ON THE COVER: Paddling south down the Chilkat Island chain, part of Chilkat State Park near Haines, Alaska. Photo by: Nathaniel Stephens.
A Land of Rock and Ice: Alaska’s Lynn Canal
North America’s longest and deepest fjord provides sea kayakers with a web of paddling routes.
by Matt Hawthorne
Where the Wild Things Are: Northeast Greenland
Navigating through Greenland’s fjords alongside polar bears, muskoxen and walruses.
by Jørn Breinholt
History: Australian Folboats and Commandos
When Swiss kayak maker Walter Hohn immigrated to Australia, he brought two of his folding kayaks with him. When World War II broke out, he provided kayaks for Australian commando operations.
by John Hoehn
Kayak Reviews: Murrelet by Pygmy, Atlantic LV RM by North Shore
Safety: A Break in the Routine: Unexpected circumstances turn adventure to misadventure
by Måns Langert
Technique: No Beach? No Problem. The Towline Landing
by Roger Schumann
Epicurean Corner: Eco-Que folding grill review
by Michael Gray
Products for Paddlers: Valley’s “Gemini” twin kayaks; Bending Branches’ “Angler Ace” fishing paddle; Kokatat’s Gore-Tex Anorak; Innova’s “Swing I and Swing II” inflatable kayaks; Adventure Technology’s Xception Superlight paddle; Drift HD video camera and waterproof case.