From swimming among golden jellyfish to kayaking over sharks in crystal clear waters, Palau has everything an adventurous traveler could want in a vacation.
This installment of ‘From the Vault’ brings back a story from the August 1988 issue of a team’s three-week search for beluga whales inside the inner recesses of the Baffin Islands.
High water ups the ante at American Whitewater’s fall classic, the 30th annual Gauley Fest.
Like a story straight from Dr. Seuss, a crew of two from the Willamette Riverkeeper canoe goats over to the river’s islands to eat away the invasive species and help with environment restoration.
Paddle Ontario’s French River, a 65-mile stretch designated as a CAnadian Heritage River and wild almost all the way through.
Paddle in the wake of explorers, fur traders and wilderness visionaries on waterways that have only improved with the passage of time
Whitewater paddlers ought to thank the late U.S. Senator Frank Church, the father of the 1968 Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, for legislation to preserve free-flowing rivers. Closest to Church’s heart was Idaho’s Salmon River.
On the Trail of Lewis and Clark Central Montana’s Upper Missouri River proved to be one of the most challenging and inspiring parts of the Corps of Discovery’s 1804-1806 expedition across America. Lewis and Clark’s 33-person team had it tough on the Upper Missouri, hauling six dugout canoes and two behemoth 35-foot pirogues upstream to […]
Few had a greater impact on protecting wild places in the 20th century than writer and naturalist Sigurd Olson (1899-1982), whose collection of lyrical stories immortalized the Boundary Waters Canoe Area.
A hard-ass, one-armed Civil War veteran named Major John Wesley Powell led the first team to descend the turbulent waterways that have since become America’s best-known rafting rivers.
From Chamberlain Lake to the confluence with the St. John River, the Allagash flows nearly 100 miles through lakes, ponds, runnable Class I to III whitewater, falls and short portages, making this the quintessential seven- to 10-day Maine canoe trip.
The second episode of “Made in Canada”, a joint project between Five2Nine Productions and NRS, looks at the Taureau through the eyes of the man who embodies the river’s legendary status.
Races two and three ended on Labor Day weekend, and with only one more race to go on the bottom Moose, it looks as though the King of New York may become a Quebecois paddler. Can the U.S. step it up to keep the win in America?
With just over 100 miles to go, the four-man team will finish their two-month, 600-mile traverse around the Baffin Islands. Here is a collection of dispatches detailing their adventure so far.
US paddlers Fabien Lefevre and Dana Mann just missed the podium at the ICF Slalom Worlds —Lefevre took fourth in men’s K-1 and Mann fifth in women’s K-1.
Want Woodstock on the water? Head to Gauley Fest, AW’s biggest fundraiser, held every third weekend in September on West Virginia’s Gauley River.
Developers are poised to dam Ecuador’s Rio Jondachi, a classic jungle river for rafting that if dammed will lose a burgeoning tourist industry worth $1 million (US) annually and the region’s unique biological diversity.