By Matt Hauhgee Kyle “Scooter” Burkart and I took a break from shredding the slopes of Crested Butte in the middle of a heavy snowstorm to escape to the Arizona desert for a much needed whitewater fix. We met up with our good buddy Jeff Smith; a long-time Crested Butte local kayaker who led us […]
As winter drums on in the Northeast often through March, thoughts of steep rocky creeks, warm weather and unbeatable camaraderie keep me coming back to the Southeast every spring. In six years of experiencing the yearly ALF gathering, the people I’ve met and the places I’ve been have created lasting memories, glimpses of which I’ve been […]
‘A brief look into my journey throughout New Zealand with my canoe.’ Coming into the fall of 2016, my mind was made up. I was going to follow summer and head down to New Zealand to tour and paddle. The plan was pretty rough, I had some friends scattered throughout the country, and I was […]
In April, Blackfly Team Paddler Brad McMillan set a new whitewater open canoe world waterfall record. Here’s Canoe and Kayak’s write-up.