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One of the Southeast’s easiest escapes from the masses lies at the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains, where a host of pristine rivers cascade through undeveloped forest into Lake Jocassee. A pristine paddling tour to undeveloped waterfalls offers an accessible adventure to get up close, above and under the lake’s lesser-known falls.
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We are super excited to announce we are the title sponsor of Europe's premier whitewater festival: King of The Alps. Located in Merano in the Passeiertal Valley in Italy this beautiful area offers an abundance of outdoor opportunities and is especially known for its beautiful scenery…
From last-minute stocking stuffers to cold-weather essentials plus a few outdoor holiday spirits, we've got the paddler on your list covered
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Epic Kayaks Inc. will be moving its USA Headquarters and East Coast Warehousing to join Pyranha Kayaks at its new Erwin, Tennessee location on the banks of the beautiful Nolichucky River. Epic’s move will benefit the majority of their dealers…
Outdoor Retailer, the largest U.S. tradeshow and premier business event for the outdoor industry, announced today that all three shows in 2019 will now span three days. Dates for Summer Market in June and Winter Market in November will be…
Quietly, over the last 20 years, innovation and advancement in paddlesports has become dramatically more efficient and effective. There are several factors at work, including computer-aided designs allowing smaller teams to work faster through digital modeling rather than prototype testing.…
Paddlesports Retailer, the official national trade show of the paddlesports industry, will remain in Oklahoma City, OK, for at least the next two years. The show will take place from August 26th through August 29th in 2019. In 2020 the…
BIC Group has received an offer from Tahe Outdoors to purchase its subsidiary BIC Sport. The transaction is expected to be finalized by December 31st 2018 and is consistent with BIC’s strategy to focus on its core activities (of stationery,…
In Episode Nine of the R3: Rescue for River Runners video lesson series that debuted on CanoeKayak.com, Jim Coffey covers a topic as relevant as ever: how to mitigate the risks of a foot entrapment situation.
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On the 43rd anniversary of the sinking of the S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald, three men, Joe Lorenz, Kwin Morris and Jeff Guy, presented a check for $15,000 to the Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society. The presentation was held Saturday, November 10th at the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum at Whitefish Point at an event honoring sailors who lost their…
Gilman Grips oar handles are poised to disrupt the oar industry with the world's first high-performance ergonomic oar grips for rowing drift boats and dories, rafts and crafts. Whether you row for dough or for show these grips are worth…
Expedition packing tips from four friends who sought to eliminate single-use plastics from a six week, 600-mile canoe journey across Canada's North, on the Quebec’s Ungava Peninsula.
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What follows is Part III in C&K Editor-at-large Alan Kesselheim’s collection of field-tested, functional gear that has the potential to elevate your trip and serve you well, standing up to the rigors of continual use and the gamut of weather. Read Part II: Light My Fire, and Part I: Shelter, where he first breaks down
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British Royal Marines Commandos 2000-mile journey, by land and sea, through historic WWII sites in Norway to raise awareness for the Royal Marines Charity.
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River guide and member of Quinault Indian Nation Ashley Lewis, on her connection to the Olympic Peninsula's wealth of rivers, most notably highlighted by healthy fishing and paddling flows on the Quinault and Queets rivers.
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Extreme Kayak Fishing's Sailfish Smackdown is back. Tournament will be held the weekend of January 12-13, 2019 and there is still time to register. Check out some of the action from last years even in the promo video below. Entry…
Sailfish, bonitos and tunas were camera shy but this Almaco Amber Jack was hooked in very deep water on the first drop. One of the longest fights I have ever had from the yak. Jigging with 500-700 gram jigs helps…
C&K and Adventure Sports Network are partnering with Bio Bio Expeditions to present the Patagonia Multisport Adventure. This action-packed escape is centered around the big-water paddling experience of the Rio Futaleufú, with transportation, lodging, guides and side-adventures expertly crafted to make the most of Patagonia's unparalleled scenery and culture.
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Maryland kayaker Sean Danielson recounts a harrowing survival incident (and rescue) in frigid Chesapeake Bay waters and the importance of always paddling in a life jacket.
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What follows is Part II in C&K Editor-at-large Alan Kesselheim’s collection of field-tested, functional gear that has the potential to elevate your trip and serve you well, standing up to the rigors of continual use and the gamut of weather. Read Part I: Shelter, where he breaks down the criteria and scope for gear deemed
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If you've ever wondered why iconic paddlers often speak romantically of their time spent solo, it might not be those moments of mirrored lakes and moonlit fires that have them spellbound. The subtle truths of going alone on the land are riddled in opportunities to experience heightened senses as they relate to personal accountability. We
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