Colin Field

Ultimate Guide to Kayaking at Night: Lights, Bioluminescence And...

Paddling in the dark is like entering a new world. On a moonlit lake, a familiar route becomes exotic. The sounds of the bow cutting through the water 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 tie a bunch of sketchy knots and dangle the boat...

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 an outrigger. What are kayak outriggers? Simply put, they’re like...

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 way to see a river, experience the power of whitewater...

Take A Load Off: How To Find The Right...

If you’ve ever had to carry a kayak more than 50 feet—especially by yourself—the idea of a kayak cart has probably already come to your mind. What is a...

Versatile & Fun: How To Buy A Recreational Kayak

Getting into any new sport requires a huge investment, both in time spent researching and in money itself. If you’re thinking about buying a kayak, you’re probably already aware...

The Beginner’s Guide To Canoeing

There’s no better way to get on the water and get away from it all than in a canoe. Canoeing is simple, efficient and has a relatively low barrier...

4 Ways Of Treating Water In the Backcountry To...

Humans don’t actually need that much to survive: food, water and shelter. You can even skip food and shelter for a few days—but you can’t live long without water....

Kayak Skirts: When To Use, How To Wear, What...

If you’re new to kayaking, you may keep hearing the word skirt or sprayskirt. And you may be wondering, what is a kayak skirt? Depending on the kayaking you’re...