Missouri Whitewater Spring Clinic

Missouri Whitewater Spring Clinic

It had been about 10 years since I was last in a whitewater kayak, so a mix of excitement and anxiety swelled in me as the 2017 Missouri Whitewater Spring Clinic approached. Luckily, the Missouri Whitewater Association (MWA), which hosts the clinic, also offers pool...
Fly Fishing the Missouri Ozarks

Fly Fishing the Missouri Ozarks

The gin clear, free-flowing waters of Barren Fork, deep in the hills of Shannon County, Mo., tumble and twist on the downhill journey to Sinking Creek and on to the nearby Current River. The surrounding scenery of towering bluffs, forest covered hillsides and...
Bikepacking Made Easy

Bikepacking Made Easy

This story beings simply enough, with three friends who despite decades of mountain biking experience had never been bikepacking before. The idea to try “the rugged cousin of bike touring” was sparked at the International Mountain Bicycling Association (IMBA) 2016...
Trail Profile: Cliff Cave Park

Trail Profile: Cliff Cave Park

Standing in front of Cliff Cave, the namesake feature of Cliff Cave Park, you’d never guess one spot could hold so much history. Peering in through its gated entrance gives onlookers only a vague idea of what lies within. While there’s no proof all the stories that...
Profile: Paragliding Unlimited

Profile: Paragliding Unlimited

If you find yourself yearning to fly, Jiri Sindler, owner and operator of Paragliding Unlimited, might have a few words of advice. He says that paragliding is the closest feeling to flying like a bird. “Over the Mississippi River, south of downtown between the bluffs,...