Dispatches from the Outdoors

Do you get restless when you spend too much time indoors?  Do you start looking at maps, reading about routes, and dreaming of adventures? I totally understand and want to help you with your next escape to the outdoors.

Here’s some reading to help you with your wilderness wanderlust…

Recent Articles

Lost in the Barrens, a Solo Canoe Trip

Trip Overview This summer I want to explore a little-known river in the Barren Lands of Northern Canada; the Tha-Anne

Plastic Welding a Cracked Whitewater Boat

I recently broke my favourite whitewater boat – an Esquif L’Edge Lite – paddling the Capilano River. The river was

What’s Better Against an Aggressive Bear, Bear Spray

I was working as a guide in the Yukon the summer some French tourists went hiking in Kluane National Park,

How to Physically Prepare for a Long Paddling

I’m getting ready for a big Arctic solo canoe expedition this summer, so I was thrilled to talk to my


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