Kayaking is a paddle sport using a boat where the paddler faces forward, legs in front of the user or users, using a double-bladed paddle to propel and steer them through the water.
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I am not sure what I had in my mind when I found out Sweden was going to be the location for Hobie Fishing World's 7. I had these mental images of mountains, ice, snow and freezing cold temperatures. It couldn't have been further from that. The last leg of my journey there began with
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Mustang Survival®, the North American brand known for innovative solutions for the most demanding marine environments, has created a comprehensive Guide for PFD Inspection and Maintenance (available for download) for recreational boaters in recognition of National Safe Boating Week (May 19-25, 2018). As warmer…
Paddlesports Retailer, the official North American tradeshow of the paddlesports industry, has selected the Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel as the venue for the 2018 Paddlesports Industry Dinner, featuring the first ever Paddling Magazine Product & Industry Awards. The inaugural…
Rob Choi has recently submitted his application for a world record red drum caught fly fishing to the International Game Fish Association (IGFA) while on his Old Town kayak. If approved, the 53lb red drum will replace the previous record of 41 lbs. Choi is no stranger to the kayak fishing community. He is a
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This short course in successful food prep for expeditions comes down to a single phrase: Dry your own! Pick up a food dehydrator and start experimenting. The upside? Take control of your backcountry diet, ensure variety, save money, and eat like you do at home on the trail. There's nothing worse than being three days
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The Ontario Sea Kayak Centre (OSKC) is proud to announce its fifth annual Women on the Water Festival. In partnership with Wild Women Expeditions, the event offers skill sessions taught by some of Canada’s most decorated and experienced female paddling…
On April 19, 2018, Confluence Outdoors announced the launch of its new Specialty Advantage Program, an effort to support its specialty dealers with directed marketing, Internet sales and consumer financing. Todd King, the vice president of marketing at Confluence says…
Waterpalooza started five years ago when Joel and Janis Martin, a Central Tennessean family came up with the idea to create a community centered outing. They wanted to allow customers to demo various kayaks, SUP boards and other watercraft. What started as a small demo day eventually grew into a highly anticipated event, drawing in large crowds
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"Rivers are the lungs of our ecosystem. In the spring they take a big breath, fill with water, and slowly exhale throughout the year. That is, if they are functioning right." Mike Fiebig, Conservation Director for the Northern Rockies with American Rivers, passionately paints a picture of the diverse roles rivers play in our ecosystem,
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The National Park Service reminds visitors to enjoy Grand Canyon safely and to remember a visit to Grand Canyon is not like going to the zoo-there are no fences to separate you from real wild animals. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/view-wildlife-safely-2018-1.htm
R.W. Hand's fourth attempt to recreate Ed Gillet's historic 1987 crossing takes a tragic, immediate turn
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A new museum exhibit celebrates the river running culture of Glen Canyon before Lake Powell.
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Hikers must access the South Kaibab Trailhead by shuttle bus. There are two options.
An early morning Hikers’ Express goes to the South Kaibab Trailhead from Bright Angel Lodge shuttle bus stop, the Backcountry Information Center, and Grand Canyon Visitor Center daily, year-round. Parking is available at the Backcountry Information Center.
The Kaibab/Rim Route shuttle provides transportation between the Grand Canyon Visitor Center, the Yavapai Geology Museum, the South Kaibab Trailhead, Yaki Point, and rim viewpoints.
Visit the Shuttle Buses page for schedules and more info.
New reality show offers $1 million to team covering famed 2,600-mile voyageur run from the Pacific Coast to Hudson Bay in 10 weeks or less (fur traders took 14).
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I’ve told quite a few people that one of the best purchases I’ve made for kayak fishing was a Lowrance map/fishfinder unit and satellite imagery map card. Having the map on and at arms length all day long lets me make way better decisions on the water, as I figure out the pattern for the
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Episode 1 of Paddling Parents, presented by NRS features Bethesda, Md. father of two Eric Friedenson's lessons for helping kids use fun to foster a love of whitewater and rivers.
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H2O Performance Paddles welcomes Rob Yager to the H2O Paddles Team. Rob will be H2O’s full time US Account Manager responsible for developing H2O’s retail network in the US. Rob brings with him a wealth of Paddlesports experience, including 7…
An Oregon couple who sank their brand-new kayaks on Oregon’s North Santiam River two years ago are now seeking nearly half a million dollars in damages from Dick's Sporting Goods, the retailer that sold them the boats.
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The 28th annual Grand Canyon Star Party will be held from Saturday, June 9 through Saturday, June 16, 2018 on the South and North Rims of Grand Canyon National Park. https://www.nps.gov/grca/learn/news/2018-star-party.htm
Hell Or High Water will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary on May 12, 2018 on the Petawawa River. Canada’s biggest whitewater race will be bigger and badder than ever. The late spring means some of the largest river flows…