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Portaging - Expedition Canoeing

The ax-blazed spruce that juts from the riverbank indicates we have arrived at the portage. A 2-mile carry wil…

Tags: Canoe, Paddles, Safety, Portage

Duluth Packs - Birth of a Legend

The idea to produce a packsack for campers and canoeists probably emerged while watching streams of hunters, f…

Crossover Gear for Paddling

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

Tags: Kayak

Binocular for Kayaking

Ever tried to really get a steady view through binoculars while on the water? Even on a calm surface, the boat…

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Lightweight and Fancy Free

It seems the older the camper becomes the lighter they want their pack. Problem is, with age also comes the de…

Tags: Canoe, Sleeping Bags

Canoe Packs

By Kevin Callan You'd think choosing a canoe pack, since it's only generally used for carrying a large…

Tags: Canoe, Kayak, Safety

The Canoe Pack Barrel

By Kevin CallanThe pack barrel's story goes back to the mid-1980s when a group of canoe guides from Ottaw…

Tags: Canoe, Kayak, Safety

Making the Switch to Cold Weather Camping

Whether you are a seasoned summer canoe/kayak camper or a novice, weekend warrior, you may be ready to conside…

Tags: Sleeping Bags, Safety

It's In The Bag

The Versatile Wine Box Liner Bag  Remember the old wine boxes that came with the silver foil-coated bl…