Camping

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“No man should touch another man’s camp stove.” That's the rule my canoe buddy, Ashley McBride (a.k.a. Speedo Man), firmly stated to all of us last week while we weathered the rain and cold during an early-spring canoe trip. The...
Whether you’re on a day hike out of cell range or on a multi-day adventure in the backcountry, here are my top five tips to help ensure your safety and provide peace of mind for loved ones. Pack a...
Being a blogger, a vlogger and someone that’s canoe tripped a lot, I get my share of questions from paddlers. They range from the intellectual to the simplistic. Some even come from questionable internet trolls. Some are quick and to...
“Collapsing on the road, I lit a candle and peeled off my socks to assess the damage. The skin on my feet was white, puffy, and lifeless; the bruises on my ankles and lower shins had broken into open sores.
I had the privilege of hanging out with Canadian full-time adventurer Jim Baird while he was in London, Ontario. He was picking up a new canoe from Nova Craft for yet another epic wilderness excursion. Jim’s the real deal. He’s...
I got together with good friend and film producer, Kip Spidell, last week. Over a couple of pints, we went dished out a plan for a new paddling/film project (details to be announced soon). We also reminisced over past projects.
It’s that time of year when the joys of winter are over, but in some places, spring has yet to arrive. Whatever the reason, if you're taking a break from the great outdoors, you can still binge-watch other outdoor adventures...
One of the biggest debates among paddlers is what to wear on your feet. Some prefer old sneakers; others strap on lightweight sandals. My choice has always been solid hiking boots. Yes, they’re clunky, and some paddlers consider them somewhat...
There was rumour going around at the Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show a couple weeks ago that after nearly 50 years in the canoe-making business, Nova Craft Canoe was closing its doors. Luckily, it isn’t true. Phew! However, they are going through a...
Recently, I stumbled across an old photo of me taken during a solo canoe trip down the Missinaibi River when I was in my twenties. I had a mullet, canvas sneakers and wore John Denver glasses. In the background there...
I spent 63 nights in a tent in 2018. (I always feel it's not a good year in the wilderness if I don't sleep out there more than 60 nights.) Highlights were paddling the full length of the Thames River, Canada’s most...
A good winter sleeping bag can cost you a mortgage payment, and it makes little sense to spend that much if you're just going to give winter camping a go for one weekend out of the season. There are other options.
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