This article originally appeared on Hammer Canada's Blog Trippers are a stubborn bunch. If they've paddled, trekked and explored for a good portion of their life, they tend to get stuck in a 'gear groove'. A gear groove tends to develop when one has become accustomed with brands and layups that they find work for them and are reluctant on branching out to try another brand.
On a recent winter backcountry trip, I questioned my fellow trippers who were seemingly stuck in a nu
Ontario's Muskoka region is a breathtaking landscape of windswept pines, imposing rocky knolls and countless lakes, rivers and streams. The area can be a paddler’s paradise if you don’t mind sharing your trip with power boats, cottagers and long weekend revelers. While it's true that many of the ‘wild’ Muskoka routes are dotted with millionaire’s summer retreats or choked with boat traffic, one can still escape to a few secluded regions where peace and solitude awaits. The Se