An Endurance Paddling Event Unlike Any Other: ChattaJack31
The ChattaJack31 is arguably one of the most unique and impressive paddling events to enter the endurance racing stage in recent years. Traveling 31 miles from downtown Chattanooga through the incredibly scenic Tennessee River Gorge to Nickajack Lake, this event—now...
A Paddler's Guide to Leaving No Trace
There are few things out there as memorable or rewarding as an overnight river trip. It doesn't matter the river type—whether it's full of technical rapids or deep, languid flat water—there's just something about paddling to a campsite that can't...
Tellico River - White Water Paddling
The Tellico River is a magnetic place for many reasons that become obvious before you even exit the car. Depending on recent rain, the mist of Bald River Falls at the Tellico River confluence will sometimes dot your windows as you cross the bridge.
Chances Are, You're Paddling that Stand-Up Paddleboard Wrong
I owned a paddleboard for almost two years and never knew I was paddling it wrong. To me, riding a stand-up paddleboard was all about tooling along, taking in the view from high above the water. If you were really...
The Best Places to Paddle on the Tennessee River
The area around Chattanooga is perhaps best known for its whitewater, but that’s not the only paddling opportunity available in the Scenic City. In fact, paddlers are increasingly discovering the joys of kayaking, canoeing, and stand-up paddleboarding on the Tennessee...
Kayak Paddle Feathering: What is It and Why does it Matter?
“What is paddle feathering?” That’s a question we get all the time. If you’ve been wondering what paddle feathering is and why it matters, here are the basics…
Kayaking the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area
by Sharon Brodin
Once established, the Lake Superior National Marine Conservation Area will be the largest protected freshwater marine area in Canada.
The Shred Carbon Paddle for Whitewater Kayaking [Video]
More than any other water sport, whitewater kayaking demands a comfortable and high-performing paddle. It’ll take a lot of abuse, so you’ll want the best one you can afford.