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A Passion for Paddling: Rediscovering Hope

What does it mean to say you have a passion for paddling? That's the question Farwell sets himself this week, …

Paddlers' Pearls from the Man Who Loved Bicycles

Can a book about bicycling have anything to say to canoeists and kayakers? It can—and more than you migh…

He's Baaack! Or, Farwell Returns

He once wrote regularly for Paddling.net. But then he stopped. Now he's returned to Paddling.com. He's Farwe…

Tags: In The Sameboat, Canoe

The 'Big Thicket' Canoeing MisAdventure

Every spring I do an annual canoe trip with friends. One year we chose “Big Thicket National Preserve” on the …

Tags: Cliff Jacobson, canoeing, destination

Will Winter Be Long Enough?

Winter puts paddling on ice, at least in Canoe Country. But there are plenty of ways for canoeists and kayaker…

Tags: In The Sameboat

Salmagundi: Of Portage Yokes and Little Lives

Summer... Where did it go? Off to visit the southern hemisphere, that's where. But if you're a regular visitor…

Tags: In The Sameboat, Portage, Mailbag

Canoeing the Mountain River (NWT) with Justine Curgenven

Watch this short video by Justine Curgenven as she paddles on an exciting 2-week wilderness canoe trip down th…

Tags: Video, Canoe, destination, NWT

The Water Way: Part 5

Tendrils of mist rose from the swift water, joining and parting like swirling dancers. Their numbers increased…

The Water Way

A Note to the Reader We’re paddlers. Water is vital to our sport. But water does more than float our b…