OPENING DAY 2016: South Fork American River

While the opening release on the South Fork of the American was on Saturday, this year there was tons of fun to be had all weekend in the central California mountains. Saturday was a day filled with on-river clinics by Jackson Kayak pros and a big party at California Canoe & Kayak, all to … [Read more...]

The 30th Annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest

Such an amazing gathering of the paddle surf tribe for the 30th Annual Santa Cruz Paddlefest! You can read my full wrap up report on C&K Online HERE, including some of my best shots. A HUGE thanks to all the organizers and volunteers that make this event possible, especially Mathew Hoff and … [Read more...]

SNAPSHOT: Cali Coast Road Trip

A quick road trip up the Cali coast, from Shell Beach, CA to Eugene, OR, on our way north to the 2014 NW Overland Rally, and points North, this past Spring. Life is all about new experiences, good friends and adventure. Quality adult beverages, like Ninkasi craft beer, and fresh food to share with … [Read more...]

DINKEY CREEK: The Best 6 miles of WW on the Planet

This is not a river guide, as a quality guide to this river can be found on Darin McQuoid's site HERE. This is the account of my first self-support multi-day kayak trip. I  hopped on a trip down Dinkey Creek on 1 day's notice with a rock star crew. The crew consisted of Darin McQuoid, Clay Wright, … [Read more...]