Browsing Tag

2010

Yahara River
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Yahara River VI

Stebbensville Road to Murwin County Park: A wonderfully scenic quietwater paddle that’s perfect for beginners and families, this section of the Yahara River is one of our all-time favorites and one that provides a different experience every time we…

Badfish Creek
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Badfish Creek I

Old Stage Road to Casey Road: It’s no secret that we love Badfish Creek, or that this is our absolute favorite paddling stretch near Madison – we’ve directed paddlers to Old Stage Road numerous times over the last decade.…

White River (Walworth)
★ ★ ★ ★ ★

White River I (Walworth County)

Sheridan Springs Road to Lyons: A delightful jaunt on a very pretty river with two distinct temperaments – placid and slow, frisky and fun – surrounded by a predominantly unspoiled landscape. The only deterrents are this trip often is…

Homemade and Affordable Kayak Garage Rack Video
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Homemade (& Affordable) Kayak Rack Video

With a third addition to the Miles Paddled fleet, we needed another rack for the garage. We thought we’d have a little fun documenting the process for building your own Homemade (& Affordable) Kayak Rack, super simple DIY solution...…

State Parks Show Some Love
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State Parks Show Some Love

With the ever-growing popularity of kayaking in Wisconsin, it only makes sense to feature the sport on everyone's vehicle...…

Wisconsin River
★ ★ ★ ★

Wisconsin River IV

Prairie Du Sac to Arena: Due to its proximity to Madison (and therefore, denser population) this uppermost section of the Lower Wisconsin Riverway is the most traveled. It’s sometimes overlooked for quiet water enthusiasts for that same reasoning, but…

St. Croix River
★ ★ ★ ★

St. Croix River I

St. Croix Falls to Osceola: A magnificent stretch of the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway that begins immediately with an outstanding gorge, exhilarating (and paddable) rapids, beautiful cliffs, with lots of sandy beaches and sandbar islands before calming down…

Bark River
★ ★

Bark River I

Burnt Village Park to Downtown Fort Atkinson: In flood conditions, the Bark is a lackluster endeavor – as a slow river gets even slower and swampier – on its journey to the Rock River and eventually into downtown Fort…

Gear Review

Sven Saw

What do you say about a tried and true classic? The Sven Saw is the only saw you'll ever need on the trail, in camp or even at home...…

REI Half Dome 2 Tent
Gear Review

REI Half Dome 2 Tent

The REI Half Dome 2 Tent is a great backpacking/kayaking tent if you're looking for a lightweight but roomy option for the wilderness...…

Wisconsin River
★ ★ ★ ★

Wisconsin River III

Arena to Gotham: Just like the upper stretch, you’ll no doubt, have more company on the water due to the proximity to the Sauk/Baraboo/Madison area but this section of the Wisconsin River offers more of what we’ve come to…

Gear Review

GSI Flask

GSI makes a tough, leak-free flask for spirits, water or whatever else you're taking with you on your journey...…

Gear Review

DVD: River Trails Of Southern Wisconsin

River Trails of Southern Wisconsin is a great little resource when paired with the book Paddling Southern Wisconsin. Morrall River Films takes you on a visual journey of 26 rivers in Southern Wisconsin...…

Homemade Kayak Kitchen
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Homemade Kayak Kitchen

I'm always interested in what gear people take when trying to keep things lightweight on the water. Especially when it comes to cooking... often the highlight of the day after a long paddle...…

Paddling Illinois
Gear Review

Book: Paddling Illinois

Everything you've come to expect from the Paddling series is here. We couldn't live without Paddling Northern Wisconsin or Paddling Southern Wisconsin by Mike Svob...…