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Eagle Creek: The Long Way

Inside Jacob Cruser and Matt King’s vertical (re-)exploration of Oregon’s Eagle Creek, becoming the first paddlers to link every previously run waterfall in a single trip.

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Sardinia’s White Coast

05.25.2014

Mike Bezemek “Is dangerous coast,” says Francesco. He points north across turquoise sea toward the shadowy coastal mountains we will reach tomorrow. “Cinque-cento meters.” He sets down his paddle and lifts his palms. “Up. From the sea.” Floating next to him, I convert Castilian-influenced Italiano into Español, then English, then from metric to feet. “Fifteen-hundred […]

Kayaking Sardinia’s White Coast

05.25.2014

There’s a moment on any kayak trip when it all becomes worth it. The writer is learning just when that moment is on the Sardinia White Coast.

Sardinia’s White Coast

05.25.2014

During his adventure kayaking Sardinia’s White Coast, the writer asks whether the sardines are named after the location. He gets his answer.

Sardinia’s White Coast

05.25.2014

The writer, a whitewater paddler, finds himself won over by the sea after adventuring along Sardinia’s White Coast.

HOW TO PACK: Expedition with kids

05.22.2014

The idea of kids and canoe trips can seem like a daunting undertaking. Don’t fret; here are some Dan Clark’s tips and tricks to create the best memories in your life.

Demshitz Celebrates the Pacific Northwest

05.22.2014

The Demshitz crew finds paradise in several runs in the Northwest. This latest edit just showcases “Eagle Crick” and the Little White Salmon.

Northern Forest Canoe Trail gets a new leader

05.21.2014

Catching up with Kerrie Thomas, recently elected to serve as the new executive director of the Northern Forest Canoe Trail, a Vermont-based nonprofit serving the 740-mile water trail.

Pelican ProGear Urban Elite U160

05.16.2014

  Pelican ProGear Urban Elite U160  MSRP: Around $200 (pelican.com) Review and Photos by Greg Fassett My passion is adventure photography, and I often find myself photographing ocean sports from small listing vessels crowded with people and gear. Last June, I documented a 3-day 100-mile canoe race on the Big Island of Hawaii. The seas, […]

Paddling the Colorado River to the Sea

05.14.2014

When we reached the Gulf of California in 2012, I’d not return to the delta until the river did. This week I paddled the Colorado River to the sea.

The Colorado River has Reached the Sea

05.14.2014

Since the beginning of the Colorado River Pulse Flow on March 23, the overriding question has been whether the water will reach the sea. A Canoe & Kayak team found the answer on May 8.

Final Frames: The 2014 Whitewater Grand Prix in Photos

05.13.2014

As the 2014 Whitewater Grand Prix comes to a close, C&K contributor John Rathwell frames the world’s top whitewater competitors in this exclusive gallery with overall results highlighted by overall wins by Martina Wegman and Dane Jackson.

Open Boater Sticks 70-foot Waterfall, Sets new World Record

05.12.2014

It only took 16 weeks before the 20-year-standing canoe waterfall record was broken. Brad McMillan ran 70-foot Desoto Falls, clearing 10 feet from Coffey’s Truchas.

Canada from Coast to Coast

05.12.2014

Catching up with canoe-tripper Mike Ranta, 35 days into his inspiring attempt at the world record for longest canoe trip in a single season: a grueling 5,000-mile, single-season crossing of Canada, from Vancouver, B.C., to Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

What is Bayou Paddling?

05.09.2014

One paddler explores the lore and mystery of the bayou, seeking to find a fitting explanation of paddling’s greatest undefined body of water.

Grand Prix Expectations

05.08.2014

An inside look ahead to the 2014 Whitewater Grand Prix’s weekend finale with stage highlight videos and updates from the international invitational as it moves to the frigid waters of Quebec for two big-water freestyle competition stages.

Try These Pelvis Stretches for Paddlers

05.08.2014

A few simple hip stretches for paddlers stretches can fix major hidden pelvis issues, helping you feel good in your boat and top of your game on the river.

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