Picking a paddle is one of the most important decisions you'll make before any canoe trip. But how do you decide between all the options out there? Kevin Callan explains.
When camping, prepare an equipment list and then check and re-check it at least a-thousand times before heading out. Here’s a packing list for a five-day trip during moderate weather conditions:
Follow Kevin Callan on his epic once-around-Algonquin canoe trip. It's a tough journey, with 93 portages totalling 63 km of land-travel — stay in the loop by following his live updates on this site!
Join Kevin Callan, the Happy Camper, as he paddles and hikes the remote eastern shore of Newfoundland — visiting rustic outports and kissing a cod along the way.
When the gang at Birchbark Media signed me up for a film project along the eastern shore of Newfoundland, I didn’t have an issue with using kayak to float along a portion of its rugged ocean shoreline. After all, paddling a canoe on the Atlantic would be just darn silly.
Yes - you can dehydrate yogurt, and it makes for a tasty, high-protein and relatively long-lasting camp food. Here's a recipe to try today:
It could be that I’m getting older — or wiser — but every year it seems I’m trying to lighten the load in my pack, especially when backpacking. Here are tips how to do it right:
With the May Long Weekend just around the corner — the annual camping kickoff for many Canadians — here's Explore's first-of-the-season camping roundup:
Zombie culture is definitely on the rise — including in outdoor marketing. One simple remark about how campers are prepared for a zombie apocalypse and every major morning show in Canada was eager to have me on.
I like wearing wool. I always have. Some may think it's because I'm too cheap to buy some of the "fancier" fabrics on the market, or that I'm too "traditional" to go beyond wearing an old wool sweater. But that's not it at all.