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Lifesaving “Fireworks”

By general definition, a visual distress signal can be anything that draws attention to your location in an em…

Eat your insects!

The world of food and nutrition is constantly evolving and changing. This week, food columnist Anne-Louise Des…

Man Paddled 750 Miles from Washington to Alaska

A Washington man paddled over 750 miles solo on a paddle board from Washington to Alaska. He was the first eve…

Axe Use in the Backcountry

We have decided to make camp after paddling through a foggy abyss like day. And it's time to go get wood. Here…

Tags: camping, axe, fire

Fish from a Can - from Bland to Fabulous!

Let’s admit it: even if angling is a favorite pastime for many kayakers or canoeists, it is certainly not a do…

Tags: food, recipes, cooking, camping

Curry on Camping!

Looking for a good meal for chilly evenings following long days on the water? Something that's quick to thro…

Tags: In The Sameboat, camping, food

How to Forecast the Weather

Becoming an accurate weather forecaster while on a trip will certainly get you respect. The only danger of cou…

Tags: Weather, Safety

A Better Box of Mac & Cheese

Boxed macaroni and cheese makes a memorable camp dinner - for all the wrong reasons. But not all macaroni chee…

Tags: In The Sameboat, camping, food

A Paddler's Bailout Bag

A good emergency kit can make the difference between a dangerous, life-threatening survival experience and, we…

Tags: Kayak, Safety, gear