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Mount Cain Ski Hill

Mount Cain Ski Hill

By James Rogers All you need to know about skiing on Mount Cain on Vancouver Island, including that it is best kept a secret. First off don’t tell anyone that I wrote this. Mount Cain in the north of Vancouver Island might be considered a local’s secret and many are happy to keep it that way. If you don’t believe me check out the bumper…
Gear Review: Sweet Protection Intergalactic Drysuit

Gear Review: Sweet Protection Intergalactic Drysuit

Gear Review by Russell Henry: Sweet Protection Intergalactic Drysuit, in blue. I have been wearing the Sweet Protection Intergalactic Drysuit this fall/winter. I am currently working on a project where I am searching out new and unpaddled rivers on the north end of Vancouver Island which means I am not only paddling, but also bushwhacking and sometimes living in my drysuit in the rain. I’ve…
Greenland vs Euro blade paddling

Greenland vs Euro blade paddling

By: Lee Richardson What is the difference between Greenland and Euro blade paddling There are many forms of kayaking and within these different subcategories lives two separate styles recognized easily by the paddle used. There are Euro blade and Greenland paddle styles, and if you have not encountered both in some way yet then this will be super interesting for you. There is always the…
Top 5 Christmas Gifts for the Paddler

Top 5 Christmas Gifts for the Paddler

By: Stephanie Brown Last minute AWESOME Christmas gifts for the adventurous paddler on your list If you know someone who hikes, paddles, mountain bikes, rock climbs, or even just majestically prances down forest trails, here are some awesome Christmas Gift ideas for you. This may be last minute but it will feel like you put a ton of thought in 1.WindPaddle Sails This is perfect…
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Paddling Magazine Article – Kayaking in Victoria BC

 

We get a lovely mention in a great article by Virginia Marshall on Paddling Magazine’s site here.

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