Iconic Sea Kayak Trips in North America

There’s nothing like a gentle swell, sunlight glinting off the water, and the cry of eagles as you take your...
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Iconic Sea Kayak Trips in North America

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Columbia River Gorge

Iconic Sea Kayak Trips in North America

There’s nothing like a gentle swell, sunlight glinting off the water, and the cry of eagles as you take your first paddle strokes in a long, sleek kayak. The sea ...
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Shea Lopez and LopezBoards

NATIVE: Made in America

Made of sunshine, earth, and hard work. We're proud to say that Native Eyewear sunglasses are built in the USA using global materials. Our sunglasses are examined by no fewer ...
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Lake Tahoe Paddleboarding

Paddleboarding Nevada’s Epic Waterways

Nevada’s dry, arid landscape might not sound like a suitable destination for SUP, but you might be surprised by some of the gems hiding here. There are dozens of excellent ...
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Salmon fishing in Alaska

Fantastic Fly-In Fishing Spots in Alaska

Alaska offers some of North America’s greatest fishing opportunities. Unfortunately, most of the state is so remote that the greatest fishing holes are hard to get to. But if you’re ...
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Magpie River Kayak Expedition

Trip Report by Native Ambassador Abby Holcombe. The Magpie River is a remote section of river that twists and turns through the Northern Quebec wilderness and is full of big ...
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Arkansas River Rafting

Rafting Browns Canyon on the Arkansas During High Season

Not only is Browns Canyon home to many class III+ rapids, but with names like Zoom Flume, Widow Maker, and Seidel’s Suck Hole, you may be in for more than ...
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Penobscot River

5 Incredible Adventures in Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness

Maine’s 100-Mile Wilderness is northernmost portion of the Appalachian Trail and often considered one of the most rugged and remote regions along the hike. The vast area is home to ...
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Paddleboarding the Dirty Devil River

Trip Report by Native Ambassador, Dylan Brown. It’s not every day you get to pair two fundamentally different sports. But when you do, it’s worth sharing. This was the case ...
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Shaped by Experience

Native Eyewear athlete Shea Lopez discussed his inspiration to start shaping surfboards ...
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Poudre River, Fort Collins, Colorado

5 Incredible Kayaking Spots in Northern Colorado

The high plains of Eastern Colorado might not offer much in the way of watering holes, but head toward the mountains and suddenly you’ll find that there’s plenty of lakes, ...
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Heliskiing in Alaska

Trip Report by Native Ambassador/Sales Rep, George Terrizzi. A once in a lifetime trip comes along, well, once in a lifetime. I was fortunate to end up on just such ...
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Slaughter Pen Trail

5 Hikes in Arkansas With Breathtaking Views

Arkansas might primarily be known as a trout fishing hotspot, but in recent years it’s been steadily building a remarkable reputation among cyclists. From paved street racing to backcountry mountain ...
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Braeden Kopec

A Log in the Line-Up

Trip Report by Native Ambassador Braeden Kopec. Hey Native world! My name is Braeden Kopec and I’m 12 years old. I live just north of the Flagler Beach Pier in ...
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Skiing in Afghanistan

Trip Report by Native Ambassador Stacy Bare. I have spent years of my life staring at maps and reading books about far away places. Growing up on the Great Plains ...
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Oregon High Desert

5 Amazing Hikes in the Oregon Outback

Unless you’ve spent a lot of time there, you might be under the impression that Oregon is a rainy tundra full of hipsters. To be honest, that’s sort of true ...
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