The Grand Canyon, Solo – David Roberts explains the preparation and planning behind a 16-day solo R-1 rafting trip down the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon of the Colorado River has seen a few innovative river trips recently, but few have gone viral like the solo “R-1” trip of David Roberts in September 2017. With over 150,000 views you’ve probably seen the video. If not, take a few minutes to view it below. Here are the basics: a

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Drake Would Go: Sea Kayaking California’s North Coast – A sea kayaking adventure from Tomales Bay to Point Reyes, Calif.

Photos and story by Chuck Graham The incessant roar from Jack’s Beach never waned throughout the night. It sounded like the wind was howling, but without a lull the surf crackled from Tomales Bluff across to Bodega Bay leaving an uneasy feeling among four hopeful kayakers aiming to paddle south around Point Reyes Lighthouse and

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(Next) Best Paddling Towns: Corvallis, Oregon – Travel the fertile valley of the Willamette River Water Trail

With our nation’s current struggle to keep public lands in public hands, it is more important than ever to stand up for the natural spaces we love. Prioritizing some protected natural areas over others severely disregards the impact those supposedly less “valuable” spaces have on the people who live near and visit these areas. There is a

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Fear and Loathing on Montana’s Middle Fork of the Flathead – An adventurous group “on the Social Security end of things” learns a few whitewater canoe lessons deep in the Great Bear Wilderness

An adventurous group “on the Social Security end of things” learns a few whitewater canoe lessons deep in the Great Bear Wilderness.

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Paddling Canada’s Great Trail – On the water with filmmaker Dianne Whelan on the Trans-Canada Trail

Dianne Whelan was “horrified” when a headline in favorite newspaper referred to her journey on the 14,900-mile Trans-Canada Trail as a conquest. The acclaimed documentary filmmaker from Garden Bay, British Columbia was the subject of a New York Times interview, where she described her adventures on the world’s longest recreational trail. “I’m not conquering anything,”

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