elk River, seen through the stokes of one of B.C.’s top expedition paddlers, Mikkel St. Jean-Duncan, and his wife Lianne Germaine. C&K caught up with St. Jean-Duncan to tell us about his favored hometown run and on keeping paddling and work local to balance a stacked schedule of elite steep-creek races and big expeditions.

100-liter Scully Duffel

12.18.2013

The northern minds at MEC were certainly thinking outside the box to deliver such a rectangular shape, with the Scully Duffel waterproof bag.

The Big Water 5″ Fillet Knife

12.18.2013

The Fillet knife has become an essential on any paddle or float where fresh fish play a role in the evening feeding festivities. This 3.2-ounce knife that can turn even the tiniest catch into taco filling

Talon Knife

12.18.2013

The Talon presents a novel, “instinctive to use,” solution to an on-water emergency that require victims or rescuers alike to have free hands to grasp.

Gerber Crucial Multi-Tool

12.18.2013

The Crucial Black Multi-Tool is the perfect PFD companion, clipping on and packing a 5.5-inch, half-serrated blade plus a few other key, essential components.

Yak About Adventures, A New Zealand Roadie

12.18.2013

Kayaker Jaime Sharp wants his series on kayak New Zealand to answer humanity’s oldest question: “why do we choose the paths we do and what gives us meaning?”

Photo Flipbook: Tahiti Nui Va’a

12.18.2013

A photo essay on Tahiti’s marquee race, the Tahiti Nui Va’a. The photos take us on a journey through the three-day, 105-mile outrigger curcuit of the island.

Hobie Bayside Polarized Sunglasses

12.17.2013

Most of us choose sunglasses because of the way they make us look. I like the Hobie Bayside Polarized Sunglasses because of the way they make me see.

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Buyer's Guide