The Story of My Canoe – Backcountry Custom Canoes

When I first saw a canoe made by Backcountry Custom Canoes on Instagram at the start of the year, I thought they were the most beautiful canoes I’d ever seen. I knew nothing about them, just that they were gorgeous looking boats. (Photos provided by Backcountry Custom Canoes Instagram page.) I would see them on… Read More The Story of My Canoe – Backcountry Custom Canoes

My Instructor Sea Kayaking Course at OSKC – Am I An Instructor Now?

I actually had decided going into my Level 1 Sea Kayak Instructor Course, that I wasn’t going to blog about it.  I had things to learn and too much to do and needed to be serious and focused on learning as much as possible. No time for pictures, (HAHAHA, yeah, well, I always get a… Read More My Instructor Sea Kayaking Course at OSKC – Am I An Instructor Now?

Phillip Edward Island backcountry kayak trip!-Level 2 with OSKC

Last month when I took my level 1 Sea Kayaking Course, I had no intention of taking my level 2.  If you read my Level 1 post, you would’ve seen that I had an amazing time at that course!  The instructors were full of knowledge and tonnes of fun and I learned so much!  I… Read More Phillip Edward Island backcountry kayak trip!-Level 2 with OSKC

It’s all about the details!! -My Glamping Kayaking Weekend!

I’ve wanted to retake my kayaking course for some time now. I guess I should say ‘retake’ lightly as the first course I took in 2004 was not a certificate program through Paddle Canada and was only an 8 hour course, but, I did learn quite a few of the items that were on the… Read More It’s all about the details!! -My Glamping Kayaking Weekend!

Peaceful Paddling in November-Lyons Creek 1

On November 29th, In Canada, lol, I set out to paddle Lyons Creek in Niagara Falls, Ontario.  Yes, I was wearing snow pants, a very warm ski jacket and a toque, but I was going paddling and I was stoked!!! On Thursday I had gone to Outdoors Oriented and picked up a pair of Marmot Connect… Read More Peaceful Paddling in November-Lyons Creek 1