96 Articles by: Conor Mihell
Justin Trudeau Paddled My Canoe

Justin Trudeau Paddled My Canoe

Conservationist Harry Teitelbaum reflects on a special day in Toronto with the Canadian Prime Minister.

C&K’s Summer Gear Bag, Part II

C&K’s Summer Gear Bag, Part II

From comfy boardshorts to a techy paddle fitness tracker and a sleeping bag built for two, here are seven items for summer paddling fun. Nemo Tango Duo Slim sleeping bag $349.95 Couples will rejoice t[...]

Trending: Hammock Camping Hang Time

Trending: Hammock Camping Hang Time

Photos courtesy of Ashley Alleway It’s been about a decade now since the hammock camping craze began. Hammocks are wildly popular in backpacking circles. There are web forums and YouTube channels de[...]

Paddling Season Gear Bag, Part 1

Paddling Season Gear Bag, Part 1

With the Memorial Day Weekend past and the 'paddling season' officially here, C&K editor-at-large is hitting the water to put some new gear to the test. Here’s his first round of reviews.

Ranta: Third Time Across Canada, Still Lucky

Ranta: Third Time Across Canada, Still Lucky

Catching up with Mike Ranta after the first month of his third trans-Canada canoe trip, dealing with the high-water challenges of crossing the Rockies in British Columbia.

Use It or Lose It

Use It or Lose It

Much of Canada’s finest canoe tripping is located outside of parks, where trail and campsite maintenance from government authorities is minimal or non-existent. Once upon a time, the Ontario governm[...]

How To Restore Your Wood-Canvas Canoe

How To Restore Your Wood-Canvas Canoe

A review of Mike Elliott’s new book, 'This Old Canoe'

Shoulder Season Gear

Shoulder Season Gear

Kick-start your early melt canoe-tripping season with this all-season camping gear

Selling It All and Paddling Away…again

Selling It All and Paddling Away…again

After selling all their possessions to make a 15-month, 6,840-mile canoe journey around eastern North America, French Canadian adventurers Jennifer Gosselin and Pierre Pépin continue the 8,800-mile, [...]

North Woods Nominees: Canoe country factors into Smithsonian Photo Contest

North Woods Nominees: Canoe country factors into Smithsonian Photo Contest

Minnesota-based photographers and wilderness canoeing enthusiasts Gary Fiedler and Dawn LaPointe have cracked the shortlist in the Smithsonian Photo Contest. The husband and wife team from Duluth, Min[...]