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Legends of Rafting: Mark Cramer

Mark Cramer is the only person to have rafted North America’s big-water Triple Crown: Turnback Canyon of the Alsek, Devils Canyon of the Susitna,...

White Water Woman

French kayaker Nouria Newman adventures into California's high Sierra mountains to run the legendary Upper Cherry Creek. This is an expedition that she has...

Why the Stikine Still Matters

It’s not uncommon to arrive at a river and find a local paddler at the takeout, waiting to hitch a ride back to the...
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Grand Canyon of the Stikine First Descent

The first descent of the Grand Canyon of the Stikine River in 1981. The kayak team was led by Rob Lesser with Don Banducci,...

The Flow Landscape

Doug Ammons and the Stikine It was one of the most dangerous experiments ever run and it was run in silence. Doug Ammons told no...

Rob Lesser and the Legend of the Stikine

The first whisper of the Grand Canyon of Stikine was a brief conversation between Rob Lesser and Bob Walker. It’s August of 1977. Al...

Daniel DeLaVergne: Remembering a Paddling Pioneer

On March 8 the whitewater paddling community mourned the loss of Asheville’s Daniel DeLaVergne, one of the world’s most adventurous boaters and one of...

Returning to Conquer Demons on a River of Doubt

We haven’t been on the river two hours and things are already borderline unmanageable. With the high level, maybe 20,000 cfs, eddies have disappeared and...

In His Own Words: Doug Ammons On Jeff West

My boat was trapped in an undercut wall and after trying everything I could, I finally pulled the plug. I recirculated multiple times into...

Triumph and Tragedy

It will change how you view yourself, the world and everyone in it. Not since 1981, when a team of expedition paddlers first attempted the...