The kayaker shares what was going through his mind as he descended Idaho’s Lower Mesa Falls
A new National Geographic series streaming on Disney+ features everyone from Conrad Anker to Justine Dupont going deep about their most pivotal close calls and mistakes
You don’t have to know much about paddling to wend the dark waterways of Congaree, in South Carolina. But persistence and a good sense of humor will help you along.
The four-part Teton Gravity Research series, premiering this week, captures incredible footage of terrifying expeditions, but it succeeds because of the compelling human stories at its heart
Drawing parallels with the Galápagos Islands, this marine wonderland is a similarly diverse treasure found just off the Southern California coast, home to 2,000-plus species, some 150 of which can be found nowhere else
If you want a swath of stunning wilderness all to yourself, book a trip to Lake Clark, says our 62 Parks columnist of the 37th stop on her quest to visit all the parks in the U.S.
Join L. Blount as she pushes her boundaries and tries an Oru Kayak for her first time
With cruise traffic set to be at an all-time low this summer, you’ll be able to have the 49th state all to yourself
Traveling with your pod? Buy out these places for private stays.
The Platypus GravityWorks 4.0 is the best filter of its kind
Five campsites with views worth the drive
Make the most of the warm days with these river and lake essentials
Wade Holland teams up with pro kayaker Brad Ludden to share hilarious tips on how to train for the spring runoff—without leaving home
Anna Levesque uses yoga to slow down and fight self-doubt
These kayak, sailboat, and yacht itineraries have all the makings of a post-pandemic remedy: wide-open space and time with friends
With a résumé full of wins at kayaking's most prestigious competitions and historic first descents of the planet's deadliest whitewater, Nouria Newman is considered one of the greatest paddlers around. So why can't she turn her passion into a sustainable career?
A week of running rivers around Voss, Norway, with French kayaking sensation Nouria Newman and her buddies
New Zealand's South Island is undoubtedly one of the world's most beautiful places, where golden beaches and dense rainforests border the snow-capped Southern Alps and adventures are endless. But for those of us who can't pick up and move to Christchurch, here's a definitive guide on how to make the most of your time there.
Extend that layover—these megacities have plenty of outdoor activities within an hour or two of downtown
These shorts are a summertime staple for editorial assistant Claire Hyman. The quick-drying, DWR-coated fabric is ideal for paddle sessions, sweaty bike rides, and lazy days at the beach. There’s nothing subtle about the look of these shorts, and that’s why we love them.
Expedition kayaker Scott Lindgren knocked off first descents of the most remote and dangerous rivers on earth, from the Himalayas to the Sierra. He paddled with an aggro attitude and saw weakness as an unforgivable trait in himself and others. But when a brain tumor started to derail his athletic performance and threaten his life, everything changed.
'Wild Olympics' is a tribute to the pristine rivers of Washington's Olympic Peninsula
In 2018, New Zealand–based photographer Mike Dawson and his two kayaking partners dodged crocodiles, land mines, and torrential rains to paddle wild rivers in a remote corner of Africa
From We Are Hungry Productions and NRS, 'The River's Call' documents a whitewater kayaking adventure on the Apurímac River in Peru
Rowing is a great workout but can be somewhat boring. The RW900 fixes that.
Why we name, talk to, and occasionally kiss our gear
In 'Road to 100,' kayakers Liam Fournier and Aniol Serrasolses set out to drop Ram Falls in the remote Canadian Rockies
Kayaker Kenny Unser has circumnavigated Manhattan almost six dozen times. This film explores his motivation.
Shred for the South Fork follows nine whitewater paddlers on an overnight trip down the South Fork of the Salmon River.
After nearly 40 years of attempts by multiple people—and at least one mysterious disappearance—Scott Donaldson became the first person to paddle alone across the 1,400-mile stretch of ocean
Don’t let the funky shape fool you
Tough and waterproof, it fits everything you need for a day
Tried-and-true adventures big and small, from sea to shining sea