Green|spaces and Outdoor Adventure Rafting are partnering to create the Floatila, a community float down the Tennessee River
When Mike Hills talks about his wood and canvas canoes, he sounds like a pitchman in an Audi commercial.
For at least one week this month, the open-boaters will be kings of the rapids.
When southeastern paddlers think of whitewater races, The Mulberry Fork and Locust Fork in north central Alabama don’t usually come to mind.
Long distance paddlers all share the same thought when they reach the wall blocking them at the “end” of a lake — dam.
No matter how far a cyclist pedals or how hard a climber climbs, there are some corners of the great outdoors they just can’t reach.
Serious whitewater paddlers have only three Sundays this fall to plunge through some of the biggest whitewater in the East.
Noted local kayaker Jeff West was killed Sept. 11 while attempting a solo run down the Class V-VI rapids of the Grand Canyon of the Stikine River in British Columbia.
That V-shaped rapid you just ran through? It could be a 1,000-year-old fish weir.
Later this month, Susan G. Komen of Chattanooga will take its pink ribbons to the Ocoee’s whitewater as part of Wildwater Adventures’ sixth annual Raft for the Cure.
Why paddlers and anyone else in the water should pay attention to any scrapes or cuts.
Anyone looking for a paddling education has opportunities this month to learn to roll, improve their strokes and pick up new tips from expert paddlers.
Highlights Aquatic Life on River
In any conservation story, the first step toward protecting something is to show people what is there.
80-mile paddling race from Knoxville to the Smokies launches this month
The Paddlin’ Peddlin’ & Pickin’ event will be April 14 on the Upper Coosawattee River near Ellijay, Ga.