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Destination: Portland by Paddle » Portland is nationally renowned for beer, coffee, and an idiosyncratic food scene, but it’s also the perfect launchpad for urban paddlers. Local rafter Tim Gibbins breaks down the scene.
Advanced Oar Rigging: The Stern Pivot » Former Alaskan guide, Andy Hinton uses Six Mile Creek’s most notorious rapid, Suck Hole, to demonstrate the stern pivot. It’s Andy’s favorite move and one uniquely suited for the pulling power of oar rigs.
Offseason Sutra » Stay sane, healthy and be present when you can’t be on the water. Kira Tinney offers insights into her relationship with yoga and kayaking. She shares poses that can be done on any riverbank, campsite or truck stop to help maintain strength and flexibility.
Duct Tape: A Mexican Shuttle Story » After charging some of Mexico’s finest whitewater on SUPs, Aaron Koch finds himself at the take-out with the wrong car key. In the middle of rural Mexico, he and his amigo start the trek back to the put-in until locals intervene.
Duct Tape: In Love with Frank » Season after season, Smitty paddles through the Middle Fork of the Salmon river passing the three main creeks that feed the river. But with each trip, he can’t help but wonder what lies beyond the main flow.
The Audubon Field Guide to Native Ramp Life » The boat ramp. In recent decades, these incredible examples of unique eco-geography have increased in number and use, and can yield a captivating look into the habits and life span of a surprising variety of user species.