Montana to Dallas

Montana to Dallas - Spirit of Adventure Nominee - 2015 C&K Awards

Montana to Dallas ADVENTURER: Keith Lynch WHAT: A 4,000-mile solo canoe trip from Montana to Dallas. HOW:Leaving behind his 20-year, Dallas-based career in finance, Lynch, 43, launched his canoe on th[...]

Blind Grand Canyon Descent

Blind Grand Canyon Descent - Spirit of Adventure Nominee - 2015 C&K Awards

Blind Grand Canyon Descent ADVENTURERS: Erik Weihenmayer and Lonnie Bedwell WHAT: Paddling the Grand Canyon of the Colorado, blind. HOW: For 21 days, Weihenmayer and Bedwell paddled 277 miles through [...]

Seven-Month BWCA Solo

Seven-Month BWCA Solo - Spirit of Adventure Nominee - 2015 C&K Awards

Seven-Month BWCA Solo ADVENTURER: Gary Fiedler WHAT: 220 days and over 800 miles of solo travel in Quetico Provincial Park and the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness HOW: Starting in March, and car[...]

Volga Source-To-Sea

Volga Source-To-Sea - Spirit of the Adventure Nominee - 2015 C&K Awards

Volga Source-To-Sea ADVENTURERS: West Hansen and Jeff Wueste WHAT: First complete descent of Europe’s longest river HOW: Hansen and Wueste funded an expedition to become the first to paddle from the[...]

Missouri/Mississippi Speed Descent

Missouri/Mississippi Speed Descent - Spirit of the Adventure Nominee - 2015 C&K Awards

Missouri/Mississippi Speed Descent ADVENTURER: Paul Gamache WHAT: 3,900 miles down the largest watershed in North America in 78 days. HOW: Starting in Brower’s Spring, Mont., the route to Louisiana [...]

Solo Volga Source-To-Sea

Solo Volga Source-To-Sea - Spirit of the Adventure Nominee - 2015 C&K Awards

Solo Volga Source-To-Sea ADVENTURER: Mark Kalch WHAT: Paddling solo 2,300 miles from the source of Europe’s longest river to the sea HOW: Kalch, who is attempting to paddle the longest river on each[...]

Fastest Circumnavigation of Vancouver Island

Fastest Circumnavigation of Vancouver Island - Spirit of the Adventure Nominee - 2015 C&K Awards

Fastest Circumnavigation of Vancouver Island ADVENTURER: Russell Henry WHAT: A 750-mile circumnavigation of Vancouver Island in 12 days, 23 hours, and 45 minutes. HOW: Paddling 12 to 14 hours a day, o[...]

Grand Canyon Speed Descent

Grand Canyon speed descent - Spirit of the Adventure Nominee - 2015 C&K Awards

Grand Canyon Speed Descent ADVENTURERS: Ben Orkin and Harrison Rea WHAT: 277 miles through the Grand Canyon of the Colorado in 37 hours, 48 minutes HOW: Using 18-foot fiberglass sea kayaks, Orkin and [...]

Labrador Passage

Labrador Passage - Spirit of the Adventure Nominee - 2015 C&K Awards

Labrador Passage ADVENTURERS: Peter Marshall and Andrew Morris WHAT: A 372-mile canoe trip through Canada’s remote Labrador province using only traditional equipment. HOW: Retracing Mina Hubbard’s[...]