117 Articles by: Conor Mihell
C&K Winter Reads

C&K Winter Reads

An interview with sea kayaker and author Susan Conrad along with four other great paddling Winter Reads to hasten cabin fever.

Across the Caribbean: 94 Days at Sea

Across the Caribbean: 94 Days at Sea

British university students William McCreadie and George Parry discuss the recent completion of their 2,000-mile 'Golden Arc' Caribbean sea kayak crossing of the Antilles.

Book Review: Crocodiles and Ice by Jon Turk

Book Review: Crocodiles and Ice by Jon Turk

In his new book, Canoe & Kayak contributing editor Jon Turk reflects on how a lifetime of expeditions have shaped a personal “consciousness revolution”—a shift towards a reciprocal relations[...]

Readers’ Picks: C&K’s Top 10 Stories of 2016

Readers’ Picks: C&K’s Top 10 Stories of 2016

With the calendar about to turn over into 2017, it’s time to track down the most popular stories of the past 12 months. A holiday deep dive into our analytics reveals the viral click-bait and the st[...]

In the Wake of the Voyageurs

In the Wake of the Voyageurs

French Canadian adventurers Jennifer Gosselin and Pierre Pépin made news last fall when they completed a 15-month, 6,840-mile canoe journey around eastern North America. The couple sold all their pos[...]

Destination: Lofoten Islands

Destination: Lofoten Islands

Inside British sea kayaker and filmmaker Erin Bastian's latest project above the Arctic Circle in Norway’s Lofoten Islands, where she explores a dreamscape of fjords, mountains, exposed coastline an[...]

Mike Ranta: Mission Accomplished

Mike Ranta: Mission Accomplished

Mike Ranta finishes 4,750-mile solo canoe journey across Canada, as 150 supporters greet the affable voyageur on Day 200 as he reaches Dominion Beach on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, the easternmos[...]

C&K’s Guide to Fall Reading

C&K’s Guide to Fall Reading

Get Reading: Four new paddling titles to help get you through the paddling season.

Cross-Canada canoeist Mike Ranta’s final weekend

Cross-Canada canoeist Mike Ranta’s final weekend

“Right now I’m feeling like a million bucks,” says Ranta, closing in on the end to his historic pan-continent solo canoe voyage, at the end of Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island.

Mike Ranta celebrates birthday on final leg of historic canoe crossing of Canada

Mike Ranta celebrates birthday on final leg of historic canoe crossing of Canada

Track Ranta’s progress HERE, from the interactive map pictured above. On a misty morning on New Brunswick’s St. John River, Mike Ranta answers my phone call on speaker. It’s Day 178 of his 4[...]