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Dan Henderson, the head coach of the Cascade Canoe and Kayak Racing team in Bothell and a former leader of the U.S. national team, will speak in Spokane on Jan. 27.
Join the Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club at its general meeting as Janet Breuer shares her experience and lessons learned on the Mackenzie River on Nov. 25 from 7-9 p.m. at Mountain Gear Corporate Headquarter (6021 E. Mansfield Ave.)
Join the Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club general meeting Oct. 28 as Bill and Debbie Pierce recount their 12-day raft trip on the Alsek River.
Spokane River advocates say they got a major win in court Wednesday, assuaging some worries about summer flows dipping below adequate levels for recreational and business uses.
The Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club’s annual trip planning meeting is Monday.
Join the Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club as John McKee describes a kayak trip to the Bunsby Islands in British Columbia, Canada.
The seal zipped through the water, broke through the surface and smacked Kyle Mulinder in the face with the octopus.
The sheet of plastic is scored and notched, an intricate pattern that folds tight and packs up box-shape to fit in a backpack. Undo the package, crease the material at its flex points, and fasten the straps. Soon, a kayak will emerge.
Deputy City Administrator Sam Taylor responds to McGruber's concerns re: kayak launch near East Tubbs Hill Park. The exchange of comments was launched by Walkabout's letter to HucksOnline questioning the proposed location of a kayak launch.
With summer temperatures soaring, the Spokane-area’s wealth of water routes are suddenly more attractive. Even less-active people who don’t own a canoe, kayak or stand-up paddle board can get the urge to venture onto a lake or stream when the thermometer reads 85 or higher.
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A fisherman who capsized in Lake Coeur d’Alene Tuesday was rescued by another boater who was flagged down by joggers who heard the fisherman’s cries for help.
For those looking for something inexpensive, but fun and exciting for the kids to do out-of-doors this summer, look no farther than the free promotional water event – Paddle, Splash and Play – Aug. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Nine Mile Recreation Area in Riverside State Park. Sponsored by the Spokane Canoe and Kayak Club (SCKC), this outreach program is tailored to introduce and develop new generations of paddlers to the outdoors. Kids may try their hand at stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing and kayaking, as well as receive instruction and beneficial tips from qualified instructors. All family members, regardless of age, are welcome to attend and participate.
MINAM, Ore. – Most folks don’t know it, but a three-day trip down the Grande Ronde River would do them a world of good. Out there, far from cell phones and e-mail, life is reduced to its most basic rhythms. There’s time for laughter with friends, paddling easy whitewater by day, and sleeping under the stars at night. It’s a tonic to the soul, and by the time the trip is over, most folks are invigorated and ready to face the world they left behind.
OUTDO – The Friends of the Scotchman Peaks Wilderness are launching another season of guided hikes, outings, trail work – along with gentle advocacy for securing wilderness designation for a little piece of heaven northeast of Lake Pend Oreille. The group’s summer activities start in Sandpoint at 6 p.m. Thursday, with its annual State of the Scotchmans program at Forrest M. Bird Charter High School. Guest speaker is Doug Scott, who was involved with writing the original 1974 Wilderness Act. The group is posting a list of hikes for the season to acquaint people with portions of 88,000-acre proposed wilderness area.
PUBLIC LANDS -- Paddling the idyllic streams in Yellowstone National Park would be a treat. Laws have prohibited boats on most of the waters to adhere to the park's mission of protecting the fragile ecosystems and offering refuge to the wildlife away from the roads...