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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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Colorado River

04.17.2013

Colorado River was listed as one of the Most Endangered Rivers in America for 2013.

Bugging out? Eddy’s Got Answers

04.17.2013

Eddy’s got answers regarding eating leather boots and bug repellants.

Special Mention: Merced River

04.17.2013

The Merced River is a special mention to the 2013 Most Endangered Rivers List.

Aquaphile—Essays From The Field

04.17.2013

For the last decade, the smoky joint Under-the-Hill Saloon has also served as the headquarters for the Phatwater Challenge, a 42-mile race that finishes at the boat ramp below this bar in Natchez, Mississippi.

Rough & Ready and Baldface Creeks

04.17.2013

Rough & Ready and Baldface Creeks were listed as one of the 2013 most endangered rivers.

Flint River

04.17.2013

Flint River in Georgia is on 2013 Endangered Rivers list.

Catawba River

04.17.2013

Catawba River is one of the 2013 Top Endangered Rivers

San Saba River

04.17.2013

San Saba River on the 2013 Endangered Rivers List

Creek Racing is Back—And this time it’s serious

04.17.2013

30 of the world’s best paddlers charge a giant slalom course on Idaho’s signature Class V drop at the North Fork Championship.

Paddling Chernobyl? A case for exploring polluted waters

04.17.2013

Brooklyn-based author and canoeist Andrew Blackwell wanted to look deeper into the area devastated by the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

Little Plover River

04.17.2013

Little Plover River is one of 2013′s Top Endangered Rivers

America’s Most Endangered Rivers

04.17.2013

American Rivers released its annual “America’s Most Endangered Rivers” report. This 2013 list features 10 rivers around the country facing urgent threats. Grassroots river conservationists have teamed up with American Rivers to use the report to save their local rivers.

NRS Zen Rescue PFD

04.17.2013

In this installment of Trade Talk, C&K recently caught up with Jacob Boling with NRS at the 2013 Canoecopia expo to talk about their new product, the Zen Rescue PFD.

Destinations—The West Coast

04.16.2013

North America’s west coast has some of the sweetest sea kayaking venues in this dimension, and many of them are also blessed with small lodges with kayak-minded hosts and convenient water access.

Chattahoochee Journal: The Journey’s End

04.16.2013

The rivers are flowing again. The reservoirs upstream have been topped off for the first time in a long while. Winter rains fulfilled their promise this year. But nothing is ever certain this far downstream.

Going Deeper and Deeper

04.16.2013

For the last decade, the smoky joint Under-the-Hill Saloon has also served as the headquarters for the Phatwater Challenge, a 42-mile race that finishes at the boat ramp below this bar in Natchez, Mississippi.

Testing Boundaries

04.16.2013

Rivers carve deep canyons and divide hostile neighbors. They cut pathways through lawless country, and beckon us to follow. It’s no wonder that river-runners have their own canon of unspoken boundaries that, from time to time, they feel compelled to cross.

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