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Sayany mission

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by Egor Voskoboynikov One of the best places for multiday kayaking in the world are Eastern Sayan mountains near Baikal Lake in Russia. Amazing beautiful nature, high mountains, challenging rivers and remoteness from civilization make this place attractive for fans of adventure. Together with my wife Alona Buslaeva I have spent a month in this area, travelling extensively in the rivers of the trips organized by Tomas Marnics The Onot river was the first one on our list. Just a few kayak groups have been on this river before, so everything was new for us. It is a beautiful river flowing… more

  18 September 2014       ZET Kayaks

The Grand Canyon of the Verdon

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by Anne Huebner Beside the European Freestyle Championships my summer destination this year has been the French Alps. After spending a couple days in the Durance Valley we moved on to our final destination the Verdon Gorge. On the way we passed the Gorge de Daluis of the Var river. This canyon offers easy whitewater and it is very impressive with its red rocks and hundred of meters high canyon walls. As we finally reached the Verdon canyon we found out that in that week there was a water release as every week on Tuesday and Friday and additionally also on Wednesday… more

  16 September 2014       ZET Kayaks

Northern Norway

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by Ron Fisher Why travel to an oversea kayak destination when you live in white-water paradise? This summer Mariann and I spent 5 weeks in Northern Norway, paddling the classic rivers around Hatfjeldal, but also doing a couple of multi-day trip that we’ve been dreaming for a long time. GLOMÅGA First of the two was the Glomåga. It’s simple: It is the most beautiful place we have ever been to! There are countless glaciers coming down to the river on both valley sides, the water is crystal clear to turquoise green and in the middle of the three day trip is… more

  11 September 2014       ZET Kayaks

Kayaking Bashkaus

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After two weeks in Altay, time has come for us to put on the lower canyon of the famous Bashkaus river. We’ve heard many stories about the run and with the fresh first hand info from another group, we were just looking forward for a lot of classy whitewater. We spent one day chilling at the put-in and a group of 3 Russian kayakers came by saying the water level is medium and wishing us good luck for our descend. On day one, we woke up early, brewed a lot of tea and cooked delicious poridge as usual. Packing our boats… more

  5 September 2014       ZET Kayaks