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Don Starkell, world’s most epic canoeist, dies at 79

Don Starkell

Don Starkell paddled from Canada to Brazil and through the Northwest Passage. Continue reading

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Understanding the Basics of Whitewater Streamflow

Stream gauge

Whitewater paddlers love numbers. Get a group of them together and inevitably you’ll hear statements like, “ it was big, like 5.6” or “it sucked, 600 cfs”, or “I was paddling Rapid 9 with my 35 degree, 198,in my 1.5, … Continue reading

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Waterproof Backpacks for Exploring Wet Places

Outdoors Research Waterproof Backpacks

“Back sacks” are a hybrid between a backpack and a dry bag. Continue reading

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Washington DC Whitewater Paddling Guide

Whitewater kayaking the Maryland Chute on the Potomac River

A guide to whitewater highlights in and around Washington DC for kayakers, canoers and rafters. Continue reading

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2011 Paddling Film Festivals Kick Off this Month

Paddling Film Festivals

With spring runoff just a few weeks away, two paddling film festivals kick of this month to get cabin bound boaters inspired for the upcoming whitewater season. Continue reading

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EPA blocks largest mountaintop removal project in West Virginia

EPA blocks Spruce Mine permit in West Virginia

A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency decision to blocked a West Virginia mountaintop removal mining project may be the beginning of the end for the destructive strip mining technique. Continue reading

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World record waterfall decent – in a dinghy

Running a Whitewater Waterfall in Chile in a little raft

Anton Immler runs a huge Chilean waterfall in a cheap rubber dinghy. Continue reading

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