Looking Forward to the Wilderness and Canoe Symposium – “It’s an opportunity to learn and get inspired,” says volunteer organizer Aleks Gusev

In the dead of winter 1986, a small group of canoeists gathered in George Luste’s Toronto home, beginning an annual tradition of stories, photos and dreaming of wilderness trips. Luste and his wife, Linda, were inveterate canoe travelers and stalwart members of the Wilderness Canoe Association. Soon, registrations for the Lustes’s informal gathering expanded well

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Different Strokes: Expedition Canoeing – Part Two: Efficiency in camp and on the move

An effective packing strategy makes portaging easier; and developing a campsite routine results in less confusion, saves energy and affords you more time to enjoy your surroundings—and cover the distance.

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Remembering Amazing Al Widing – Michigan marathon canoe racing legend passes away at age 92

A tribute to the Michigan marathon canoe racing legend who passed away at age 92 after leaving an indelible mark on the AuSable Canoe Marathon.

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(Next) Best Paddling Towns: Wells, British Columbia – The Gold Rush Gateway to the Bowron Lakes Canoe Circuit

Story by Natalie Warren // Photos by Yeehaw Donkey Fifteen years ago I went on my very first overnight canoe trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Wilderness Area (BWCA), a sprawl of public lands and waters splattered across northern Minnesota. As a Florida native I was no stranger to flat lands, but I had never

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Field Tested: Kialoa Madison – In-depth video review of the Madison canoe paddle from Kialoa

Intel: 1-piece fiberglass shaft blade at 139 sq. in.; Length: adjustable from 52″-62″: $159 at www.kialoa.com Lightweight and extremely easy to adjust, this paddle is a great choice for outdoor recreation programs and paddling clubs. It could also be a great choice for families with different-sized paddlers who will be swapping paddles. The adjustable shaft

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