124 Articles by: Conor Mihell
Top 5 Ontario Paddling Destinations

Top 5 Ontario Paddling Destinations

An insider’s guide to Canada’s Canoe Capital

En Route with the Last Voyageur: Mike Ranta

En Route with 'The Last Voyageur,' Mike Ranta

C&K contributing photographer David Jackson captures the first 500-plus miles of Mike Ranta's third cross-Canada canoe voyage, photo-documenting a month spent manhauling canoe and gear across the ridg[...]

Don’t Blow a Gasket

Don't Blow a Drysuit Gasket

Neck, wrist and ankle gaskets are a drysuit’s weakest links. Fortunately, they’re easy to replace at home. Here’s what you’ll need.

51 Years of Paddle to the Sea

51 Years of Paddle to the Sea

It’s been over 50 years since famous Canadian canoeist, filmmaker, artist and author Bill Mason shot Paddle to the Sea—a film version of the classic 1941 children’s story by Holling C. Holling. [...]

Skin and bones: Backcountry Custom Canoes

Skin and bones: Backcountry Custom Canoes

In 2015, Jon Babulic had the opportunity to leave a successful career in construction management, and with it the incentive to pursue a new career. The 43-year-old calls himself “a bit of a waterman[...]

Interview: Around New Zealand in 432 Days

Interview: Around New Zealand in 432 Days

On New Years eve, Kiwi sea kayaker Lynn “Red” Paterson paddled into Auckland, NZ, completing an epic personal challenge that took her over a year to achieve: The 54-year-old had paddled around New[...]

Six Classic Spring Paddling Destinations

Six Classic Spring Paddling Destinations

As the song goes, it's been a long, long lonely winter. Now the sun is out and it's finally time to celebrate the season we've all been waiting for. Here in rough thawing order are six classic spring [...]

5 Tips for Winter Kayaking

5 Tips for Winter Kayaking

Stay safe and warm on your next adventure to make the most of the melt

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.