River & Trail Talk

First-Aid Kit Checklist

Posted by Taryn on 2020 Jul 18th

First-Aid Kit Checklist

A first aid kit is one of those essentials that you should never leave home without.  Feel free to print this one to be sure your stocked with all the backcountry essentials in case things don't …

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Day-Hiking Checklist

Posted by Taryn on 2020 Jul 18th

Day-Hiking Checklist

Whether you're just getting started or a seasoned hiker, a checklist can help ensure you're bringing along everything you need for every situation.  Feel free to print this one off.  It's a …

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Backpacking Checklist

Posted by Taryn on 2020 Jul 14th

Backpacking Checklist

Forgetting something?  If you've ever been on a trip and realized you forgot your headlamp.... or worse....the TP... you understand the importance of having everything packed before you head out …

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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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