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West Coast Best Coast

West Coast Best Coast

In the summer of 2014, team Substantial found refuge in the best coast of the USA, and Canada, The WEST Coast. A spontaneous trip to California landed us at Fantasy Falls, arguably the best overnighter in the good ol US of A. Then later in the summer we spent a few days around Revelstoke, BC tapping the glacier fresh whitewaters, and of course Kokanees. The summer ended with the almighty Grand Canyon of the Stikine where the crew found substantial flows, and simpler times. Enjoy!

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Journey To The Stikine And The Sacred Headwaters

Another great edit from the guys at the Mountain Mind Collective.

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The Stikine is a world renowned river in the northwest corner of British Columbia. It is known for its big-volume class V whitewater in one of the most committing canyons in the world. Kayakers travel from afar every year to navigate the depths of the Grand Canyon of the Stikine, but few know of the fight to protect its vast watershed from industrial development. From mega-dams, to massive open-pit mines, the Stikine and its sister rivers, the Skeena and the Nass, are under threat. This is the story of paddling the Stikine River, and learning about the fight to protect the Sacred Headwaters, the source of the Stikine, Skeena and Nass Rivers.

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