In 2011, as historic floods swept America —including the highest flow ever recorded on the mississippi--a few intrepid canoeists and kayakers seized the chance to paddle the unprecedented. Here are their stories.
Looking back on two decades spent exploring the rugged and surprisingly remote Channel Islands wilderness, just off the crowded Southern California coast.
Operation Ellesmere, Paddle Oregon, Lake Superior's super-kids, a salute to whitewater's very own Batman, and canoeing firsts from Colorado to the NFCT. Plus, the ultimate source to sea
What's new in gear
A complete rundown of the best new kayaks, canoes, rafts, SUPs, paddles and accessories for 2012