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Destination: The Green River’s Labyrinth and Stillwater Canyons

Most of the Southwest’s canyon floats involve serious whitewater. What makes this section of the Green River perfect for sinking into “River Time” is that it dives deep into that rock-wall dimension, but the current stays benign the entire route, a no-brainer for open canoes or touring kayaks. The other draw is that the potential […]

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Top 10 Dream Sea Kayaking Trips

01.20.2014

It’s soon time to figure out where to spend your vacation days. We have listed our top sea kayaking trips for those looking for adventure out on the ocean.

Can This Lizard Save the Grand Canyon of the Andes?

01.16.2014

As the threat of its damming looms near, the Marañon may have found its strongest defenders in two unlikely characters: newly discovered lizards.

NINE RIVERS: a C&K film debut exclusive

01.16.2014

NINE RIVERS is a short film from Hayfire Media’s David Hartman, Adam Biehler and Matt Perpick, who joined passionate canoe-tripper and born-again coureur-de-bois Ryan “Turbo” Forsyth for a 600-mile, monthlong journey across Canada’s ‘Little North,’ that pushed all four men to the breaking point. The film is debuting exclusively on CanoeKayak.com

Final Round in Pacific Paddle Surf Series

01.16.2014

With three events down, the Pacific Paddle Surf Series has two remaining rounds to determine who is the “Best in the West” among the three paddling events.

New routes through “Green Hell”

01.15.2014

Poland’s undercover canoe-tripping machine Maciej Tarasin notches another South American first on Colombia’s Rio San Jorge in this exclusive translation of his late 2013 expedition.

New Year, New Gear

01.14.2014

The paddling industry never stands still. They experiment with new designs to improve performance. Here are some of 2014’s top kayak gear to look forward to.

SUMMER OF STIKINE

01.11.2014

In this exclusive photo flipbook, C&K contributing photographers Darin McQuoid and Eric Parker capture the late-summer season that was on expedition kayaking’s benchmark journey: The Grand Canyon of the Stikine, as 2013 marked another historic year with a boom in successful descents highlighted by the second, third, and fourth complete descents of the legendary 45-mile run by, respectively, Gerd Serrasolses, Aniol Serrasolses, and Galen Volckhausen.

Stay Warm, Stay Safe on the Ocean

01.09.2014

Canoe & Kayak teams up with the US Coast Guard to bring information regarding sea kayak safety during the winter season.

Chicas Welcome the New Year

01.07.2014

The women kayakers from TiTS DEEP look back on one epic year of bigwater runs, stout drops and tight-knit camaraderie in their latest episode “Year 2013 in Review.”

A Holiday Report from the Caribbean

01.06.2014

Catching up with Russell and Graham Henry, the Canadian brothers whose bold sea kayak journey across the Caribbean has been an expedition of opposites thus far: Daylong crossings on windy, current-laced waters with crash landings on boulder beaches, and a layover on Richard Branson’s private island. After tracing the coastlines Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic, we hear from the Henrys before the biggest crossing of their expedition.

Breakfast In the Wild

01.03.2014

One of overnight paddling’s greatest joys is camp food—especially sweet treats. Anders Klint share with you some of my favorite desserts, simple and yummy.

Happy Canoe Year!

01.01.2014

We’ve scoured the country to find the most ardent group of New Years Day paddlers we could, who every year ring in the new year with a dip of the paddle blade.

From the Vault: State of Canoes in 1988

12.31.2013

We dug through our archive and found this treasure by Bill Mason reflecting on the art of canoe designs. So read, reminisce and say farewell to an era in canoeing.

Sea Paddling Safety 101

12.27.2013

Canoe & Kayak teams up with the US Coast Guard to offer tips on how to stay safe while paddling America’s oceans and bay areas.

2013′s TOP STORIES

12.27.2013

It’s that time of year again, when we look back on the year that was and we crunch the analytics to determine the top stories of the year at CanoeKayak.com.

Boating Milestones

12.25.2013

This story featured in our 40th anniversary issue, which debuted in March 2013.

A Mid-Atlantic Holiday at Sea

12.24.2013

Somewhere on the Atlantic Ocean, midway between Europe and North America, Polish super-paddler Aleksander Doba is spending Christmas alone in a 23-foot-long, 39-inch-wide kayak. In October, the tireless 67-year-old departed Portugal. Next stop: Florida.

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