Field Tested: Mitchell Curved Premier


1-piece wood straight shaft w/ carbon blades and reinforced blade edges, 54″ – 62″ @ 2 inch increments:

Mitchell Paddles are known for their durability, and their wooden cores give a buoyant feel to each stroke and brace with minimal flutter. Though not the lightest paddle, Mitchell’s blades are excellent choices for aggressive whitewater canoeists and C1 paddlers who need bomb proof construction and maximum power.

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Bending Branches Expedition Plus

A beautiful wooden paddle with a buoyant, springy feel.

Kialoa Madison

An adjustable fiberglass paddle that’s perfect for sharing.

Werner Bandit

A lightweight carbon paddle from Werner.

Aquabound Edge

A packable breakdown paddle for travelers.

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