Catching up with cross-Canada voyageur Mike Ranta

Catching up with cross-Canada voyageur Mike Ranta

A Tim Hortons catchup covers the motivations and highlights of Mike Ranta's second solo cross-continent canoe voyage.

Murky Water Boat-building Shops Burns to Ground; Followers Set Up GoFundMe Site to Help

Murky Water Boat-building Shops Burns to Ground; Followers Set Up GoFundMe Site to Help

Squirt boating aficionados have been quick to rally behind one of the niche’s main players to set up a GoFundMe page to help boat-building company Murky Water after its shop burned to the ground Sat. Feb. 4. Based in Binbrook, Ontario, and run by o[...]

72 Dams Removed in 2016, Improving Safety for River Communities

72 Dams Removed in 2016, Improving Safety for River Communities

(Washington) – Communities in 21 states, working in partnership with non-profit organizations and state and federal agencies, removed 72 dams in 2016, restoring more than 2,100 miles of streams to benefit public safety, local economies and our nati[...]

GoPro Mountain Games 2017 registration opens

GoPro Mountain Games 2017 registration opens

Vail, Colo.'s four-day romp of art, athletes, music, and mountains celebrates its 15th year June 8-11

National Paddling Film Fest Hits Kentucky Feb. 17-18

National Paddling Film Fest Hits Kentucky Feb. 17-18

Siskel and Ebert, eat your heart out. It’s time to get your cinematic paddling juices flowing again, while benefiting American Whitewater, at the 35th-annual National Paddling Film Festival, to be held on Feb. 17-18 in Frankfort, KY, at the Buffalo[...]

Across the Caribbean: 94 Days at Sea

Across the Caribbean: 94 Days at Sea

British university students William McCreadie and George Parry discuss the recent completion of their 2,000-mile 'Golden Arc' Caribbean sea kayak crossing of the Antilles.

Letter from the Editor: Digital updates at Canoe & Kayak

Letter from the Editor: Digital updates at Canoe & Kayak

Canoe & Kayak Editor-in-Chief Dave Shively explains the digital-first transition at C&K heading into 2017.

UNFILTERED: Corran Addison

UNFILTERED: Corran Addison

At the very least, count on Corran Addison to shake things up. The brash, innovative, and often-controversial designer of the late ‘90s and early 2000s is back. Addison more or less disappeared from whitewater kayaking in the mid 2000s after a stor[...]

LUNA Sandals Wins Kokatat’s fifth-annual American Made Outdoor Gear Awards

LUNA Sandals Wins Kokatat’s fifth-annual American Made Outdoor Gear Awards

A footwear company won the title, hands down. LUNA Sandals was named the overall winner of the fifth-annual American Made Outdoor Gear Award, sponsored by Kokatat, as announced at this year’s Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City, UT. Op[...]

Colorado Raft Team Comes Up Short in Grand Canyon Speed Record Attempt

Colorado Raft Team Comes Up Short in Grand Canyon Speed Record Attempt

A punctured tube took the air out of their record plans. Rowing a 48-foot custom cataraft built for speed, on Jan. 14 eight paddlers from Colorado, including six members of the U.S. Rafting Team, fell short on their quiet bid to set a new speed recor[...]

Video: Missouri Nurse to Attempt New Distance Paddling Record

Video: Missouri Nurse to Attempt New Distance Paddling Record

Traci Lynn Martin, a 49-year-old registered nurse in Kansas City, Missouri, wanted a new paddling goal—an ambitious one. And what could be more ambitious than setting a world record? So Martin went to the world record people, Guinness, and looked u[...]

Book Review: Crocodiles and Ice by Jon Turk

Book Review: Crocodiles and Ice by Jon Turk

In his new book, Canoe & Kayak contributing editor Jon Turk reflects on how a lifetime of expeditions have shaped a personal “consciousness revolution”—a shift towards a reciprocal relationship with the natural world he’s convinced all of[...]

Mother’s cancer diagnosis sparks Missouri River source to sea

Mother’s cancer diagnosis sparks Missouri River source to sea

Avoiding Barges: Inside Kris Laurie's Missouri-Mississippi River source-to-sea odyssey

Editors’ Picks: Canoe & Kayak’s Top Stories of 2016

Editors’ Picks: Canoe & Kayak’s Top Stories of 2016

C&K’s editors and contributors pick their favorite stories from the past year.