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WHY DO WE DIRTBAG? ~ The Lifestyle, Decoded, From A Relatively NewInitiate. by Michael Potter, SE Correspondent.

Paddlers come in all shapes and sizes,  races, ideology, religions, family backgrounds, and so on and so forth. There are ...

DIRTBAG BOOKCLUB ~ Paddling Pacific Northwest Whitewater. Reviewed byPriscilla Macy

With over 100 contributing authors and photographers, Paddling Pacific Northwest Whitewater brings a huge amount of river beta into a ...

HOT TIMES ON THE OTTAWA RIVER~ How Esprit Rafting Survived the Fire. byGreg Pippett, with Ian Bailey

This May, on Friday the 20th, the Esprit rafting team members were returning from a big training day, polishing up ...

ENGLISH 101 FOR KAYAKERS. by Lauralyn Chrisley

I love my paddling buddies more than – well, just about anything. Paddlers in general warm my heart, even if they’re ...

DIRTBAGGIN’… IN IOWA? YOU BET! ~ Charles City Challenge ins and outs.by Hannah Childs

Chuck Town was the place to be if you were dirtbaggin’ in Iowa last month. Paddlers trickled into Charles City, ...

A HEAPING HELPING OF HUMBLE PIE ~ Wallacing The 48th AnnualSoutheastern Downriver Race. by SE Correspondent Michael Potter

The south is getting hot and dry this time of year; as a result the southeastern rivers are running low. ...

GOPRO MOUNTAIN GAMES ~ Captured in Color. Photo Spread and article byCaleb Chicoine

The GoPro Mountain Games: The time of year when all of the best athletes from all of the most unique ...

JULY 2016 ~ COVER PHOTO The Many Faces of DBP Admin Ollie El-Gamel. byMike Toughill

FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK I selected this montage of photos by and of my buddy Ollie to represent Dirt Bag ...