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10 Favorite River Trips

By on April 22, 2018

Ten years of documenting rivers and creeks throughout Wisconsin and our neighboring states has given us a whole lot of trips to reminisce on. When we’re asked to name…

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10 Favorite Paddling Videos

By on April 14, 2018

Years ago, Barry started recording paddles after he fell in love with videos found on YouTube created by Tom Lindblade, and then later Mark and Mary Morrall who once…

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10 Favorite Creek Trips

By on April 7, 2018

In ten years, we’ve written about a whole lot of rivers and creeks, (304 as of this writing, to be specific) so you’d think we’d have a hard time…

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10 Favorite Paddling Photos

By on April 1, 2018

Miles Paddled started in April of 2008 with a more generic (and clumsier) name. It wasn’t until a particularly lengthy paddle on the Lower Wisconsin River where we learned…

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50 Bizarre Kayaking T-Shirts

By on March 20, 2018

One of my favorite reads in the whole wide internet is the A/V Club’s “Great Job Internet” column. There, they bring to light, the most unusual and obscure behavior…

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17 Best Paddles of 2017

By on December 31, 2017

2018 is almost upon us, can you believe it? Before we say goodbye to this year and head into what will be the tenth year of Milespaddled.com, here’s our…

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30 Unique Gifts For Paddlers

By on December 1, 2017

With the gift-giving season upon us, we’re always looking for paddling-related gifts for our fellow canoe and kayak friends who already have all the usual paddling gear. While doing…

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Yahara River Full Moon Paddle

By on September 19, 2017

Mud Lake to Lake Kegonsa
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Out first ever full-moon paddle on the next to nonexistent current of the Yahara River between lakes Waubesa and Kegonsa. The…

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The Y-er: A Homemade Tool for Paddlers to Bypass River Wire

By on September 15, 2017

We’ve encountered more wire strung across rivers in Southwestern Wisconsin than any other region in the state. Paddling up to and making your way under, or over, can be…

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16 Best Paddles of 2016

By on December 31, 2016

2016 saw many changes for Milespaddled.com, starting with the appearance of the site itself. Behind the scenes, we had been busy working up a new site, while at the same…