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Canoecopia was a blast this year. It always is. It's rated at the largest paddling show in North America. If you haven't been to it, imagine 24,000 overly keen paddlers wandering the isles checking out the latest gear or taking...
My box of ten free copies of "Top 50 Canoe Routes of Ontario" arrived on my doorstep last friday. As the author, I get 10 free copies to give out to my wife, mom, best friends...I definitely wasn't expecting the...
The Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show was one busy hectic place this past weekend and it all seems like a blurr to me now. I chatted with lots of paddlers, gave a few camping demos at the Ontario Tourism booth and...
An old office mate of mine at the college I teach at part-time -Sasha Fernando - let me know about this fantastic dog sledding event he's in this coming weekend. Sounds like a lot of fun. It's the Georgian Bay...
Sea kayaking is picking up speed. Here's how to do it right In the July/August 2010 issue of explore, Conor Mihell reported about the Hurricane Riders, a group of extreme sea kayakers in B.C. Using full-length sea kayaks, these guys rip...
Why do so many Aussies choose Canada as their dream destination? "Ozzie! Ozzie! Ozzie! Oy! Oy! Oy!" The chant filled the air at Moose's Down Under, an Australian-themed restaurant in downtown Vancouver. It was day two of the Winter Olympics. The...
What to bring backpacking to make your trip as comfortable as possible Backpacking is typically an overnight or multi-day hiking trip where all food and equipment necessary to travel on foot during the day and camp overnight is carried. - Trekking poles -...
And here I was being afraid of having too many misadventures winter camping in the north this season. Heck, I've been out quite a bit so far - each time when it was past -25 degrees - and didn't have...
It's that time of the year again. Maps are spread out across the dinning room floor, photos of previous trips have been viewed over and over again, canoe mates have been over for drinks and plans of this season's trips...
How companies are combining gear and casual wear "Climbers do yoga," says CEO of Mountain Equipment Co-Op. "Active people in the wilderness, they live in urban environments, they run, they cycle. We always said, 'We'll give you this part of your...
I must admit I was a tad nervous heading out winter camping when the weather reports had temperatures set between -28 to -32 degrees Celsius. Problem was, Andy and I had confirmed a date to go and didn't have another...
Ryan Stuart explains why soft shells are best for winter layering A reader asked me my strategy for layering for ski touring. Here's what I replied: In the winter my jacket strategy is a softshell 90 percent of the time. I throw...
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