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VOLUME 15 • ISSUE 3


COVER: DUSTIN SILVEY // PHOTO THIS PAGE: GARY MCGUFFIN FEATURE S


36 CAMPING FAILS The 15 most embarassing wilderness


camping mistakes and how you can avoid them.


42 NO ROOKIES ALLOWED


DEPARTMENTS


An ambitious recon mission takes on the Nahanni River’s scary little sister.


48 YOUR NEXT EXPEDITION BOAT


Choose the canoe that will make your tripping dreams a reality; plus four editor favorites.


7 Bow Lines 9 Campfire 12 Canoescapes


19 Tumpline 19 | Canvas: Canoeing with elephants


20 | Put-In: Find gold in the Yukon


22 | Profile: Dave and Amy Freeman’s 365 straight days in the Boundary Waters


24 | Canoes: Inside Mike Ranta’s continent-crossing 18-footer


27 Know How


27 | Campcraft: 19 weekender first aid essentials


28 | Expert Tip: Light painting for dummies


30 | Food: Bake a heavenly backcountry birthday cake


32 | Technique: Launching and landing in rough water


35 Family Camping


35 | Base Camp: The right stuff


38 | Little Explorers: Irresistible camping gear for your four- legged furbaby


39 | Betcha Didn’t Know About … Red canoes


40| Bubble Street: By Paul Mason p. 36 www.canoerootsmag.com | 5 56 Field Test


56 | In the Pack: The 50-pound camp kit (canoe included!)


66 Butt End


Kevin Callan‘s favorite canoe route revealed


PHOTO: RODNEY CAMMAUF


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