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Here's a list of ten tips that I found useful when paddling with different groups. Paddling group…

Mention “pool session” and the first image that pops into most kayakers minds is a class in how to roll.…

In October 2017, four friends and I paddled 150 miles down the upper Missouri River from Fort…

The power of water can be intimidating, especially fast moving whitewater. Humans tend to fear what…

A chart is not a map. A map just shows you how to get from point A to point B through roads. A nautical…

If you've been whitewater paddling for any length of time, then there's a good chance that you'll…

I turned 76 in September.  No matter, I continue to think—and largely feel—like I’m…

In this video, Dave Rossetter demonstrates how to set up a sailing system in a solo canoe using a pole…

Whitewater is rated on a scale of increasing difficulty from Class 1 to Class 6. This classification…

Funny, how one's perspective on things changes with age. Trips that are easy when you're young become…

Let's say you are planning to canoe a river in northern Canada or Alaska. A trip guide, which you got…

It's important to know when to call for help. If a situation isn't getting better, and you don't think…

Harbors and marinas have plenty of protected water to explore, and can be great places to launch a small…

I learned the hard way, why, at certain times of the year – during spring flooding primarily – our local…

"Red Sky at Morning, Sailor take warning! Red sky at night, sailor's delight." Almost anyone who's…

A handheld Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver can be an extremely useful piece of navigation gear…

The access point on Lake Monson is at the head of a small inlet on the amoeba-shaped, glacial formed…

Looking at the compass from the cockpit will tell you which way the boat is pointing, not necessarily…

A discussion on the use of a compass from a kayaking standpoint begins with basic compass savvy and then…

My first encounter with tides came one afternoon in Alaska. We entered a bay in our kayaks and sought…

Some pictures seen below were taken from the USK's Award Winning Video "ABC's Of The Surf Zone" while…

Until recently, three major map companies have serviced the BWCA Fisher (www.fishermaps.com)McKenzie…

"Snow Melts to White Water" has always been our motto - being skiers and avid river paddlers - we love…

Mid-summer on your favorite river. High water, low water, or inbetween. No matter; you know every curve…