Top Paddling Schools: For Whitewater Kayak, Canoe, and Sea Kayak.
All the gear, how-to advice, and location information you need to feel free and easy on the river
Plan, pack and paddle. A comprehensive guide to low impact camping and high paddling fun by Beth Geiger.
A canoe or kayak is a backpacker's dream: so much space for gear!
Surf lingo--don't let the terminology stand between you and a great time out on the water. Learn how to play before you jump in.
Self-confessed non-camper Karen Laski spends 12 days in the wild and enjoys (almost) every minute of it.
Some quick guidelines for getting out on the water and having a good time.
Adjust your boat's relative length for a softer landing over ledges or surf.
Learn more about the Headwaters Institute, a non-profit organization working toward bettering the education and communication between national river communities and the general public.
Put the fun back in fundamentals by using an English Gate to shake off the winter rust.
Here's a review of the American Whitewater Affiliation's set of paddling signals.
Paddling communities are a way of staying on top of events, supporting local groups, and being involved in river access and cleanup.
The 'Hip Flick' is your key to stability when high seas put you on edge.
Explore the universal allure of falling water with outdoor writer Jeff Rennicke.
Stress-free outdoor adventures with kids? Kristi Streiffert explains how.
You too can keep a journal: Writer Jeff Rennicke's step- by- step guide to writing down your wilderness adventures.