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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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Winter Kayaking: Blue River, Indiana

11.21.2013

Canoeing in winter offers the best natural rewards. The Blue was the first river chosen for inclusion into Indiana’s Natural and Scenic Rivers System.

Winter Kayaking: Pennsylvania Creeking

11.21.2013

In this section of winter kayaking destinations, check out Pennsylvania creeking at its best—and coldest. With some warm layers, you can have fun all year.

Embrace the Cold: Winter Kayaking

11.21.2013

With proper clothing and equipment, and due respect for the season’s cold water and shortened days, winter can be the best paddling season of them all. So bundle up, and boat one of these eight classics this winter.

New Guinness Record: 2,099 Boats

11.20.2013

It’s official. History’s largest conglomeration of canoes and kayaks became a Guinness Record last Aug. 31 at the Suttons Bay Floatzilla 2013 in Michigan.

Weather Channel Features 2010 Oregon Huck for the Ages

11.19.2013

Grueling effort, the right crew, and for Erik Boomer, three dollars wisely spent at the gas station put them on the Weather Channel three years after hucking falls.

Three New National Water Trails Open

11.18.2013

On Monday, Nov. 18, the Secretary of the Interior decreed that three waterways would be added to the National Trails program, a system of 11 locally managed water trails.

Success for Grand Canyon Speed-Runners

11.18.2013

We set out to ride a 37,000-cfs surge for a three-day Grand Canyon speed descent. If we weren’t paddling hard before the sun came up, we’d blow it.

Kickstarting the Amazon Express

11.15.2013

C&K editor Jeff Moag catches up with West Hansen, who’s raising funds for a full-length documentary about his 2012 Kayak the Amazon Express expedition.

Waterfall Huck in Red Bull Illume Finals

11.15.2013

Canoe & Kayak asked photographer Lucas Gilman how he got the whitewater shot that earned him a spot among the Red Bull Illume’s top 50 photos.

Autumn Paddling in New England, Part Four

11.15.2013

Words and Photos by Ian MacLellan I thought all the wild sections of the Connecticut River were behind us, but south of White River Junction, Vt feels more wild than up north, with dark conifers towering on both sides. There is also the highest concentration of endangered species in Vermont or New Hampshire; home to the […]

Why Paddle the Mississippi River— Part 1: The Bluffs

11.14.2013

The River Gator crew celebrates the openeing of the new Lower Mississippi River Water Trail in three parts, starting with the 81-mile upper section from Caruthersville, Mo., to Mud Island in Memphis, skirting the scenic Chickasaw Bluffs.

THE INSIDE LINE: Onondaga Nation Chief Jake Edwards

11.14.2013

This episode of The Inside Line looks at Chief Jake Edwards of the Onondaga Nation, who provides more background on this summer’s Two Row Wampum Renewal Campaign paddle across New York and down the Hudson River.

Whitewater Women Web Series Episode 2

11.14.2013

The second episode of the TiTS DEEP webisode series explores the woman behind the camera. That’s right, this is an all-woman project right down to the crew.

Photo Flipbook: Kayak Corsica

11.14.2013

C&K Contributing Photographer Darin McQuoid provides a visual journey back to the scenic Mediterranean island cradle of creekboating in this photo flipbook and story from our August 2013 issue installment of ‘Dirtbag Diaries,’ tracking a spring kayak trip from Slovenia to the island of Corsica.

Wild Animal Encounters

11.12.2013

In a heartwarming moment of wild animal encounters, a paddling Samaritan picked up an exhausted northern hawk owl from the frigid Lake Tuusula in Finland. Local Pentti Taskinen placed him on the bow of the boat and paddled him over to the safety of land, where the young owl rested for a while before flying […]

Cold on the Cheap: Winter Gear

11.11.2013

Drysuit prices out of range? Consider classic-budget winter gear for cold-weather insulation. Ben and Willy Dinsdale talk about wetsuit-drytop combinations.

Autumn Paddling in New England, Part Three

11.11.2013

“What need of details? Miles in a voyage are of no more a count than years in a life: they may be filled with a common place. Men live by events and so they paddle.” Quote found in “Canoeing circa 1888″ from Athletics and Manly Sports by John Boyle O’Reilly found in Titcomb Cabin. A […]

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