River & Trail Talk

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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How to Choose a Sleeping Bag

Posted by Chrissy on 2020 Apr 6th

How to Choose a Sleeping Bag

Will your next adventure be out camping with family and friends or will you be carrying your gear on a backpacking adventure? Are you a fan of summertime campouts or are you in the backcountry throu …

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Choosing a Kayak Paddle

Posted by Taryn on 2020 Apr 6th

Choosing a Kayak Paddle

There are a few things to consider when choosing a kayak paddle. Not all paddles are created equally and there are so many options to choose from so how do you decide?In this post we’ll look at some …

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Choosing a Backpacking Stove

Posted by Callie on 2020 Apr 6th

Choosing a Backpacking Stove

You’re revved up for hiking and backpacking season: you’ve got your boots broken in and your layers laid out. You're checking off your gear list and there’s just one more thing to do before setting ou …

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Choosing a PFD

Posted by Taryn on 2020 Mar 30th

Choosing a PFD

Choosing a PFD can seem a little confusing at first with all the styles and options that are out there but narrowing things down doesn’t need to be that difficult. There are a few key points to consi …

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Paddling: What to Wear

Posted by Taryn on 2020 Mar 30th

Paddling: What to Wear

In this post I am going to talk about what to wear out on the water for your paddling adventures. Paddling is a great way to get outside, get on the water and get some exercise.Choosing the right gea …

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Multi-Day Hiking with Your Dog

Posted by Kirsten on 2020 Mar 28th

Multi-Day Hiking with Your Dog

In this post, we are covering some tips specific to backpacking and doing a multi-day hike with your dog. For more general tips on hiking with your dog, check out Hiking with Your Dog.Most dogs love t …

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Hiking with Your Dog

Posted by Kirsten on 2020 Mar 27th

Hiking with Your Dog

Your dog is the best hiking buddy you could have, but there are things to consider to ensure that is always the case. When I adopted my dog, he was already over a year and it took some time for us to …

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How to Choose the Right Trail Running Shoes

Posted by Bryan on 2020 Mar 27th

How to Choose the Right Trail Running Shoes

Running in the woods, hills and coastlines we have here in New Brunswick is a pretty fun way to stay in shape. Whether it's a nature trail, mountain biking network or an ATV trail, we certainly have p …

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