They represent the circulatory system of our natural environment. And the PNW happens to have some of the most formidable and pristine rivers on the continent. We celebrate their life and investigate their struggles.
Small inflatable boats are changing how backcountry explorers navigate the mountain range between British Columbia and Alberta.
The Clearwater Kayak Festival returns this August 5-7 and new for this year are the downhill SUP races. Gulp.
Fasten your spray skirts and take note of the wet exits because the Clearwater Kayak Festival is wild—in or out of the water.
Benjamin Graeff is stoked on everything. So when he became the first person to surf all 50 American States, locking in legions of fans along the way, the resulting sponsorship was gravy.
In January 2020, four adventurers paddled the Columbia River in -30°C hauling splitboards and looking for virgin lines. This photographic trip is anything but bourgeois.
British Columbia’s Kootenay region is now home to KORE, Canada’s First Craft Outdoor Gear Alliance.
Hundreds of stalwart volunteers are digging in and raking muck in BC streams for the precious salmon and its precarious future.
Surf Anywhere got its break on the Kananaskis River, but today the river-surfing company is creating waves around the world.
Behold bellyaking, a new river-borne adventure that begs the question: why hang ten when you can hang twenty?
The National Park Foundation in America has announced the winners of its “Share the Experience” photo contest. And they’re sick!
Ten years before Lewis and Clark crossed the continent, Alexander Mackenzie reached the Pacific Ocean through British Columbia’s Peace River area – now being threatened by the Site C Dam. A new book excerpt tells how it was a journey ironically assisted, and foretold, by First Nations who preceded him by millennia.
On a 1,750-kilometre, 35-day paddling epic, an old-school mountain master’s clothes – or lack thereof – still make the man.
Christina Lustenberger is considered one of the foremost big-mountain skiers of her generation. We chronicle the career of a down-to-earth athlete who lives for more than shredding the edge.
Sherpas Cinema, the production house behind Imagination, has released its latest film, “Children of Columbia: A Skier’s Odyssey.” Watch it here.
The Columbia River is one of the most famous waterways in the world. In their latest film, the Sherpas explore its legacy from power generator to adventure playground.
Simon Coward has kitted out thousands of people with whitewater paddling gear. So we asked him to share some advice on what you need to get started.
The winter of 2016-17 was indeed an epic. For kayakers, this spring could be equally so. Here’s a gun-’em-and-run-’em bucket list of rivers in the Rockies that could well be sweet as hell.
For the first time in its 50-year history, the Columbia River Treaty is up for renegotiation. CBC journalist Bob Keating examines the history and next steps of the contract between the Kootenays, Canada and the USA in a world more thirsty than ever for the power of water.