New England is famous for its unrivaled autumn foliage and American history. While people come from all over the world to drive and hike through the forests, the best way to view the scenery and serenity of fall in New England is by boat.
French soothsayer Nostradamus would have had a heyday this year. After an otherwise ho-hum summer, paddlers across the country were greeted by a rash of freakish, end-of-the-times weather that, in many cases, made survival a higher priority than paddling. But paddlers will be paddlers, and a few got after it anyway.
Last night, NOAA announced that it will stop printing nautical charts on paper. C&K Editor Jeff Moag’s response: trust your skills, not your batteries.
The King of New York Race Series has always had a bit of rivalry between the U.S. and Canada, but never was the title at risk of going north of the border until this year.
The sea kayak team behind last year’s tsunami debris-hunting Ikkatsu Project shifts its focus from Washington to south-central Alaska, where they explored Augustine Island on one of the least-visited and wildest shorelines in Cook Inlet this summer, and (unfortunately) found what they were looking for … and more.
A wilderness first aid handbook is worthless if you don’t bring it with you on the trip. Enter The Wilderness First Aid Handbook by Grant S. Lipman, MD.
“Followed by his pet mallard, John Lawrence Jolley stepped out of a battered aluminum canoe adorned with a cow’s skull, wearing a stained suit with black work books, a wool beret over a baseball cap, and designer women’s sunglasses. He rolled a smoke and began talking.” Our correspondent reports from the 12th Annual Phatwater Challenge in Mississippi.
The rules of the road can in many ways be applied to the waterways of ports
The 2013 King of New York series will come to a close this weekend when the 18th Annual Moose Festival hosts the final race, a mass start event down the Class V “bottom bottom” section of the Moose River.
We’re used to hearing about young kayaking phenoms with the last name Jackson. Now there’s one named Sage Donnelly.
After a 12-day hiatus, river trips began launching on the Grand Canyon on Saturday, Oct. 11, for a period of at least seven days – thanks, in part, to a gaggle of river runners, including raft and accessory maker NRS.
TiTS DEEP kicked off a new web series on Oct. 1 documenting the exploits on and off the water of the world’s top female paddlers.
Temperatures are dropping around the country, but it’s not quite time to pull out the heavy-duty drysuit. That’s when the Bomber Gear Blitz Splash Pants can come in handy.
The Red Ladies Raft Racing team headed to the Gauley to stepp up their training in preparation for the 2013 International Rafting Federation World Rafting Championships in New Zealand this November.
Federal government will allow states to open paddleable parks on their own budget, which could finally get permit holders on the Colorado River in the Grand Canyon.
Interview with Darcy Gaechter part-way through the top leg of her team’s current Amazon source-to-sea expedition, where Gaechter is attempting to be the first woman to complete the descent. Says Gaechter of paddling by an active dam construction site on the Mantaro: “The engineers knew we were coming and agreed to stop blasting for the day, which is a very good thing, otherwise, we would all probably be dead.”
When five Americans went missing in Tajikistan, the paddling community sprang into action through social networks.