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AZ Paddling season 2015 — Just the start, or over?

Funhog Blob (1 hour ago) - Pumphouse Wash is the headwater stream of Oak Creek, in northern Arizona. It runs through a narrow shady canyon that holds deep pillows of snow well into spring. Pumphouse been paddled a handful of times, always in March or April, when icefalls still cling to the sandstone walls and some drops are un-runnable because of snow bridges spanning the channel.  read more...

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Paddling the Rio Grande Lower Canyons

Funhog Blob (2 hrs. ago) - While September and October are months of perfect contentment, November brings the cold reality that our hemisphere is inexorably creeping from the sun’s embrace. Following the golden days, late fall is our comeuppance; drab and dark and just downright uninspiring.  read more...

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Arizona paddling is back

Funhog Blob (4 hrs. ago) - When rivers are rising, it can be difficult to find a stream that isn’t completely out of control. On March 1st, Upper Rattlesnake Canyon fit the bill. It was high, but not TOO high, we surmised. And although this would be a first descent, it wouldn’t be too hard, we conjectured. The first half-mile was very nice, eddy-hop class III water, with a few bigger drops thrown in.  read more...

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Humility: When The Teacher Becomes The Student

Kokatat Blog (6 hrs. ago) - It’s a situation I present to my students a paddler dislocates their shoulder in a remote area. How do you deal with it? I set the scenario so that it’s challenging and they are forced think through the situation critically, acting out patient care and the emergency evacuation.  read more...

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Training for Trials

Jackson Kayak (6 hrs. ago) - With USA freestyle team trials coming up soon in June, I’ve really felt the need to get out to as many waves as possible to give myself the best chance to make the Junior team, as this will be the last World Championships I can compete in as a junior.  read more...

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