Creek Boat Review: Pyranha 9R II

When Pyranha released the original 9R in 2014, they rewrote the rulebook on creek boats. At the time, creeks...

The Best Paddling & Camping Gear For Your Next...

River guides know all the secrets to staying comfortable while camping, chilling and tending to chores in canyon country....

The Secret Life Of Raft Guides Is Contained In...

I’ve been immersed in the river guide world for more than 30 years. I can’t even start to count...

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A Paddler’s Guide to Social Distancing

Iced in with nowhere to go? As more states and provinces recommend people work from home, stay home from school, cancel paddling events and...

Solo Canoe Review: Adirondack Canoe Company’s 14-Foot Boreas

There’s a brief but particular full chassis shudder a 2003 Suburu Outback makes when its serpentine belt snaps. So,...

Sea Kayak Review: P&H Virgo

My history with 14-foot sea kayaks was inauspicious. Typically, there would be some new iteration to test out for...

Sea Kayak Or Surf Ski?: Review Of The Stellar...

Consider this question before you read further: Do you think the boat in this picture is a surf ski...

Parts Of A Kayak: Increase Your Kayaking Knowledge With...

Every sport has its jargon, and kayaking is no exception. The parts of a kayak have specific names and...

A Dirtbag’s Guide To Building A Canoe & Kayak...

Pickup trucks are utilitarian, but the simple fact is canoes and kayaks don’t fit in them. Yes, you can...

Looking To Improve Your Kayak’s Stability? Here’s What You...

If you find yourself thinking, “This kayak just isn’t steady enough,” you just might be in the market for...

Get A Grip: How To Decide Between Kayak Gloves,...

Want to keep paddling into autumn and winter, but can’t seem to keep your hands from freezing? Want to...

The Broken Skull: The Best New River In the...

This Broken Skull River northern adventure story begins below the marquee lights, outside an 80-year-old downtown theater on a...

The First Self-Supported Tandem Canoe Mission Down The Grand...

I grimace, hold my breath and force the barrel to close. “Shitter is full!” I call to the group. It’s...

Retracing Canoe Routes Of Old On The Eastmain River...

Eighteenth- and 19th-century fur traders knew the vast network of waterways cascading over polished granite through endless black spruce...

3 Canoe Route Options For Enjoying The Beauty Of...

The province of Alberta is blessed with some of the most diverse landscapes in North America. From the world-famous...

Paddling As A Family: How To Choose The Right...

Starting a family brings a world of changes. Priorities shift. Time is at a premium. Most look forward to...

The Industry Has Been Sizing Kayak Paddles Wrong For...

Years ago, when I was working at a prominent paddlesports retailer in Madison, Wisconsin, I had a chance to...

Guide To Whitewater Rafting: What To Expect, Where To...

If you’ve never been whitewater rafting, then you really should put it on your bucket list. It’s an amazing...

How Ottilie Robinson-Shaw Smashed The 1,000-Point Freestyle Barrier

Two weeks before Great Britain’s team selections for 2020, 17-year-old Ottilie Robinson-Shaw was lying in bed, sick and hopped...

How An Unconventional Beer Run Inspired Canada’s Most Exciting...

Gently billowing in a light breeze, a Wikwemikong First Nation flag rises and falls as if dancing with the...

Nova Craft Celebrates 50 Years Of Making Tripping Dreams...

In 1970, paddler Ken Fisher began building a limited selection of fiberglass canoes from his garage in Glanworth, a...