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On the Cover:
Sylvain Grossmann paddles under the
midnight sun, Upernavik Fjord, Greenland.
Photo by Jean-Luc Grossmann


PADDLING THE PARKS – Federally protected lands mean pristine
waterways—dip your paddle into one with
this mini-guide.

GREENLAND STYLE – Paddlers chill among ice giants and
warm up to local culture. Photos by
Jean-Luc Grossmann

GLACIER BOUND – Eighteen years after the Exxon Valdez
spill, kayakers live like royals in Prince
William Sound.By Eugene Buchanan.

PORTRAITS – Faces from sea kayaking's front lines.
Photos by John Bolivar.


FORWARD – Don't be an overhero.
By Frederico Reimers

PUT IN – Lights, kayak, action: Two filmmakers rock
the boat. Plus, kayaking to the ultimate ski
tour, and the year's best expeditions.

HOW TO – Make your camp more comfortable, take
better photos, and catch the surfing wave.

GEAR – Twist and Shout: These new touring
paddles put an array of sizes and feather
angles at your fingertips.

MAP – Maine's Boothbay region: secrets of
New England's sea kayaking nirvana

AQUAPHILE – Paddle through a busy Puget Sound
harbor? Go fly a kite.
By Jonathan Shipley

TEST – Test driving (and crashing)
the best new sea kayaks

TAKEOUT – How San Juan savvy are you?