Search Results For: "slippery when wet"
For the last decade, the Alseseca has been garnering attention from big-name kayakers around the world. Its seemingly endless miles of classic rapids, famous drops such as Silencia and the Tomatas and numerous sections make the Alseseca the river paddlers love to run and filmmakers love to shoot. This Monday, April 8, Five2Nine released its final episode of Currents, offering a different angle to Mexico’s jewel river.
For some, running tall waterfalls has become the Holy Grail of whitewater kayaking. But for a successful descent to count, among both peers and any world record claims, the kayaker has to stay in his or her boat after the plunge. While swimming doesn’t diminish the size of one’s cajones, it does place an asterisk net to its listing in local lore. That said, following are the largest droops of note we could find recently where the paddler stayed in his boat.
The ancient ‘hongs’ of Thailand’s Phang Nga Bay have remained hidden from for centuries. Now, a group of intrepid guides are taking small groups into these vast sunken lagoons. You’d never find the narrow cave entrance between the rising tide and soaring limestone cliff without the help of a guide. It’s like a secret door […]
Photography and Review by Berne Broudy AT A GLANCE Gear Review of 12 Lightweight Camping Accessories Cocoon – Silk Mummyliner Lightload – Camp Towel MSR – Packtowl Ultralite Quixote Design – Down Travel Pillow Big Agnes – Insulated Air Core Mattress GSI Outdoors – Micro Table Snow Peak – Titanium Cafe Latte Set Therm-A-Rest – […]
Cold rainy Alaska is the perfect place to trade in your soggy tent for a comfy berth with hot showers.
One of the best things about canoeing is the opportunity it provides to explore a wide variety of waterways and wild landscapes. This notion was reinforced last October when I went on two separate canoe trips within a two-week period. The first outing was on the Hanford Reach section of the Columbia River in central […]