ON THE COVER: June 30, Cape Joseph Henry, about 30 nautical miles west of the critical northeast corner of Ellesmere. North Polar Sea pressure ridges, frozen into the fast ice, make travel difficult. Photo by: Jon Turk
Solitude, Wilderness and History: The Alabama Scenic River Trail
Many of the southern state’s collection of rivers and streams are ideal for island cruising.
by Jim Felder
Off the Beaten Path: The Coast of Timor Leste
Eleven days in a tropical paradise with little food to be found
by Garry Dagg
Squall GTS by Current Designs,
Xtra by Tiderace
by Duane Strosaker
Boxed Wine Review
by Susan Conrad
A tragic shift of wind overwhelms a family kayaking on Big Horn Lake
by Denis O’Brien
by John Hoehn
Review by Joel McNamara
by Joe Glickman
Review by Christopher Cunningham
Ice: Navigating a Frozen and Unpredictable Landscape;
Advice from an Arctic adventurer
by Jon Turk
Products for Paddlers: For kayakers in and out of the boat:
Extrasport’s “Vortex” PFD; Merrell’s “Rapid Glove” watersport shoe; The “Expedition” from Carlisle Paddles, designed for day touring and distance paddling. Kayalu’s “Surfpole,” a multipurpose kayak gear mount.
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