92 Articles by: Conor Mihell
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[...]

Around the Isle of Corsica

Around the Isle of Corsica

Behind the scenes of 'Girls Go Round,' Erin Bastian's short film documenting a 400-mile, three-week, all-women's sea kayak self-support around the French island of Corsica with Georgian Maxwell and Be[...]

Field Tested: Hilleberg Nallo 3 Tent

Field Tested: Hilleberg Nallo 3 Tent

A high-end Scandinavian tunnel tent tested over weeks in northern Quebec's subarctic wilderness

The Melt Belt: Six Classic Spring Paddling Destinations

The Melt Belt: 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 [...]

Top whale-watching trips

Top whale-watching trips

Three of the best touring destinations to paddle alongside giants.