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Just when I thought my life couldn't get any more bizarre - I found myself paddling a canoe amongst gigantic billboards promoting Cameron Diaz's Bad Teacher movie and the next line of sexy swimwear.I was presenting canoe tripping demos for...
Scott Adams from Birchbark Media always seems get me involved in the oddest jobs. This time he had me working as the host for a tourism video for the Mattawa Region. It seemed easy enough, we would drive up and...
I was so proud of my daughter this weekend. She won "the youngest portager" award during the Portage for the Kirk Wipper Memorial event held at the Canadian Canoe Museum Wipper Portage Neil Sorbie and a bunch of other very...
This book will help hikers of all levels get a better grasp on the outdoors If Heading Outdoors Eventually Leads Within does nothing else, it will inspire you to get off the couch and go hiking. The latest book from...
This Sunday the Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough is hosting a memorial for Kirk Wipper. As you many know one of the great Canadian canoe lovers, Kirk Wipper died back on March 18th of this year. If you never had the pleasure...
This ultra light jacket is made from the lightest material the North Face has ever used in it's Summit Series Essentially weightless (three ounces), basically translucent and compressible into a coin purse-sized pocket, the water-resistant Verto immediately convinced us that...
I was presenting in Minneapolis this past weekend at the Midwest Mountaineering Spring Expo. What a fantastic show. It's one of the best paddle shows around. The organizer, Jan Fast, does such an amazing job and the owners of Midwest...
Wow! I get to go to Newfoundland. Paddle Canada has invited me to speak and do a couple of workshops at this years' Paddle Symposium. it's going to be a fantastic weekend. I can't wait. Here's a break down of...
Wow! I'm on the cover page of explore this month. The article is based on a bunch of "how-to" tips like setting up a tarp and weather proofing your tent. I was quite thrilled to be asked to write such...
I'm doing a few canoe demos on Sunday at the Cottage Life Show at the International Centre on Airport Road this weekend. One's on solo paddling and the other is on how bow paddlers can manoeuvre a canoe - even...
Very sad news. I received an email from James Raffan this morning informing me that Kirk Wipper, an absolute legend in the canoe world, has passed away. I'll let James' email below (and the attached video) inform you of his...
A backpack made for photographers Naming all the attributes of the Dakine Sequence photography pack would take too long—the manufacturer seems to have thought of everything. This is the ultimate pack for outdoor photographers, especially those who ski and snowboard. There...
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