Yellowknife from the water: best lake canoeing

This article was originally published on The Edge Magazine, June 3, 2015. The paddling delights of Yellowknife and Back Bay by Bill Stirling | photos by Fran Hurcomb One of Yellowknife’s greatest assets is its abundance of water, which [ … ]

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Paddling routes near Yellowknife

If you live in or are visiting Yellowknife, you simply must get out to enjoy some of our spectacular canoe routes. The Ingraham Trail offers access to several canoe routes in the Yellowknife area. Day trips for experienced paddlers [ … ]

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What size paddle do I need?

Not using the right sized paddle? That’s a paddlin’… While sitting down, ideally on a bench, rest the canoe paddle handle on the seat beside you or between your knees. With your back straight looking straight ahead your chin [ … ]

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Easy Care Instructions for Gore-Tex Outerwear

Before laundering your garment, zip the front closure, pockets and pit zips completely, and fasten all flaps and straps. Be sure to follow the garment manufacturer’s instructions to ensure high performance.  WASH Machine wash on a warm permanent press [ … ]

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Cleaning & Waterproofing your Footwear

Overlander Sports is pleased to offer its customers the full line of Granger’s Products to help keep your footwear working better for longer. Their advanced proofers help keep the water out while conditioning and nourishing the leather, keeping your [ … ]

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Cleaning & Waterproofing your Outerwear

When you buy a new jacket it’s amazing how the water just runs off of it. This happens because of the durable water repellent treatment (DWR) that’s applied during manufacturing.  But dirt, oil and normal household detergents will, over [ … ]

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Storing your canoe or kayak

If you are storing your boat inside you have nothing to worry about. If you are storing it outside there are a number of things you should take into consideration: It should be kept in the shade to reduce [ … ]

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