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By: Kim Hardin The Little White holds some of the most pristine class V whitewater in the Northwest, possibly the entire West Coast, its rapids known worldwide: Gettin' Busy, Boulder Sluice, Island, Sacriledge, Double Drop, Enchanted Forest, S-Turn, Backender,...

I use the Fuse to teach beginners. Here is one of my students learning all the basic strokes at Zim's Hot Springs. I had a friend in town the other day, and the water was a little bit below ideal for the Little Salmon. He took my Diesel, and I took...

Are you trying to decide what boat to buy? Want just one boat? I have found my go to river runner and surfing boat all in one, Diesel 70. It surfs like a dream and can catch large or small waves. The edges make carving effortless. Here's a picture...

I like big boats and I cannot lie... Did you like that play on words? I thought it was cheeky and fun, but the truth is that I really have come to appreciate a large boat as a small paddler. This realization came totally by accident, though, as I...

This October I was based around the DC/MD/VA area with my fiance Courtney during her away rotation at GWU's pathology dept. Luckily, Great Falls happened to be just up the road. I put together a little edit showing the MD and VA lines in the...

By: Kim Hardin One of my favorite rivers in the gorge is actually a creek – Trout Creek, a tributary to the Wind River, located near Carson, WA. A 194 fpm, class V classic, Trout creek is full of 2.5 miles of steep, continuous, technical, Class V boulder gardens,...

Trollfors, Sweden. Trollforsen is a section of whitewater on the Piteälven (Pite River), which is one of Sweden’s largest river basins. It is located in the Norrland region just outside the bigger city of Arvidsjaur in the north. It has become a...

2014 has been a fantastic year for teaching kids to paddle here in Idaho! Here are a few of my favorite photos from Dare to Kayak. Thank you Wave Sport for making it possible for kids to have high quality kayaks, just there size, for my Dare to...

The next river on my ‘Hit List’ was the Sweden gem Stekkenjokk aka. Gausta. This is the one creek that is the must paddle for all creekers heading to Sweden. If you haven’t considered heading to Sweden to paddle….you should now consider! The Gausta...

The Northern Paddling Continues After catching some playboating on the local feature the road trip was on! I had a few drops on my Sweden hit list that I had to check out. With a solid flow I headed on a short drive from Kittelfjall to catch the...

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