The Dirtbaggin lifestyle

Standing Rock: 1 Year Later

Emily Yates looks back on a powerful memory from Standing Rock, and looks forward to today and its impact on her life and clean water.

Dirt Bags Recognized. ~Michelle Terrell

DBP Admin Michelle Terrell accepts an award on behalf of us all from American Whitewater and Bluegrass Wildwater Association for our river cleanups. She also covers this year's Lord of the Forks Race and the Russell Fork Rendezvous.

River People. by Michael Potter 

Michael Potter celebrates the river people in his life in homage to this season of Thanksgiving

Confessions of a Slow Learner. by Lauralyn Chrisley

Ever missed your roll back in the early days and thought... "I QUIT!" Maybe that was 15 years ago, maybe that was yesterday!! Lauralyn Chrisley discusses the trials and tribulations of learning paddling skills and her method of learning.

So You Want To Be A Raft Guide? by Hannah Fetzer

Young raft guide Hannah Fetzer shares some tips that helped get her into Raft Guiding.

Dipesh Gurung ~ by Juniper Rose 

Cover: Dipesh Gurung, aka Dip teaching rolling on the March 2016 Beginners and Intermediates Expedition  Dipesh Gurung was raised in a ...

International Rivers Day: Rafa Ortiz paddles the great falls

To celebrate world rivers day, Rafa Ortiz took on the great falls of the Potomac River, a set of grade ...

The Really Big Deal (for the Newbs)

(Cover Image: Beautiful Bernice Karnett on Oblique Falls, Hiwassee River, TN. Photographed by Mike Tossing.) Some paddling days are extra special. ...

Paddling Banter: Seagulls, Laughs and noxious gases

As another month comes to a close, we bring you another dose of webcomics from Paddling Banter. This months selection ...