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Tumblehome: Rethinking the Canoe

A while back, a publisher sent me a manuscript for review that eventually became the book, Inheriting a Canoe Paddle: The canoe in discourses of…

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Mike Ranta places a handmade wreath at the Remembrance Day ceremony in Ottawa, Ontario

Mike Ranta's Canoe Denied at Canada's Capital

Barreling down the Ottawa River’s Deschênes Rapids, birchbark hat on tightly, canine friend Spitzii howling into the morning light, solo continent-crosser Mike Ranta was bound…

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Editorial: Land Before Time

The world’s very first trails are found in a cave on Mistaken Point in Newfoundland. In keeping with the sentiments of those who named the…

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Editorial: Parental Guidance

One of my favorite things I get to do here at Canoeroots is prescreen the films entered in our Reel Paddling Film Festival. You’re probably…

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Canoeing Trends As Told by Industry Leaders

Wade Blackwood  Executive Director, ACA "We hear a lot about the exploding popularity of SUP, but I think canoeing is still the gateway drug for…

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Butt End: Princess and the Portage

It was going to take us a good hour to make the big water crossing. The wind was blowing straight into our bow and every…

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Canoeing Myths Busted by James Raffan

After a decade of columns in this space dedicated to the history, heritage, esoterica and minutiae of canoeing, written for paddlers and would-be paddlers, it…

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Expedition Icon: Verlen Kruger

Expedition Icon: Verlen Kruger

Verlen Kruger canoed the full length of the Mississippi River several times over his 82 years. For most people, just one trip would provide bragging…

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Editorial: In the Jungle

On a recent Sunday evening, I was paddling a lazy river. The sky was glowing pink, the cattails golden and dancing in the evening breeze. My only…

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A boat full of rafters floats down a river in Colorado

Currents: GPS Pet Tracking, Snow Canoeing Fail, Better Bear Spray And More

Hypar Folding Kayak    Hypar is changing the game completely with it’s peculiar hull design, and the fact it also fits into  the growing folding…

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Rapid Media Founder To Speak at Outdoor Adventure Show in Toronto

Rapid Media Founder To Speak at Outdoor Adventure Show in Toronto

Rapid Media’s Founder and Publisher to Speak at Outdoor Adventure Show For those aspiring to become better outdoor writers and photographers, attend Rapid Media’s Founder,…

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10 Things Paddlers Do to Spice up Their Winter

10 Things Paddlers Do to Spice up Their Winter

Fat biking  Many parks across North America now offer specifically maintained trails to suit fat bikes, along with difficulty levels befitting their riders.  Fat biking…

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Top 10 Most Popular Canoeroots Stories From 2016

1. 15 Camping Mistakes and How to Avoid Them This roundup of the most epic mistakes people make while camping was a hit online. Some…

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