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Rides: Monica and Frank Woll’s Current Designs Extreme

Rides: Monica and Frank Woll’s Current Designs Extreme

Monica and Frank Woll met paddling, arrived at their wedding by sea kayak, honeymooned in their boats, and have continued to paddle throughout their lives together.

Canoe and Kayak Racks: Overcoming Small Car Syndrome

Canoe and Kayak Racks: Overcoming Small Car Syndrome

Lucky for us, rack-manufacturers are as eager to defeat mini-rig limitations as paddlers are, and they’ve conjured a staggering array of ingenious racks and accessories to keep us in the game. All [...]

Rides: Jerry Vandiver’s Souris River Le Tigre Quetico 17

Rides: Jerry Vandiver’s Souris River Le Tigre Quetico 17

One night in the Boundary Waters explains it. We had picked a particular campsite that gave us a clear view of the Perseid meteor showers. I’d never seen them without light pollution, so we were exc[...]

9 Good Things That Happened at the Jersey Paddlesports Show

9 Good Things That Happened at the Jersey Paddlesports Show

Last weekends’ Jersey Paddlesports Show saw a large mixed crowd of paddlers swarm in to check out the latest and greatest gear.

Short Boats, Big Gains

Short Boats, Big Gains

Exploring the genre of high-performance, light-touring boats that bridge the gap between expedition and rec kayaks with a look at Paul Gamache's 3,900-mile, 78-day source-to-sea record descent of the [...]

YETI to Release Cooler with Built-in Shotgun Rack and Blender

YETI to Release Cooler with Built-in Shotgun Rack and Blender

Austin, Texas (April 1, 2015) – YETI Coolers, the brand that created and leads the premium cooler category, today introduced its latest innovation, the Ridicooler. A cooler unlike anything the mar[...]

Adventure Medical Kits: Ultralight/Watertight

Adventure Medical Kits: Ultralight/Watertight

Stocking a trip first aid kit is always a crapshoot. 80 percent of the time you never even open them up, but talk to a doctor or a wilderness first responder, and you’d think you need everything fro[...]

Rides: Clay Shepherd’s 16’ Island Falls Wilderness Guide

Rides: Clay Shepherd’s 16’ Island Falls Wilderness Guide

No matter the weather or water conditions, there are no bad days paddling my canoe. In the end, star-studded evenings, full moons, and Class III rapids all contribute to my romance of a wooden canvas [...]

Review: Watershot Waterproof LED Lighting

Review: Watershot Waterproof LED Lighting

By Aaron Schmidt Over the past fall and winter I was fortunate to test two different waterproof video lighting setups. My main goal was to see if these lights, originally designed for video work, coul[...]

9 Good Things That Happened at Canoecopia

9 Good Things That Happened at Canoecopia

By Jeff Moag I spent last weekend at Canoecopia, the biggest gathering of paddling aficionados in the world. For three days each March, a nondescript exhibit hall in Madison, Wisconsin becomes the cen[...]

Video Review: Mariner Drone Stress Test

Video Review: Mariner Drone Stress Test

By George Fielding As ariel video drones continue to drop in price, they’re starting to become more intriguing for amateur filmmakers. For paddlers, a POV camera mounted to a waterproof drone of[...]

Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 UL

Sierra Designs Flashlight 2 UL

At three-and-a-half pounds, Sierra Designs’s Flashlight 2 UL will appease ounce counters, while the "gear closets" and eight-inch awning will provide the rudiments of livability.