2013 marked another historic year on the Grand Canyon of the Stikine with a boom in successful descents highlighted by the second, third, and fourth complete descents of the legendary 45-mile run by, respectively, Gerd Serrasolses, Aniol Serrasolses, and Galen Volckhausen. C&K contributing photographers Darin McQuoid and Eric Parker captured the late-summer season that was on expedition kayaking's benchmark journey in this exclusive flipbook photo feature.

Watch more on the crew McQuoid paddled with and documented, including Gerd Serrasolses, Aniol Serrasolses, Olaf Obsommer and Jared Meehan:

… and more from a recent U.S. crew including Stewart Caldwell, Ben Hawthorne, Ryan Casey, Seth Stoenner, Sam Grafton and Brian ‘BReal’ Ward: