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Skills

Skills

Mike Monaghan sleeps in his canoe as the sun rises.

Skills: Sweet Dreams - Sleeping In Your Canoe

Most of my memories of summer camp so many years ago have blurred into a collection of snapshots. The exception to this is the nights…

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Two canoes loaded for an expedition move into the morning light.

Skills: Keep Paddling Forever

Whether you’re on a lengthy expedition or a day trip, paddling efficiently is always the goal. The less energy you expend on strokes, the more…

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A canoeist fly fishes from the stern of a red canoe on calm water.

Grace on the Water: Fly Fishing

Fly fishing is, to most enthusiasts, the most beautiful form of fishing. Its most common to see pictures of fly fishermen standing characteristically wait-deep in…

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A camper prepares dinner on the rocky edge of a large body of water, late in the evening.

Skill: Eat Fresh Forever on Trip

We’re not backpackers. Sure, bringing freshies on trip means portaging a few more pounds, but it’s a small price to pay to eat a peppercorn…

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Skills: People Photography

Skills: People Photography

An internationally published photographer who calls Minnesota home, Layne Kennedy’s images are featured in magazines worldwide on subjects as varied as pink dolphins in the…

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Pascal Girard drops off a pour over into a big, white frothy rapid.

Skills: Whitewater Action Photography

Pascal Girard is an internationally published whitewater photographer who has called the river his second home for more than 22 years. “I switched to open…

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Skills: Trip Photography

Skills: Trip Photography

Part-time professional photographer Mike Monaghan has been solo tripping for 20 years. “What makes a great post-trip slideshow is a diverse portfolio of images that…

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Skills: Wildlife Photography

Skills: Wildlife Photography

Peter Mather is a professional photographer, fellow of the prestigious International League of Conservation Photography and co-author of guidebook, Paddling in the Yukon. “The three…

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Skills: Landscape Photography

Skills: Landscape Photography

Last year, nature photographer and outdoor enthusiast, Gary Fiedler paddled for 221 days solo through the Boundary Waters Canoe Area to experience the entire open…

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Skills: DIY Ditch Kit Essentials

Skills: DIY Ditch Kit Essentials

Over the past decade of tripping, I’ve discovered that when minor or major disasters strike, it pays to have key items on hand immediately. An…

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4 canoeists in one canoe paddle into big swells.

Skills: How to Canoe in Waves and Swell

Most canoeists know that a cold swim is often preceded by a wave taken at a bad angle. Depending on your skill level, paddling in…

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A close up of a spark hitting dry tinder from a flint and steel tool.

Skill: Master the No-Match Fire

Flint and steel fire-making has become a traditional way of staying warm, cooking food and providing comfort and security. But far from being a quirky…

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Skills: Becky Mason's Stealthy Canoe Stroke

Skills: Becky Mason's Stealthy Canoe Stroke

Many years ago a Cree man came south from Hudson Bay to take a course with me. He was not an experienced paddler and I…

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