Kayak Session #77 – Spring 2021
Destination: Raundalselva – A River worth fighting for
Dag Sandvik shares the magic of the free-flowing Raundalselva, explaining
how this Norwegian classic has shaped the community of Voss and why,
almost 40 years after it first received preservation status, the Raudelselva
is still worth fighting for.
Mission: The tears of Shiva – Exploring the Humla Karnali, Nepal’s sacred river corridor
Mikel Sarasola, Todd Wells, Aniol Serrasolses, and Surjan Tamang join
forces with the Nepali River Conservation Trust to showcase the beauty
and value of Nepal’s Sacred River Corridor, starting with a descent of
Exploration: Meta Incognita – A waterfall tour of the Meta Incognita Peninsula
With plans canceled and travel on hold, Erik Boomer and Sarah McNair-
Landry turned to their backyard in Baffin Island in search of new rivers. The catch? Reaching the best whitewater required hiking from river valley to river valley, with boats, food, gear, and camping kit- including the Arctic essentials of bear fence and shotgun.
Profile – Matt Terry & the Ecuadorian River Institute
Ecuadorian Rivers Institute founder Matt Terry went to Ecuador over
two decades ago as a talented paddler searching for new descents.
For reasons that author Chandra Brown believes are entwined in
his very character, he stayed, fighting for the health and future of
Ecuador’s rivers, and inspiring others along the way.