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The Great Future Of Plastic Sea Kayaks

I watched the swell, trying to gauge when I’d have water to ride over the barnacle-covered rock. I got...

Is The High Price Of Gore-Tex Really Worth It?

We’re standing at a trail junction in the October rain, stuffing our faces with trail mix. It’s a damp,...

Welcome Back, Otter

I’m drinking coffee on a seaside rock on Knight Island, Prince William Sound, Alaska. From the velvety fog comes...

The Inescapable Truth About 30 Years Of Sudden Change...

I’m looking for my lunch rock from 30 years ago. The summer Germany reunified after the Berlin Wall came...

How Alaska’s most iconic paddling paradise escaped extinction

I’m lounging on a gravel bar, drinking a beer after a long day on the river and a long...

Why Busy People Need An Epic Whitewater Trip

Find out why Hannah Griffin says the busiest people are most in need of an unforgettable trip.

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