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16
Apr

Mexico 2013 Part III: Veracruz

Below: Must be going the right way, photo by Evan Alfano Below: Adam Goshorn on the Rio Alseseca , photo by Shannon Goshorn The day after we paddled the second canyon of the Rio Verde with Team Previa (see: Mexico 2013 part II HERE); we woke up early and broke down our camp at Aldea …

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10
Mar

Mexico 2013 Part II: Team Previa

Below: Matt Beauchamp running Puerta del Salto in the second canyon of the Rio Verde, photos by Adam Goshorn   Just after dark on the day we ran the Rio Minas Viajas (see Mexico 2013 Part I HERE), we were driving down the narrow driveway into the Aldea Huesteca campground when we met a van …

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26
Feb

Mexico 2013 Part I: Welcome To Mexico!

Below: Matt Beauchamp, Rio Minas Viejas, photo by Adam Goshorn From my house in Mentone, Alabama it is almost exactly a 27-hour drive to the take-out for the Cascadas Micos section of the Rio Valles in San Luis PotosiMexico.  For the eighth time in the last nine years, friends trickled into my house the night …

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10
May

The Varun Mystery

On first appearances the Varun might confuse, it’s a little bit of a freestyler, but you probably won’t see people seriously competing it, mixed up with a little bit of a river runner means its main niche is bigger volume rivers where you need some speed, but want to stop and throw down some big …

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04
Apr

Small Jed rocks the London Olympic Course

Not quite as glamourous as our American team mates on the Ottawa, but I was sooooo excited to get my hands on the small Jed and took it to the Olympic course in the sunshine… The small Jed is great for the smaller lady paddler!! What a super boat… now us British boaters just have …

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01
Feb

Everest – Paddle raft first descent

My name is Sean Glaccum and I have travelled to the Himalayas almost every fall since 1997 in search of rivers that have never been kayaked or rafted.  Past Himalayan first descents include:  First kayak descents off Mt. Kanchenjunga (3rd highest peak), Mt. Cho Oyu (6th highest peak), Mt. Dhaulagiri (7th highest peak) and Mt. …

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20
Jan

A succesful end to San Gil

Following the return of our boats and our bowels to (relative) health we decided the best option would be to head out on an overnighter on the Rio Chichamocha, a rarely rafted river due to the terrible roads and the length of the run. The four in our team were joined by some new friends …

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20
Jan

Demshitz Magical Trip in Patagonia!

Dropping in on an Epic Chilean 1st Descent. Read more at Demshitz.com Watch Video http://vimeo.com/35327325 Check out Demshitz.com for a full trip report of my 3 week trip in Patagonia!

16
Jan

Colombia, what an epic start!

Our first week in Colombia has been pretty adventurous (except for the flight which was tedious to say the least…Iberia are not great for in flight entertainment). After a couple of days in the capital of Bogota, Dave, Lowri Niamh and I headed out to San Gil to get on with the kayaking. First we …

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23
Nov

Chasing Rainbows

Rivers come and rivers go, one eddy flows to the next wave – we make our choices and move on. Never stopping, restless and awaiting. It is the drive to go with the river that takes us to its heart – moving us onwards to its end. Dirty and dusty after over night bus rides, …

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