Inside the 24-Hour Distance Padding World Record Speed Descent of the Salmon River

Inside the 24-Hour Distance Padding World Record Speed Descent of the Salmon River

"With record snowpack, paddling high-water levels, nonstop, into the heart of the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness: This was a challenge beyond what any of us had ever known."

Chase for the Salmon Speed Record

Chase for the Salmon Speed Record

A 24-hour rowing attempt at the distance paddling world record by Idaho rafters Jon Barker, Ian Faurot and Shane Moser broke the distance record, setting a new 282-mile mark by using a single cataraft and linking sections of Idaho's Salmon River sys[...]

Bradt, Serrasolses, and Wells brothers Set New 24-Hour Distance Record on Idaho’s Salmon

Whitewater kayakers break 24-hour distance record linking high-water Idaho runs

This weekend, expedition kayakers Tyler Bradt, Aniol Serrasolses, and brothers Todd and Brendan Wells paddled nearly 300 miles of continuous whitewater to set a new 24-hour distance world record by linking high-water runs on upper tributaries of Idah[...]

Cross-Canada Dispatch #1: Up and Over British Columbia

Cross-Canada Dispatch #1: Up and Over British Columbia

Photojournalist David Jackson shares photos and memories from 50 days with cross-Canada canoeist Mike Ranta

Paddling the Inside Passage with Wild Raven Adventure

Paddling the Inside Passage with Wild Raven Adventure

Long-haul canoeists Pierre Pepin and Jennifer Gosselin on the second stage of their NorAm Odyssey.

Setback for 70-year-old Transatlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba

Setback for 70-year-old Transatlantic Kayaker Aleksander Doba

A 70-year-old grandfather attempting his third Atlantic crossing in a kayak has been turned back by heavy weather and will try again to clear the U.S. east coast later this week.

Into the Danger Zone

Into the Danger Zone

Paddlers Ross Murray-Jones and Mark Coronato describe the crux of an impressive two-month, 800-mile sea kayak circumnavigation of the Philippines island of Palawan.

Rivergator Dispatch #5: Our storm-camp homes

Rivergator Dispatch #5: Our storm-camp homes

The Rivergator expedition builds storm camps and enters the "Chemical Corridor" while paddling the newly mapped Lower Mississippi River Water Trail

En Route with the Last Voyageur: Mike Ranta

En Route with 'The Last Voyageur,' Mike Ranta

C&K contributing photographer David Jackson captures the first 500-plus miles of Mike Ranta's third cross-Canada canoe voyage, photo-documenting a month spent manhauling canoe and gear across the ridges, valleys and plateaus of the northern Rockies, [...]

Aleksander Doba in NYC

Aleksander Doba in NYC

Photo gallery from Polish adventurer Aleksander's Doba's May 2016 launch of a third trans-Atlantic kayak crossing, which ended days later in Sandy Hook, New Jersey.

Rivergator Dispatch #4: We Are the Wild Ones

Rivergator Dispatch #4: We Are the Wild Ones

The Rivergator expedition, creating awareness of the newly mapped and designated Lower Mississippi River Water Trail, enjoys solitude in the remote "Muddy Waters Wilderness" section during its transit of the entire trail.

Circumnavigating Palawan, “the world’s best island”

Circumnavigating Palawan, “the world’s best island”

Two friends from the UK set out for the Philippines adventure of a lifetime, and find plenty of it along the way

Interview: Around New Zealand in 432 Days

Interview: Around New Zealand in 432 Days

On New Years eve, Kiwi sea kayaker Lynn “Red” Paterson paddled into Auckland, NZ, completing an epic personal challenge that took her over a year to achieve: The 54-year-old had paddled around New Zealand’s North and South islands, a distance o[...]

Jamaica by Kayak: The 6 ½ Commandments of International Paddling Expeditions

Jamaica by Kayak: The 6 ½ Commandments of International Paddling Expeditions

Tips for traveling to paddle. The second dispatch from the team attempting to complete the first kayak circumnavigation of Jamaica.