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​Kevin Callan

There's a lot of text out there on dealing with blackflies and mosquitoes; and for good reason - they're…

And the black flies, the little black flies Always the black fly no matter where you go I'll die with…

For the record, I'm not what one would call a nudist. I don't sleep nude or hang around camp exposing…

No one seems to want to want to talk about this, but a poop properly disposed of behind camp can make or…

It was a sad day when our local Scout leader plugged the "campfire" bulb into the socket of the church…

Keeping your food safe from bears (and other critters) is an important element of any camping trip. Not…

I think it's a primitive act that comes out in all of us while camping; the desire to properly storm…

I jumped the gun a bit when the tourism gang from the Timmins region (Ontario,Canada) invited me up to…

By Kevin Callan The moment the bushplane took off from the remote northern town of Red Lake,…

I seem to put more emphasis on paying tribute to old canoe paddles then canoes. The walls in my living…

Baking such things as bread, brownies or bannock on a trip does a lot for me personally. The act is…

After a long day of portaging through a bug-infested bogs and paddling across windy lakes, there's no…

If you're car camping, or the portages on your interior canoe trip happen to be short (or better yet,…

Drying your own food is by far the best way to prepare camp meals. You can pick up a good dehydrator…

I guided a high-end trip once in northern Quebec. The lead guide focused on good food to keep the…

A few weeks back I had the privilege of hanging out in Ontario's Algonquin Provincial Park with film…

Only once have I suffered the ill effects of hypothermia. Once was enough, however, for me to quickly…

My wife and I were portaging in the far north when our dog, Bailey, disturbed a nest of wasps and…

I'm getting older, which means winter camping just isn't as fun as it used to be. Problem is, I still…

Considering that you are likely to paddle well over 1000 strokes an hour on an average canoe trip, which…

"Anyone who tells you portaging is fun is either a liar or crazy." Bill Mason - Waterwalker Let's…

Picture yourself approaching a set of rapids, with only a faint out-of-the-way animal trail heading up a…

I absolutely love the scene in Bill Mason's Waterwalker film where he lines his canoe down a…

"I never dreamed that any mere physical experience could be so stimulating."  - Katherine…