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The Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness

Northwest Rafting Company (11 min. ago) - The Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness, or the Frank Church for short, is one of the largest wilderness areas in the lower 48, second only to Death Valley. Its 2.4 million acres are a gem of preserved green trees and pristine clear waters a sanctuary for a wide variety of birds, fish, and mammals.  read more...

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Ocoee River (TN) Needs Your Help

Am. Whitewater (2 hrs. ago) - The current agreement for water in the Ocoee River with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expires in 2018. A new agreement is needed. For the next agreement, TVA is asking for $9 million from outfitters to recover the lost costs of hydro generation for the first 5 years of releases.  read more...

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How To Strip Old Varnish from a Wood-Canvas Canoe

Canoe Guy BC (4 hrs. ago) - Without a doubt, the most horrible job in the restoration of a wood-canvas canoe is the process of stripping the old varnish from the interior. It is messy, stinky, agonizing work that takes forever and cannot be rushed.  read more...

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A Restorer’s Guide to the Chestnut Pal Wood-Canvas Canoe

Canoe Guy BC (6 hrs. ago) - If you are preparing to restore your wood-canvas canoe especially in Canada you are often looking at a canoe built by the Chestnut Canoe Company based in New Brunswick from 1897 to 1978.  read more...

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Training in France

Kokatat Blog (8 hrs. ago) - I had the chance to kayak every week in the French Pyrenees thanks to the rain in January and February. Training started in the holes and waves, so I am looking forward to the national team trials and the Word Championship in Garb.  read more...

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Apr 23Kokatat Blog Steve and Cindy Scherrer join Kokatat as Ambassadors

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