Sunny days and soaring temps call for the right gear. Here’s a look at what’s out there now to complete your paddling season tool kit.
Is the Alpacka Raft the real deal? Packrafting is a legitimately novel way to explore new waterways.
Learn the Lingo – A Glossary of Uncommon Paddling Terms first appeared in Beginner’s Guide ’07
Four rafters ruffle the iron curtain in homemade rafts.
The Owyhee River takes you on an intoxicating desert run.
Knowledge is key in choosing a safe effective rescue system
A deluge on the San Juan River lifted a fun float into a new level.
How are you going to get that kayak or canoe to the water? Tim Farmer lays out the options.
Mixing rich Mexican culture, bathtub-warm water, and a little adventure, Conception Bay is the perfect Baja destination for a family sea kayaking trip.
By Tom Bol
First appeared in Beginner’s Guide to Canoeing and Kayaking, 2006
Beautiful tropical Belize, with its junlge rivers and coral atolls, is guaranteed to make your midwinter blues fade away.
Sea kayaking can be as gear-intensive as any other sport, but every kayaker eventually acquires similar, basic gear, and you only need a few things to get you started.
You want to buy a kayak, but you don’t know where to begin. Don’t worry – we’ll help you sort it out. From our annual Buyer’s Guide, here are the basics of buying a kayak.
Whitewater or touring? Feathered or unfeathered? What kind of kayak paddle you choose depends on what kind of paddling you want to do.
They’re not just pool toys anymore. Inflatable kayak, canoes, and rafts take some of the fear factor out of whitewater for paddling newbies.
What Rafters Do in the Winter – dream & plan.
How to keep bugs out of your forward paddling stroke….now how to get them out of your bed is another story.
Learn how to make delicious do-it-yourself meals that taste so much better than the commercial bags of freeze dried blandness.