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Why Rush Through Paradise?

Teaser for “Why Rush Through Paradise?” a film debuting next week on CanoeKayak.com, as contributor John Nestler spends 27 days alone exploring the Grand Canyon: the longest continuous wilderness river in the Lower 48.

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The Poland Trek

05.22.2012

A 700-mile journey from the Tatras Mountains to the Baltic Sea by foot, packraft, and kayak.

Mastering Molokai

05.21.2012

Oscar Chalupsky, 49, wins his 12th Molokai World Championships title.

The Aleutians 2012 Expedition

05.21.2012

Keirron Tastagh and George Shaw are paddling over 1,500 miles through the Aleutian Islands, helping the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service study the Northern Sea Otter.

Spring Moosefest 2012

05.18.2012

The spring Moosefest (a toned down version of the fall event) delivers big hits and challenging lines, but is also a place to step it up for Class IV paddlers.

Putting Butts in Boats

05.18.2012

Self-propelled adventure vagrants Glenn Charles and Richard Harpham are giving people a closer glimpse of old New York using tandem sea kayaks.

5 Reasons the Boater Chick Festival Rules

05.16.2012

In a sport otherwise dominated by the harrier gender, the Boater Chick Festival offers a supportive and enthusiastic outlet for female whitewater paddlers.

America’s Top 10 Most Endangered Rivers

05.16.2012

The ten U.S. waterways that are most at risk to be drastically affected in the next year from threats like pollution, dredging, mining, drilling, and irrigation.

Gatherings: Allen De Mayo 2012

05.14.2012

On May 5, 2012, around 50 friends, family and acquaintances of the late Allen Satcher gathered for the first annual “Allen De Mayo” event.

Preview: The 14th Annual Adirondack Paddlefest

05.14.2012

Friday, May 18, to Sunday, May 20, more than 3,000 boaters will flock to the 14th Annual Adirondack Paddlefest in Old Forge, N.Y.

12 Rivers in 2012

05.11.2012

Rivers for Change and Adventurers and Scientists for Conservation are paddling 12 different rivers from source to sea to help study climate change.

Gatherings: Ode to the Nordheimer

05.10.2012

An inside look at the sixth annual Cal-Salmon Race—a grassroots event held each May on California’s Class IV-V Nordheimer stretch.

Behind the Scenes: ‘Through Paddle’

05.09.2012

C&K’s exclusive interview with Mike Lynch, who’s new film documents the 45 days he spent paddling the 740-mile long Northern Forest Canoe Trail last summer.

Video: The North Shore

05.08.2012

A free 48-hour online screening of Chris Gallaway’s new film about paddling on the North Shore of Lake Superior.

LORDS OF DOGTOWN

05.04.2012

Last Friday, C&K contributing photographer Darin McQuoid captured this image of Will Pruett on Dogtown Creek. More easily drawn to high-water runs on the South Yuba, McQuoid, Pruett and Justin Patt committed to an exploratory mission on the low-water creek tributary of the Upper Middle Cosumnes River outside of Placerville, Calif., after seeing a picture of a waterfall online.

Norway Adventure Uncovered

05.04.2012

A new book ‘Norway: The Outdoor Paradise,’ from James Baxter, Scottish alpinist/expedition paddler who skied and then paddled the length of the Norwegian coast in 2009, highlights the wild coast’s best sea kayaking.

Virtual Coach: Your First Rodeo

05.04.2012

Five years ago, Adam Chappell had only dabbled in flatwater when he saw YouTube clips of kayakers at Buseater and taught himself to loop in his backyard pool. Now a rising talent in freestyle kayaking’s competitive ranks, Chappell walks you through his first go-to trick sequence in this Virtual Coach installment that can help you build a routine for your summer festival contest of choice.

What did you do for your midlife crisis?

05.03.2012

What started with a confession over warm beer will turn into 2,500 miles of cold paddling. On Tuesday, May 1, British paddlers Andy Mullins, Geoff Cater and Mike Greenslade set out from Portscatho on the Cornish South Coast, beginning their attempt to circumnavigate Britain by sea kayak. To their knowledge, only 16 other expeditions (23 […]

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