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

A humourous essay about at trip to the Canoecopia show
The modern canoeist's debate: Straight paddles vs bent paddles: Are you a bent shaft paddler...
film launch for Happy Camper's Wilderness Quest movie
Album of music for paddling/paddlers by Jerry Vandiver
I like wearing wool. I always have. Some may think it's because I'm too cheap...
Making free firestarters at home using dryer lint or cotton balls
Frank Wolf's film On The Line is timely and a must-watch
Kevin reviews the Trangia—an alcohol burning stove—and shows how to light it in -10 degrees...
New ideas for well-preserved and tasty outdoor meals — perfect for a gourmet camp dinner!
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