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[...]
Avoiding Barges: Inside Kris Laurie's Missouri-Mississippi River source-to-sea odyssey
C&K’s editors and contributors pick their favorite stories from the past year.
By Jeff Moag Freya Hoffmeister today announced her plan to circumnavigate the North American continent by sea kayak. The German adventurer will attempt the approximately 30,000-mile journey over the next eight to ten years, paddling in stages of thre[...]
President Obama created a 1.35-million-acre national monument in southeastern Utah Wednesday, further cementing his administration’s conservation legacy. The new Bears Ears National Monument covers a sprawling desert and mountain landscape whic[...]
Though expedition kayaking is evolving fast, paddlers are still uniquely obligated to protect its benchmark run, B.C.'s Grand Canyon of the Stikine.
Outlining 12 key victories this year for river conservation organization American Whitewater
Paddlers Dave and Amy Freeman spent the last year paddling in the Boundary Waters, working to raise awareness about proposed sulfide-ore copper mining near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness. On December 15, the Bureau of Land Management annou[...]
Broad coalition of Minnesota business leaders, sportsmen, veterans and conservationists praise the decision and urge permanent protection.
That's no boat oar, it's an Attwood Marine 5’ Aluminum Canoe Paddle, available for $12.96 at your local Walmart Superstore. Your top hand goes on the T-grip, and it should always be transported inside your vehicle.
C&K's coverage from Standing Rock, profiling the paddlers of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests on the Missouri and Cannonball rivers.