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2014 Payette River Games

The 2014 Payette River Games will be held at Kelly’s Whitewater Park on the Payette River in Cascade, Idaho, with a $100,000 cash purse making it the most lucrative river competition in the world.

All Whitewater

Video Camera Setup for Whitewater Rafting

11.20.2007

How to set up a rig for getting great video camera footage of river rafting.

Paddling Drytops 2007

10.03.2007

Waterproof Your Wardrobe in time for the wet season.

Summer Kayak Gear Review

08.18.2007

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.

Alpacka Packrat

06.26.2007

Is the Alpacka Raft the real deal? Packrafting is a legitimately novel way to explore new waterways.

Paddling Terms

06.26.2007

Learn the Lingo – A Glossary of Uncommon Paddling Terms first appeared in Beginner’s Guide ’07

Rafting Russia’s Bashkaus River

06.22.2007

Four rafters ruffle the iron curtain in homemade rafts.

Owyhee River

02.13.2007

The Owyhee River takes you on an intoxicating desert run.

Kayak Tow Systems Review

01.19.2007

Knowledge is key in choosing a safe effective rescue system

Waterfalls on Colorado’s San Juan River

10.27.2006

A deluge on the San Juan River lifted a fun float into a new level.

Car Racks for Kayaks – Load ‘Em Up

04.25.2006

How are you going to get that kayak or canoe to the water? Tim Farmer lays out the options.

Baja With Kids

04.19.2006

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

Kayaking Belize

03.17.2006

Beautiful tropical Belize, with its junlge rivers and coral atolls, is guaranteed to make your midwinter blues fade away.

Getting Started in a Kayak

12.02.2005

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.

Buying a Kayak Basics

12.02.2005

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.

Basics of Buying a Kayak Paddle

12.02.2005

Whitewater or touring? Feathered or unfeathered? What kind of kayak paddle you choose depends on what kind of paddling you want to do.

Inflatable Canoes, Kayaks and Rafts

12.01.2005

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

11.22.2005

What Rafters Do in the Winter – dream & plan.

Buyer's Guide

Buyer's Guide