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Hauling Hints: 9 Tips for Tying Your Boat Down

This article is inspired by the things I have seen after many years of canoeing, rafting, c-1ing and kayaking whitewater. Boats can fly off...

Aniol, Who? Glacier Kayaking’s Got Nothing on Skate Yak: The Movie!

With Aniol Serrasolses making headlines recently with his amazing Red Bull-sponsored feat of kayaking a glacial waterfall in Norway, we couldn't help but take...

Water Boot Roundup 2023

Let’s face it, having the right footwear no matter what kind of outdoor pursuit you’re doing can really make or break the experience. Paddling...

Patagonia Continues to Reveal More Truth About Dams Through its Latest Book: CRACKED

Cracked: The Future of Dams in a Hot, Chaotic World, by Steven Hawley, published by Patagonia, is now available. Throughout history, mankind has dammed rivers...

On Your Marks: GoPro Games Off and Running in Vail, CO

Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the GoPro Mountain Games are off and running, hitting Vail, CO, June 7-12, with a slate of paddling events once...

Skate Yak: The Movie!

Well, it's that time of year again in the Rockies when skate skiers head to the hills in the early morning to ski on...

Blisters, Anyone? AR Panama Race Tests Mettle (Including 145KM of Sea Kayaking)

With Covid concerns slowly easing, Adventure Racing, with its finger-blistering and shoulder-blowing sea kayaking component, is coming back bigger and better than ever. Case in...

Canoecopia Back on Track Mar. 9-11

It's baaaacckkkk! After cancelling the show at the last minute when the pandemic first hit in 2020, and changing last year’s in-person show into...

A PL Q&A with Mustang Survival’s Josh Horoshok

Forget singing that catchy little song "Mustang Sally" by the Committments. Established in 1967 by Irv Davies, the inventor of the world’s first Floater...

Impress your Friends! New Book: The Ocean 

Paddlers curious about the sea will find something to love in the new book The Ocean, a veritable treasure trove of information, inspiration, and wisdom...

NRS, AW Release Paddle Wise “Responsibility Code” for Paddlers

NRS and American Whitewater have released a new responsibility code for paddlers. Called Paddle Wise, the program outlines what all paddlers should do to help be...

Influencers and Ambassador Programs in the Paddlesports Industry: an Op-Ed from NRS’s Mark Deming

We got this note from our friend Mark Deming over at NRS last week, and wanted to share it with you here. We welcome...

Paddleboarding and Pet Safety with the Founders of Earthly Pet

Spyq Sklar is living on Tomales Bay, California, for the summer, with kayaks and paddle boards and pups in tow. Sklar is the co-founder...

Teva Launches First TevaForever Recycling Program

In 1984, Teva created the world’s first sport sandal on the banks of the Grand Canyon, and spurred a cultural phenomenon and a new...

Op Ed: NRS Marketing Director Mark Deming on Lower Snake River Dam Removal

Paddling Life checked in with NRS Marketing Director Mark Deming as he shares his thoughts on the restoration of salmon and steelhead by removing...

Top 5 Whitewater Rafting Day Trips

Got some pent-up pandemic jones to go rafting? You're not alone. Try one of the following five top rafting day trips in the country... Chattooga...

Excuse Me, Is This Your Disco Ball? Whacko Items Found on River Cleanups

Every year around the country, river advocacy groups, outfitters, paddling shops and more host river cleanups to pick trash out of their local waterways....

Smokeless Fire Made Possible with BioLite’s FirePit+

Ideal for cool quarantine nights, BioLite’s FirePit+ makes smokeless fire possible in any environment.  Review by Shae Laplace When I say that the FirePit+ from BioLite...

It’s Official: Led By SUPs, Paddlesports Sales Swelling

Paddlesports sales are swelling like the waves their followers paddle on. As part of this year’s Outdoor Retailer Winter Online tradeshow Jan. 6, that’s what...

Baffin or Bust: An Alpacka Packraft Paddle and Climb Expedition

Where can an Alpacka packraft take you, you ask? How about to Baffin Island, for a paddling and climbing expedition? Read on for just...

REI Expands Used Gear Biz with Trade-In Program and Pilot of Standalone Used Pop-Up Shops

Although the program is yet to include paddlesport-specific gear, REI Co-op's latest efforts to encourage consumers to upcycle and purchase used gear is still...

National Rivers Project Lists National Wildlife Refuge Paddling Trails

Want to paddle one of the country’s 18 national wildlife refuges and 103 official water trails? It’s easier than ever now, thanks to the National...

Colorado Ski Country Kids and Adult Pass Products on Sale for the 2020-21 Season

With the first major snowstorm in Colorado this week and drainages running low, a lot of paddlers out West are beginning to look ahead....

National Rivers Project Details Info on Wild & Scenic Rivers

Want to paddle a Wild & Scenic or other picturesque river? It just got a whole lot easier. Put out by the River Management Society,...

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Row, Row, Row Your Boat, Mom: Mother Solo Rows 3,000 Miles Across Atlantic

Let's just say that's a heckuva lot of strokes, blisters and not having to think about packing kids' lunches...
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American Rivers Reports 80 US Dams Removed in 2023

Break out the cowbells. American Rivers recently reported that a total of 80 dams were removed from US rivers...

The Need for Speed: Catching Up With Shane Benedict on the All-new Liquidlogic Powerslide

This new Liquidlogic design the Powerslide is a play on the “I wanna' go fast” Ricky Bobby-style racing culture....

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Hauling Hints: 9 Tips for Tying Your Boat Down

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Aniol, Who? Glacier Kayaking’s Got Nothing on Skate Yak: The Movie!

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