Mark Paddling the Cheoah River

Paddle Sports in the COVID-19 Era Pt. 4

By: Michael Hughes, March 5, 2021

This week I spoke with the Executive Director of American Whitewater, Mark Singleton. As we have learned over the past few weeks, getting outside was popular in 2020. Let's see...

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Paddle Sports in the COVID-19 Era Pt. 3

By: Michael Hughes, February 26, 2021

The U.S. saw record numbers of unemployed people last spring, into the summer, and through now. While everyone was wondering what was going to happen many people in the recreation...

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Big Water Lochsa

Paddle Sports in the COVID-19 Era Pt. 2

By: Michael Hughes, February 18, 2021

This week I chatted with my friend Seth over at Next Adventure to see what has been going on with COVID there. Stay up to date with them via Instagram...

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Paddle Sports in the COVID-19 Era Pt. 1

By: Michael Hughes, February 9, 2021

I have been curious how COVID-19 has impacted the paddle sports world. While it has closed some doors, some areas seems to be thriving. My buddy Jake over at Immersion...

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The Lower Gauley River

The Best Rapid in Each State: The Southeast

By: Nick Wright, November 5, 2020

If you've seen our list of best rapids in the western states, you'll know that we follow an incredibly scientific formula to determine the best rapid in each state. This...

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Big Brother, White Salmon River

Best Whitewater Kayaking in Washington State

By: Emily Little, July 6, 2020

With rivers spanning the entire state of Washington, the whitewater kayaking potential is huge. The rivers vary from big water paddling to technical creek runs. The Olympic Peninsula offers some...

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Hell's Kitchen on the Tuolumne River

The 10 Best Western River Trips

By: Nick Wright, May 17, 2020

The western United States is filled with spectacular multi-day river trips. People travel from all across the country (or even all across the world!) to run these rivers. The mix...

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Do I need a dry suit for kayaking?

By: Emily Little, May 9, 2020

The short answer is: it depends on the river. If you are kayaking all year round, and the winter months are cold and snowy, you are going to want a...

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Green Wall Rapid in Oregon

The Best Rapid in Each State: Western U.S. Edition

By: Nick Wright, May 5, 2020

Our incredibly scientific formula for determining the best rapid in the state takes many elements into consideration: Technical challenge Wave size and splashiness Potential for a good story Feeling of...

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Rapids on the Shakdara

Vlad's Whitewater Summer of 1987

By: Vlad, January 21, 2020

Our video series about whitewater runs in the former Soviet Union in the 1980s draw significant interest and Zach offered to write a story about the trip in the Pamir...

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