Finding Time: A wild and empty journey to the Arctic Ocean – Three paddlers venture beyond the Brooks Range through America’s largest single tract of public land: Northwest Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve

Three paddlers venture beyond the Brooks Range through America’s largest single tract of public land: Northwest Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve, experiencing the enduring landscape drained by the Kokolik River in the context of a rapidly changing arctic region.

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Milk River Majesty – A father and son discover that paddling in southern Alberta is full of surprises

Paddling southern Alberta’s empty borderlands, with friendly Class II-III whitewater, scenic canyons, and abundant wildlife, a father and son discover that one of the best canoe trips in the province is in the prairies rather than the Rocky Mountains.

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Fluid Transitions for Veterans – Veterans and outdoor industry professionals float Big Bend National Park to answer one question: How to hire more vets

Words and photography by Morgan Mason The sparse desert landscape fills the horizon. Limestone canyon walls erupt 1,500 feet up from the banks of the meandering Rio Grande, the aquatic border between the United States and Mexico. Here in Big Bend National Park, 10 U.S. military veterans are soaking it in, spending time wisely. The

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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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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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