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LEGENDS FROM A LOST RIVER: THE BIO BIO ~ “Tu Eres Rico.” by Taz Riggs 

Chicago MikeMarch 27, 20179 min read

Last summer, two major milestones of my life passed. One, thirty one years had gone by since beginning a career…

A DIRTBAG DOES THE BIG DITCH – Peter Ely’s journal of his 2015 GrandCanyon mission PART THREE. By Peter Ely

DBPMarch 24, 2015

Editors: Kayaker Peter Ely, a transplanted Californian who makes his home in the mountains of North Carolina, recently completed a…

CUSTOM WOOD ~ Vince Zappia & the art of making paddles. By ChicagoToughill

DBPMay 13, 2015

(Shawn Alexander running Zoom Flume on Tallulah Gorge, photo credit: Chris Gorman) Vince Zappia, the master woodworker behind ZapPaddles, lives in…

Kayaking is – Nick Prete

DBPSeptember 29, 2017

Don’t forget the main prize is for the video with the most views at the end of the competition,…


DBPFebruary 1, 2015

DIRTBAGS by “Chicago””Chicago” guides for Kosir’s Rapid Rafts in Wisconsin. Harass him here BUBBLE STREET by Paul MasonMr Mason is a…


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