Gear

For many, it's almost time to sit back, relax, and paddle in the warmth of summer months. From getting…

Like kids in a candy shop, we geek out every year at Canoecopia in Madison, WI. One of the few chances…

Valentines day is coming up and love is in the air so we put together a list of pieces of gear that your…

"Thomas Oschwald just came back from an amazing paddle journey in Finland. This time his goal was not a…

Where I am temperatures are dropping, so it's almost dry suit weather. With that here's a video with…

This video’s going to be about cold water paddling. Might be one of the most important ones that I do.…

Remember that button down shirt with the weird stripes that you got from Aunt Joyce last Christmas that…

One of the considerations for deciding which type of material you want your kayak to be made from…

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

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

One of the best parts about meeting up with a group of fellow paddlers is gaining some extra tips and…

Dozens of new canoeing and camping products are introduced every year.  Some are honestly useful;…

Homemade dehydrated food is the ideal way to bring variety to multiday kayak trips. It reduces the bulk…

American paddler, Cliff Jacobson, and I love to debate about camp tips and gear. It's what we do while…

For many years I've been an avid sea kayaker who resisted the temptation to dehydrate my food before any…

Our skin is our body’s largest organ, the ultimate “base” layer of protection.  It only makes sense…

I had just spent what seemed like hours painstakingly loading my kayak at McCargoe Cove, Isle Royale. We…

Hi, I'm Kevin Callan and today on Body Gear we're gonna talk about rain gear. Rubber, it's not that bad…

With the summer season ready to glow, I've been busy lately rearranging my cooking essentials: the…

Some of my most memorable kayaking trips were those solo overnights or weekend adventures where I packed…

For blue water paddlers, a good pair of paddling gloves is a standard piece of gear/wardrobe. Perhaps…

Each year the outdoor industry pulls back the curtain to showcase more and more "stuff" for us to drool…

I have to believe that one of the first things a critter did once it climbed out of the primordial ooze…

A couple of hundred yards from the island, the huge fog-like smudge hanging just above the water’s…