Week in Review: December 19, 2014

Bear Grylls on surfing the Ottawa River: “If he capsizes…he might not survive.” A little over-the-top? Maybe, but Devyn Scott sure is good at what he does Kayak launch fail. This shouldn’t be so difficult Sometimes the third time isn’t the charm La Garganta del Diablo, The Throat of the Devil Aptly named and over […]

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Kayaking Sardinia’s White Coast


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


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


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


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


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


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


  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


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


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


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


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


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?


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


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


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.

The Making of NRS Films’ Dream


It’s part kayak vid part Where the Wild Things Are meets Alice in Wonderland, all on the water. Watch NRS Films Dream then read what the hell it’s all about.

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