Video: Packraft Carnage in the Grand Canyon – …and plenty of clean lines too

Packrafts tend to be designed for a pretty specific purpose: carrying a boat deep into the backcountry to float a river, usually a small one. But with new packraft models surpassing heavier inflatable kayaks in whitewater capability, packrafters have been tackling rivers that used to be reserved for rafts or kayaks. Latest case-in-point, a recent

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Winchell Delano: Rediscover North America – Winchell Delano at the 2017 Canoecopia Show in Madison, Wisconsin speaks to his team’s canoe journey from the Gulf of Mexico to the far reaches of Northern Canada.

In August 2015, the six-man Rediscover North America team arrived at the Arctic Ocean after eight months and 5,230 miles of paddling. One year later, C&K readers voted to give them the Expedition of the Year award for their continent-spanning adventure. Watch excerpts from Winchell Delano’s presentation at the 2017 Canoecopia Show in Madison, Wisconsin

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Cliff Jacobson: Camping Secrets – Wilderness Canoe guru, Cliff Jacobson, highlights essential camping skills and knots in his presentation at Canoecopia.

Wilderness Canoe guru Cliff Jacobson outlines camping secrets during his 2017 Canoecopia presentation. Jacobson is a science educator, life-long canoeist, and ACA Paddlesports Hall of Fame inductee. Essential camping skills for canoeists: Three essential knots everyone should know: Watch more from Canoecopia 2017: –Best of Canoecopia 2017

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Best of the Wilderness & Canoe Symposium: Mike Ranta

Mike Ranta heads to the big city to present lessons learned from his cross-continent canoe voyages at the 2017 Wilderness & Canoe Symposium.

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How to unwrap a canoe – Swiftwater rescue know-how on the steps to un-wrapping a canoe pinned on a mid-river obstacle

Swiftwater rescue know-how on the steps to un-wrapping a canoe pinned on a mid-river obstacle, presented by Boreal River Rescue and Five 2 Nine productions.

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