Canoeing

Your Number One Tip to Stay Safe in the Outdoors

Adam Shoalts is an accomplished Canadian explorer with many big expeditions under his belt. He’s been a guest on my podcast (The Strenuous Life Podcast)

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Why You Should ALWAYS Tie Up Your Canoe

Lessons repeat themselves until learned… The first time I had a boat float away on me was on the Missinaibi River in Ontario. I had

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Your Guide to Widgeon Creek, a Paddle and Hike Adventure only 1 Hour from Vancouver, BC

Here’s a 90 second video summary of the route from the Pitt Lake boat landing, up Widgeon Creek, and then to Widgeon Falls. Further notes

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The Evolution of the Canoe Sail

The first sail I ever built was an army jacket held up by two paddles and a stick. The two paddles were jammed in place

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Canoeing Lessons Every Paddler Should Know, with Paul Mason

I was honored to speak to Paul Mason, son of the legendary Bill Mason and an icon of canoeing in his own right, on my

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How to Find Your Most Powerful & Efficient Stroke for Canoe Tripping

In my paddling career I’ve spent a ton of time paddling into headwinds and crossing gigantic lakes, stroke after endless stroke. And that’s given me

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Cliff Jacobson Interview

An Interview with Cliff Jacobson I’ve learned an absolute TON about canoeing from Cliff Jacobson over the years. I’ve read and re-read his book ‘Canoeing

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How to Get Started in Canoeing, Featuring Mikaela Ferguson

Getting started in something new is always daunting, and this especially true if you’re talking about canoeing, paddling, and other watersports. There is steep learning

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My Top Four Wilderness Canoeing Books

I’ve learned a TON about traveling in the wilderness from books. Here are my top four wilderness canoeing books… The Path of the Paddle, by

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Poling, A Forgotten Method to Travel Upriver

Poling upriver above Manitou Falls on the Fond du Lac River in Northern Saskatchewan If I just had a dollar for every time I’ve been

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