Month: March 2024

How to Physically Prepare for a Long Paddling Trip

I’m getting ready for a big Arctic solo canoe expedition this summer, so I was thrilled to talk to my friend Rob Sainsbury (@so_aero on

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Lessons from Low Water Paddling

One of the best things you can do to prepare for wilderness paddling trips is to go playboating, aka fooling around on local rivers in

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Will It Burn: Pringle Chips and Steel Wool?

Any good campfire requires tinder, a fine and easy-to-light material that can then be used to light kindling which in turn is used to light

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Why Lighting a Fire with Gasoline Usually Doesn’t Work (nd How to Do It Safely)

Lighting a fire with gasoline or other flammable liquids like kerosene or white gas can be incredibly dangerous since the explosive fumes extend out well

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