Adrift: Savoring and Suffering in the High Sierras

The Hike In   Starting the hike in at 10 pm may not have been my first mistake. At least […]


Birthdays mark the beginning of life. Mine marked the end of Shannon’s. I arrived in the Great Falls parking lot […]

Linville Gorge: Triumph and Tragedy

Editor’s note: On April 28, 2018 a small team of kayakers paddled North Carolina’s Linville Gorge from Pine Trail to Lake […]

The Sandbags of Time

I look at the call list on my phone. Galen’s name alternates in red and black down the screen. Phone […]

Ultra Classic: the Wayne Gentry Interview

At the 1991 Gauley Festival Wayne Gentry released Green Summer, his first whitewater film. While Bob Benner called Gorilla “the […]

Housatonic Horizon Lines

If you are lucky, the summer you are eighteen something great happens to you. It is a warm and wet […]


The modern world with all its traps is hard to escape. The smartphone by my bed beeps and I am […]

Musings of the Mystery

“If rightly made, a boat would be a sort of amphibious animal, a creature of two elements, related by one-half […]

The Daniel Effect

Editor’s Note: Daniel DeLaVergne (3/5/1977-3/8/2006) was a whitewater legend and one of the founders of Lunch Video Magazine. He was […]

Lunatic Fringe

    Stinging cold wind burned my face. The freezing water of the Green River shocked my bare hands, but […]