Browsing Category

Gear Review

Gear Review

Thule 835 Hull-a-Port Pro Kayak Car Rack

By on April 12, 2017

The upside of getting a new car is, well, getting a new car. The downside of getting a new car is the possibility that your old kayak roof rack may…

Gear Review

Pyranha Fusion Crossover Kayak

By on March 27, 2017

Before making my third boat purchase at Canoecopia 2015, I knew I wanted a crossover because I needed a smaller boat for the variety of paddling we do -…

Gear Review

Canoeing & Kayaking South Central Wisconsin

By on December 4, 2016

Following in the footsteps of notable paddling guides and authors, Timothy Bauer, co-author of, has added to the paddling landscape by highlighting less-traveled opportunities in the Southern Wisconsin…

Gear Review

REI Flex Lite Chair

By on July 26, 2013
Finally, an affordably-priced, packable camp chair that keeps you off the ground and is lightweight and small enough to stow in a kayak hatch...
Gear Review

ENO DoubleNest Hammock + ENO SlapStrap Pro

By on July 23, 2013
More of a luxury than a necessity, the ENO DoubleNest (or SingleNest) Hammock is a relaxing alternative to camp chairs and picnic tables and nothing will make you feel more like a hippie than swinging in a hammock in the Northwoods...