Kayak Session #81 – Spring 2022 (Out Feb 15th)
Mission: Kyrgystan, the Greaty Naryn – Paddling Along the Eastern Wall
Nestled in a remote valley at the foot of Tien Shan Mountains lies a little-known classic. As the Great Naryn flows from the heart of the massif to the Kyrgyzstani plains, its wild, unaltered path follows the stone through remote but populated canyons that offer the chance at eutierria, the feeling of oneness with nature.
Destination: Vénéon valley – High up in the French alps
Though there is no shortage of valleys to explore in the French Alps, one exactly to your taste, promises Arthur Bernot, is the Vénéon. With sections for every kind of kayaker, from beginners to those wanting tight, committing canyons, the Vénéon provides quality whitewater and legendary hospitality.
Zoom in: Return to the Stikine – A Deeper Look at Kayaking’s Most Iconic River
Rivers may change, and with it, the meaning they hold for us and our sport. Jules Domine takes a reflective look at the power and legacy of the Stikine to ask, what makes this river and its surrounding region so special?
Interview – Alec and Hayden Voorhees
Alec and Hayden Voorhees might have been raised by the Payette River, but they have taken the skills they honed to rivers around the world. Though very different paddlers—and people—Alec, Hayden, and the Voorhees family are the perfect successors to usher in the next era of the North Fork Championship.