Rafting British Columbia: A Summer Bucket List Requirement

British Columbia offers amazing, affordable, accessible adventures for river rats, and famed B.C. waterways like the Thompson, Fraser and Chilliwack Rivers are no secret to outdoor enthusiasts. Rafting is one of the few water sports where you’ll actually enjoy paddling … Continue reading

Kayaking Maine’s Orr’s and Bailey Islands

For thousands of years man has gone out on the sea alone in a kayak and experienced what might be the ultimate soul journey on the water. The Orr’s and Bailey Islands are part Harpswell Island chain located off the … Continue reading

Repose Along the Oswegatchie River

Imagine days of paddling on a narrow, lazy river that snakes through marshes and pine forests, passing by large boulders and tiny beaches. Picture a land of herons and beavers, where the prints of a muskrat or raccoon sometimes reveal … Continue reading

How to Plan an Overnight River Trip with Kids

We’ve done several overnight paddling trips as a family over the last few years and are slowly learning how to make them both safe and fun! Ensuring group safety was the first priority but we know that a trip has … Continue reading

SUP Touring the Canadian Rockies

I will never forget my first experience on a stand up paddleboard (SUP). I’d been hearing about the new paddle sport for a couple of years and had been longing to try it. I finally got the opportunity to rent … Continue reading

Kayaking on Devon’s River Dart

Rising on the high moor among the mysterious tors of Dartmoor, Devon’s East and West Darts converge at Dartmeet before continuing a journey through wonderful scenery. Twenty miles later, the river exits the mainland at Dartmouth. In between, it serves … Continue reading

Love Letter to the Yellowstone River

The Yellowstone River runs through the town of Livingston, Montana

We put our canoe in at Mallard’s Rest and paddle out into the middle of the Yellowstone River. Cottonwoods lining the bank are just budding out and perfuming the air. … Continue reading

Paddle Boarding in Exmouth

Although it bubbles to the surface on Exmoor, just 5 miles from the Bristol Channel, the River Exe takes a southward journey through a sizeable swathe of Devon before it reaches its outflow at Exmouth. Situated on the east bank, … Continue reading

Whitewater Rafting on the River Orchy

Argyll’s peaceful Glen Orchy hides a less than peaceful secret. A gentle secret for most of the year until winter arrives. That’s when it changes to a wild and raging torrent. Known as the “best rafting river in the UK,” … Continue reading

The Best Places for Fly Fishing in the U.S.

Fly fishers originally only went after trout. However, now enthusiastic fly fishers catch boneheads, tarpon, salmon, and other fish as well. While there are many places where one can pit one’s skills at presenting a fly or bait to the … Continue reading