Kevin Callan

Kevin Callan is the author of 15 books, including the best-selling The Happy Camper and his incredibly popular series of paddling guides. He's a notable public speaker and frequent guest on radio and television. Kevin is also a regular contributor, blogger and columnist for explore Magazine and has won several National Magazine Awards. He was made Patron Paddler for Paddle Canada and has recently won several filmmaking awards.

Recent Posts

Forget those trail pamphlets or laminated park signs that provide trivia on the trees hikers...
The only disadvantage of the popularized canvas hot tent for winter camping is the cost.
Ontario’s Haliburton Highlands is a mecca for outdoor adventure, and Barrie Martin’s Yours Outdoors programs...
If you've ever found your snowshoes slow or cumbersome, or if your cross-country skis just...
I swallowed an entire piece of humble pie and got roasted for charity recently. Canoe...
Here are some of my all-time favourite stocking stuffers that will make anyone a Happy...
I think most canoe trippers have experienced that moment while paddling Killarney Provincial Park’s busy...
Hot tenting beats cold camping, hands down! I remember the trip that changed everything for...
My only pet peeve with those blue barrels that canoeists use to store their food...
Great news! My 2nd edition of my best-selling Complete Guide to Winter Camping is now...
Kevin Callan talks about how you can stake out a free campsite—if you're willing to...
Wondering where in Ontario to pitch a tent, cozy up in a cabin or test...
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