River & Trail Talk

We moved!

Posted by Kirsten on 2020 May 27th

We moved!

It's official. We are now located at 133 Hampton Rd in Rothesay, NB.We opened our doors on Clark Rd over seven years ago, and then doubled in size three years ago, but it was time to take the next ste …

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Choosing a Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP)

Posted by Bryan on 2020 May 13th

Choosing a Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP)

Paddle boards are a new toy in the paddling sector although their roots go back to the long surfboard. The appeal of paddle boarding for many is simplicity and freedom. Simple because it only req …

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How to Maintain, Repair and Store Your Gear

Posted by Taryn on 2020 May 8th

How to Maintain, Repair and Store Your Gear

Care and maintenance of your outdoor gear is crucial to its longevity. You pay a lot for quality gear, so you’ll want to make it last.Besides the monetary value in caring for your stuff also consider …

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Ultralight Backpacking - Shelter & Sleeping

Posted by Bryan on 2020 May 4th

Ultralight Backpacking - Shelter & Sleeping

This is merely one section of many on Ultralight Backpacking. Refer to this post for other categories. SHELTERThere are 4 main types of shelter for all backpackers and all have lightweight …

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Ultralight Backpacking

Posted by Bryan on 2020 May 4th

Ultralight Backpacking

Full disclosure, I'm going to totally geek out on this topic and if you end up deciding ultralight backpacking (UB) is for you, then you will geek out too.You will become a gram counter and obsess ove …

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Ultralight Backpacking - Clothing & Footwear

Posted by Bryan on 2020 May 4th

Ultralight Backpacking - Clothing & Footwear

This is merely one section of many on Ultralight Backpacking. Refer to this post for other categories. CLOTHING & MANAGEMENTThis area is highly personal so you will have to experiment to find out wha …

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YETI - What's so cool about them anyway?

Posted by Bryan on 2020 Apr 13th

YETI - What's so cool about them anyway?

So, everyone and their uncle has a YETI mug these days. Why? What makes YETI so popular?The simple answer is what they do and what they make: super durable and functional gear. They make everythi …

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Choosing a Kayak

Posted by Taryn on 2020 Apr 6th

Choosing a Kayak

So, you’ve decided you would like to paddle this season. With so many different types of kayaks out there, how do you choose?There are some questions you can ask yourself to get things narrowed …

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How to Choose Hiking Boots

Posted by Callie on 2020 Apr 6th

How to Choose Hiking Boots

Few things are ultimately more important when it comes to enjoying the outdoors than what we wear on our feet. The feet are the workhorse of the body, providing support and movement to everythin …

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