A DOGG TALE: Putting the Party in the Braap!

By: Bobby “The Dogg” Miller WARNING: If a splat in a Party Braap lasts for more than 4 hours, please contact your doctor. (Disclaimer: Exploring Elements has no formal relationship with Liquidlogic Kayaks, and received no compensation of any kind for the publication of this article. The … [Read more...]

REVIEW: Sea To Summit Big River Dry Bags

Sea To Summit Big River Dry Bags MATERIAL: 420 D Nylon with Hypalon Roll Top Closure and Lash Loops FEATURES: 10,000 mm waterhead, double stitched/reinforced/tape-sealed seams, exterior lash loops, oval base, D-ring attachment point at buckle SIZES: 3, 5, 8, 13, 20, 35, 65 Liters and 25 Liter … [Read more...]

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...]

A Sign of Whitewater Industry Health?

Confluence Press Release: "Wave Sport's 2014 Sponsorships Show Commitment to Whitewater Kayaking Community" I’m a bit shocked by this press release put out by Confluence Watersports about its commitment to the whitewater community by its whitewater brand Wavesport. This is a pathetic list of … [Read more...]

N.F. Clackamas: Waterfall Mission

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkwbjdwU5W4&feature=youtu.be The N.F. Clack is a serious little mission with constantly changing wood and numerous portages. Fingers crossed that there will be a good flow, the fun starts with a 1/4 mile hike down hill to the put-in. Once you get to the creek … [Read more...]