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President Roosevelt’s contributions to our wilderness

"There are no words that can tell the hidden spirit of the wilderness that can reveal its mystery, its melancholy and its charm." -President Theodore Roosevelt  This Presidents Day we'd like t ...

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Packrafting the Neve Traverse

As I lay on my wooden bunk, the last light of the day streaming in through dusty, cracked windows I looked up at a tattered map stapled to the wall above, duct taped togeth ...

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Find Your Zen

The Zen Ensō is one or two uninhibited brushstrokes drawn in a circle that express a moment when the mind is completely free to let the body create. That feeling is similar ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

This is the Nolichucky

Keep the Nolichucky free flowing. It’s hard to believe but only 0.35% of the rivers in the US are protected under the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act. With next year marking the 50th Anniversary of the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act there is no better time to build a movement around the iconic Nolichucky Gorge. Let’s get a ...

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SUP Whitewater Expedition - First Descent of the Mountain River NWT

Written by Jimmy Martinello jimmymartinello.com The Crew: Jimmy Martinello, Todd Lawson, Dennis Flett and Jon Burak The Mountain River is one of the most sought-after whitewater journeys in Canada. The river is a tributary of the mighty Mackenz ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

East Coast Whitewater Festival Season

The Beaver River Rendezvous kicks off the East Coast whitewater festival season on Labor Day weekend (Sep 1 to Sep 4) with 4 days packed full of whitewater releases in New York’s Adirondack Park. It’s a must attend for anyone looking to experience New York’s classic runs. Werner has been a long-time supporter of New ...

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Kayak Fishing

Why We Paddle for Fish

I saw a hint of movement. Then I saw the triangle and the lone dot pop up above the surface like Morse code shorthand for “Here I am”. I was too far away to cast so I picked up my Werner Hooked Shuna and made three whis ...

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SUP Equipment Choices with Josh Riccio

Fresh off of his 1st place finish in the stock 14' SUP division at the Molokai 2 Oahu race, Werner team rider Josh Riccio gives us some insight as to why he uses the Grand Prix 86.  ...

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Werner Paddles - Moving to Monroe WA

For Immediate Release:   The Sultan, WA based company Werner Paddles announced today that they will be moving their production facility from Sultan to Monroe, WA.  The move will bring both manufacturing and the fulfillment center under one roof in order to improve efficiencies.  ...

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Whitewater Kayaking

AN INTERNATIONAL TEAM OF KAYAKERS ENTER THE UNKNOWN AMAZON JUNGLE

Southeast, Colombia,  March 28th, 2017 - The expedition down the mystical Apaporis River will take an international team of kayakers including Werner Team Paddlers Ben Stook ...

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Limited Edition Lone Star - Camano and Shuna

Available February 27th Shuna Lone Star - Limited Edition: ...

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Kayak Fishing

#KayakfishFRYDay Jim Sammon’s tells us, “Hold your paddle correctly!”

Happy #KayakfishFRYDay to you all.  This week, we look Werner Paddles pro-staff Jim Sammon's, "Public Service Announcement." You don't catch as many fish from a kayak as he has, without knowing a few things about how to paddle.  Jim's humorous ...

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