How to Stow Your Kit for a Canoe Expedition

Stowing your equipment properly is an important consideration for any canoe trip. It’s important for protecting your kit. It’s important for your safety. Whether you are heading out on the water for the day or for several weeks, there are … Continued

The Joy of Tracks

An interest in animal tracks and sign is something of an affliction. If you become hooked, country walks can become very slow affairs. You certainly have to have understanding walking partners. Once you start looking, there are signs of animal … Continued

Wilderness Canoeing: Personal Bushcraft & Survival Kit

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I always enjoy making canoe journeys in wild country. Particularly when you travel as a single tandem pair, or even solo, there is a feeling of isolation and giving yourself up to the wilderness. The canoe is quiet and has … Continued

Tom Thomson’s Art and The Canadian Wilderness

Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven are pretty much household names in Canada: Certainly, when visiting Ontario over the past few years, this group of artists – the centre of gravity of which was in Toronto – seems to … Continued