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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

Break(fast)ing Bad

Camping meals have come a long way from the days of beans, bannock, and bacon. And there's no doubt that we …

Tags: In The Sameboat, camping, food, alimentary

A Paddler’s Spice Rack

Well, in my quiet countryside that is usually covered with a white blanket of snow at this time of year, the p…

Tags: recipes, cooking, camping

Yes, It's True: They CAN Shoot You From Shore

Stopping a bullet isn't very high on the list of dangers run by paddlers. But it does happen. So this week Tam…

Tags: In The Sameboat, Safety