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10 Year Anniversary

10 Favorite Miles Paddled Moments
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10 Favorite Miles Paddled Moments

Last January we started the new year looking back at 2017 in our first-ever “Year In Review”, but we’re already deviating from that formula because we’re at the end of celebrating our first decade anniversary. Instead of looking back…

Ten Years of Ten Fave Gear
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10 Years of 10 Fave Gear

There’s certain gear that will live you for life, the kind you can depend on and trust. In the years since starting gear reviews, there have been some that have risen to the top as tried and true and…

10 Favorite Destination Photos
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10 Favorite Destination Photos

I had a really hard time deciding what to call this group of photos. I mean, these aren’t necessarily “paddling” photos, though they were taken while out on paddling excursions. But “Ten Favorite Not-Paddling Photos” sounded not only clumsy…

10 Favorite Comments
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10 Favorite Comments

Throughout the years, Miles Paddled has received thousands, literally, thousands, of comments. They mostly arrive via email or directly to the site, but also to Facebook, Twitter, Google, YouTube, Vimeo, Instagram, Messenger, and even snail mail (no kidding). They’ve come…

10 Favorite Wildlife Photos
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10 Favorite Wildlife Photos

Wildlife photos are usually my favorites because I appreciate how hard it is to capture a “perfect” moment while in a moving boat and competing with the natural fact that our subjects are ready to flee at the sound of…

10 Best of the Worst Photos
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10 Best of the Worst Photos

We’ve encountered a lot of fences and barriers, and I think every single one of them is ugly. We’ve met a lot of deadfall and blockages, and I’ve never enjoyed hiking around them. We’ve seen trash, abuse, drainage pipes,…

Miles Paddled New York to Los Angeles
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Miles Paddled New York to Los Angeles

We’re nearing 3,000 miles reported on this site but we found a rather interesting milestone to consider in the meantime (it is an odd one, mind you). 2,790 miles might not seem like a number to get all excited…

10 Favorite River Trips
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10 Favorite River Trips

Ten years of documenting rivers and creeks throughout Wisconsin and our neighboring states has given us a whole lot of trips to reminisce on. When we’re asked to name favorites, there are some that instantly come to mind. But…

10 Favorite Paddling Videos
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10 Favorite Paddling Videos

Years ago, I started recording paddles after I fell in love with videos found on YouTube created by Tom Lindblade, and then later Mark and Mary Morrall who once produced paddling DVDs of local trails. They were the inspiration…

10 Favorite Creek Trips
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10 Favorite Creek Trips

In ten years, we’ve written about a whole lot of rivers and creeks, (304 as of this writing, to be specific) so you’d think we’d have a hard time narrowing our favorite creek trips to only ten. Truth be…

10 Favorite Paddling Photos
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10 Favorite Paddling Photos

Miles Paddled started in April of 2008 with a more generic (and clumsier) name. It wasn’t until a particularly lengthy paddle on the Lower Wisconsin River where we learned just how long a paddling-mile was that inspired the name…