Image Via: Ryan Creary 3 rules for whitewater paddling Explore Magazine Apr 3, 2014 Explore the USA > Skills Credit: Ryan Creary 1. Don’t give the current anything to grab. Lean downstream when crossing current to keep your upstream edge high and dry. 2. Your head should (must) be the last thing to leave the water when rolling a boat upright. 3. When you swim, stay upriver of your boat and keep your feet high and away from the river bottom. Share Tweet Share Share Pin Share Tweet More Share Share Pin Plan your next great adventure with explore! Off the beaten path locations, tips and tricks, interviews with intrepid explorers and more. Plan your next great adventure Top Secret Outdoor Adventure Locations How-to Videos & Articles Interviews with Known Explorers Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter 12 Off-Radar Outdoor Adventures in the American Midwest Welcome to the USA. One of the largest and most diverse countries on the planet, America is known for incredible... Go Here: Getting Off-Grid in one of America's Least-Visited National Parks Just off the coast of America's most populous state, one national park manages to escape widespread attention. The Way of the Wolf: How to Trek the Pacific Crest Trail, as told by through-hiker Rozanne Pilbeam Frank Wolf talks to PCT through-hiker Rozanne Pilbeam to uncover what it's like to hike the famous Pacific Crest Trail. It’s Aurora Season in Fairbanks and You Really Ought to Go This spectacular light display can be seen throughout the year, but the best time to go is now. The Best Hiking Trails in Utah's Stunning Bryce Canyon National Park 12 jaw-dropping hiking trails in one of America's most visually stunning national parks. 3 Can't-Miss Parks in the American Southwest Our writer travels to Utah, Nevada and Arizona in search of gorgeous parks and jaw-dropping views.