Canada’s Peel Watershed One Step Closer to Recieving Protection

“It’s a pristine alpine region with stunning scenery, exceptional wildlife, great hiking and whitewater,” says Neil Hartling, the owner of Whitehorse, Yukon-based Nahanni River Adventures and long-time local guide. “The plexus of rivers that form the watershed provide years of expedition options that could fill a career of northern adventures.”

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Empty Sea Kayak Found in Tasman Sea


McAuley was attempting to be the first solo paddler to cross the tumultuous 1600km (1,000-mile) Tasman Sea between Tasmania and New Zealand. Late Friday (Feb. 9) The New Zealand Rescue Coordination Center received a garbled emergency radio message but could not confirm it was from McAuley. Searchers found his overturned kayak Saturday evening. His life […]

Amateur Video Contest


SMILING FACES AND BEAUTIFUL PLACES AMATEUR VIDEO CONTEST Thanks to all the contestants. Voting has closed! And the winna is! Scott Neely! PRIZES Scott NeelyFIRST PRIZE: Airfare and 4 night hotel accomodations for 2 to Charleston, SC. Paddle with Greg Barton. Jerry NolanSECOND PRIZE: Thule Slipstream car top rack system. AZ BoysTHIRD PRIZE: Winners choice […]

Northern Exposure


first appeared in December ’06 Canoe & Kayak C&K: It’s been about three weeks since you stopped paddling. Are you still sore? JM: No, not at all. My hands are a bit messed up, but no shoulder or back problems at all, a bit surprising really. I’m just starting to run again. Shuffling is more […]

Canoe & Kayak, March 2007 – Table of Contents


This latest issue of Canoe & Kayak is on sale now. It is the “Green Issue” – our first issue printed on Recycled paper. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or subscribe today! FEATURES Arkansas Phoenix – How far would you go to steal a glance at a bird science […]

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Kayaks Across The Andes


Story and Photos by Michael Powersfirst appeared in Kayak Touring 07 For many years, the renowned Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magellan searched in vain for a protected northerly water route across South America. Finally in 1520, he risked his entire fleet of Spanish ships to sail on a perilous journey around the tempestuous southern tip of […]

Kayak Fishing Gear of Choice


By: Ryan EvansCanoe & Kayak Web Exclusive 1/22/07 It is a common question asked by many anglers on a daily basis…….what rod and reel do you recommend for kayak fishing? That is like asking which vehicle should I purchase next? Before blurting out your favorite combination the next questions should be…..where are you fishing? What […]

Stott Wins Dusi Canoe Marathon Title


1/21/07 Ant Stott realised a lifelong dream when he won the Hansa Powerade Dusi canoe marathon title with a perfectly calculated final-stage charge into Blue Lagoon in Durban, and in the process broke the overall race record by six minutes. “It is awesome, awesome, just awesome,” was Stott’s reaction when he reached the finish. “I […]

Kayak Tow Systems Review


Knowledge is key in choosing a safe effective rescue system

Paddling the Upper Chattooga


TEAM COMPLETES CHATOOGA A team of kayakers and canoeists explored the upper Chattooga River last week, an exploratory trip that may bolster the U.S. Forest Service to lift a 30-year ban on paddling the river section. The team paddled the Class IV-V Rock Gorge section of the Chattooga, located between Burrells Ford and Highway 28, […]

Canoe Journal


This latest issue of Canoe Journal is on sale now. Pick up a copy at your local newsstand or paddling shop, or order a copy today! ON THE COVER Quiet waters in Ontario’s Pukaskwa Park. Photo by Gary McGuffin FEATURES BOREAL CONFLUENCE – Five French adventurers complete an arduous five-month expedition from the Pacific Ocean […]

Kayak Touring


Kayak touring is one of the fastest growing outdoor activities in the country today. Also known as sea kayaking, it’s just as likely to occur on freshwater lakes and big rivers as on tidal estuaries and the open ocean. Either way, Kayak Touring is a must-have magazine if you’re interested in learning what it’s all […]

Green Light for Rupert River Hydro


Quebec, January 10, 2007 Provincially owned global energy giant Hydro-Quebec has received permits to begin building a series of dams, tunnels and canals on the Rupert River, which flows through 380 miles of pristine wilderness in northwest Quebec. The water from the Rupert will be redirected a hundred miles north into the Eastmain River watershed, […]

Santa Cruz Surf Kayak Festival 2007


The best surf kayakers in the world will be in attendance to compete with the American team that won the 2005 World Championships and those US West upstarts that took the World Cup in Portugal. Competitors will be here to hone their skills at the internationally acclaimed Steamer Lane break in preparation for the next […]

Paddling Mentors for Summer 2007 Trips


January 11, 2007 (Golden, Colo.) – Big City Mountaineers, the country’s leading volunteer organization devoted to mentoring urban teens during wilderness trips, is seeking volunteers for its 2007 summer trips. Five adults are paired with five teens from a local youth program for an unforgettable eight-day backpacking or paddling trip. Men and women volunteers, 21 […]

Touring Sea Kayaks Review – 2007


by Libby BlissPhotography by John Bolivarfirst appeared in Kayak Touring 2007 Just when you think another sea kayak couldn’t possibly fit into the market—voila!—some newcomers (Atlantis, Delta, Point 65 North) are angling for the name recognition enjoyed by companies that have been part of the kayaking lexicon (Eddyline, Prijon, Wilderness Systems) for years. While many […]

Paddling Tips – Plan For the Worst


by Michael Pardyfirst appeared in Kayak Touring 2007 It started simply enough. Andrew and I were paddling with a group of eight inexperienced paddlers around a small headland, about 300 yards wide, into the shelter of a large bay. The wind was near 20 knots, and it was with us. The waves were one to […]

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