A Kayaking Blog By Dan Simenc

Four Star Day

Four Star Day

May 13, 2012

To many, Idaho’s capitol is the land of potato farmers and blue football fields, but the vibrant city of Boise also boasts an expansive trail system, numerous local crags, nearby rivers, skiing, and just about everything else you could ask for short of a coastline. After a day of work, depending on the season, you can choose between night skiing at Bogus...

Alone in the Sierras: A Solo Trip Down the Middle Kings River

Alone in the Sierras: A Solo Trip Down the Middle Kings River

May 6, 2012

California’s Sierra Nevada Mountains are geologically blessed with some of the best Class V kayaking on the planet. The combination of sunny weather, beautiful canyons, long wilderness stretches, smooth granite and excellent whitewater beckons me back from Idaho to my home state nearly every summer for a paddling pilgrimage. The best and hardest stretches of...