Packing

Christmas is just around the corner and you are again left wondering what to offer your favorite…

Drying is probably the most ancient way to preserve food for a very long period of time. You have…

Last month, we looked at the easiest way to plan daily meals for a multi-day paddling expedition because…

I confess: there is nothing I like more than organizing a paddling trip for a group of six to eight…

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

I am a firm believer in the multiple utility of gear – getting the most out of each piece of equipment,…

Practical Portaging Maximizes Paddle Time I’ve been reading and enjoying paddling.com for about 2 years…

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

Experienced wilderness canoe trippers know that small errors can cause big problems. In my previous…

In the mid-seventies, I shared an afternoon with the famous woodsman, Calvin Rutstrum, whose flagship…

 One of the greatest things about sea kayak camping, is that you can fit an amazing amount of gear…

I just got back from a 20-day canoe trip that circumnavigated Algonquin Provincial Park in central…

A few years back I helped lead a group of high-school students on a week long hiking trip. It was their…

Some years ago at Canocopia in Madison, Wisconsin, I chatted with a young man who had recently completed…