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Tips For Backcountry Cooking

Tips For Backcountry Cooking

Well-fed campers are happy campers. When you’re cooking at a campsite, your best approach is to prevent mistakes in the first place—not even hot sauce…

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Packed canoes on the shoreline.

Canoe Anatomy: Can You Name Every Part On Your Canoe?

Whether you are completely new to canoeing or an enthusiastic novice who wants to brush up, knowing all the parts of the canoe will make…

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Skills: Canine Canoeing

Skills: Canine Canoeing

Venturing off into the wild unknown with furry best friend in tow is a dream for many paddlers. Often, the reality falls somewhat short. Untrained,…

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Reclaim Your 5 to 9

Reclaim Your 5 to 9

An adventurous life doesn’t have to be the domain of eccentric millionaires and dirtbag vagabonds. Even with a 9 to 5 job, you too could…

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Paddles of different shapes and styles

Choosing The Best Canoe Paddle

Figuring out the best paddle for you is about understanding different designs and materials, but also about how the paddle actually feels as you move…

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Tips for buying a used canoe

7 Things To Know Before Buying A Used Canoe

Maybe you want to buy a used canoe instead of new because you are on a budget. Or perhaps you think you won’t use your…

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A canoeist paddles a red canoe in a mountainous fjord.

7 Ways to Lighten Up on Your Next Trip

It's true that money can help save weight with the latest and greatest gear, but there are much less expensive ways to do more on…

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A canoeist practices the sit-and-switch paddling technique from the middle of a solo canoe.

Skills: Sit and Switch Canoe Paddling Technique

Paddling a loaded, two-person canoe doesn't just have to be an art expose but it is okay for it to be an efficient process as…

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A bull moose's head emerges from the surface of the water with water lilies in its' mouth.

Photography Skills: How To Get Amazing Widlife Shots

Being a wildlife photographer is the new job description that the majority of visitors to wilderness areas seem to be adding to their CVs' without…

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Screenshot of Nahanni River Adventures Staff packing personal gear for a river canoe trip.

Video: Packing For Your River Trip Made Easy

Keeping track of and packing all the necessary gear for a northern river adventure can be tricky. That's why Canadian River Adventures and Nahanni River Adventures…

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10 Tips for a Successful River Cleanup Day

10 Tips for a Successful River Cleanup Day

Over the years, when Vernon, British Columbia-based Elements Adventure Co. owner/operator Charles Ruechel ran paddling river cleanups, he began to collect more than just trash. He collect...

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A family of three sit awkwardly in a red canoe on the water.

7 Most Common Mistakes of Wilderness Canoeists

After paddling North America’s lakes and rivers for more than 60 years, author and adventurer Cliff Jacobson has unfortunately seen it all. In his own…

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Close up picture of a bowl full of chopped cucumber, celery and cherry tomatoes, topped off with basil leaf.

Skills: Weekend Menu Planner

'You will remember the camp food' is what any experienced canoe tripper will tell you, which explains why companies like BlackFeather and Nahanni River Adventures place such…

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