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Frozen: Portage Across Ice

Frozen: Portage Across Ice

We were three weeks into an eight-week trip on Nunavut’s Back River when we hit the ice. As far as we could see, Lower Garry…

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Basecamp: Wednesday Night Adventure Club

Basecamp: Wednesday Night Adventure Club

Children today have more structured time than any generation before them. This spring at my house, for example, Monday was baseball practice, Tuesday and Wednesday…

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Tumpline: Canada's Birthday Gift

Tumpline: Canada's Birthday Gift

If America was transformed by a domesticated animal—the horse—then Canada’s own coming to be was most certainly aided and abetted by a single species of…

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Seven Reasons Why Paddling Makes You a Better Person

Seven Reasons Why Paddling Makes You a Better Person

You’ll be happier Spending time in nature makes us feel more alive—and that’s a good thing. Numerous studies have linked exposure to nature with increased…

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The First-Timer's Canoe Expedition

The First-Timer's Canoe Expedition

Canoe trip pickings have been thin for me recently. By thin I don’t mean I have trouble dreaming up new trips—my problem is that my…

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Photo: Paul Mason

Butt End: The Agony and the Ecstasy

The music died for Don McLean in 1959 when rock legend, Buddy Holly, died in a plane crash. The day the music died for me…

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The Fight to Save the Boundary Waters

The Fight to Save the Boundary Waters

A mere glimpse of a map of Minnesota’s Boundary Waters and Ontario’s Quetico Provincial Park is enough to set the imaginations of Dave and Amy Freeman…

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Paddle in the Park Contest

Paddle in the Park Contest

There has never been a greater need to unplug and reconnect. The Paddle In The Park Contest was created to inform and remind people of the many rewards…

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Wilderness Fears Debunked

Wilderness Fears Debunked

Not all threats are equally dangerous. To put the risks in perspective, we look at your nine biggest backcountry fears. Find out which are valid,…

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Family Camping: Betcha Didn't Know About... Ants

Betcha Didn't Know About... Ants

The total biomass of all the ants on Earth is roughly equal to the total biomass of all the people on Earth. Scientists estimate there…

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Family Camping: Playing the Futures

Family Camping: Playing the Futures

I was 10 years old during the severe economic recession of the early 1980s. The unemployment rate was the highest since the stock market crash…

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Is Innegra the future of canoeing?

Is Innegra the future of canoeing?

How do you create a tougher canoe without increasing the price or weight? Some manufacturers claim they have answered this age-old quandary with the composite…

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Trip: Bowron Lakes

Trip: Bowron Lakes

The call of a loon echoes across a glassy calm lake and our group sips hot cups of tea by the campfire. The sun dips…

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