Gear Review: Aqua Bound Edge Whitewater Paddle

12 May

Jim Gallagher, far north paddler, goes in-depth on the Aqua Bound Edge Canoe Paddle – it’s specifically designed for challenging situations, the paddle breaks down into sections for easy packing – a big plus for fly-in canoe trips. From performance in whitewater to packing for an arctic canoe trip…

Far North Symposium 2017

15 Mar

Do you dream of paddling icy arctic rivers amidst muskoxen and caribou? Join a group of intrepid paddlers who have canoed the Far North…

Carly Dow: Music from the Canoe

4 Oct

A unique wilderness residency yields inspiration and new insights for Canadian singer songwriter Carly Dow. Her music both reveals and reflects the raw Yukon River surroundings. More…

Sawbill Canoe Outfitters stays in the family

5 Jul

Over 60 years of outfitting canoe trips into the Boundary Waters will continue with a new generation…

Northern Forest Canoe Trail Paddlers Freshet Fest

10 May

A full day of canoeing and kayaking in the Adirondacks! Whether you’re new to paddling or well-versed, the Paddlers Freshet Fest is for everyone. Sign up now for morning training clinics, an afternoon guided trip, and an evening dinner followed by a guest presentation. See complete schedule at–136. Activities include: Solo Canoe Paddling Clinic […]

Grab your paddles, it’s a Shootout!

4 May

There’s a new paddling race event in Townsend Wi along the beautiful Townsend Flowage. The first annual Northwoods Paddlin’ Shootout, June 10th, 11th and 12th will feature five paddle sports races on a ½ mile closed course around four turns. Participants in Kayak Singles, Pro Kayak Singles, Kayak Doubles, Canoe Doubles and Paddleboard Singles will […]

It’s National Park Week

15 Apr

Voyageurs National Park Photo courtesy

… and that means entry to each and every National Park is totally free. Its time to get out, explore and #findyourpark! National Park Week is April 16-24, 2016

What is the American Canoe Association?

10 Mar

For years we’ve been digging through the ACA web site for events, classes, and paddlesports news, and we’ve never really grasped the depth of the American Canoe Association and all it does. So what is it?