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Skills

Skills

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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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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