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The Happy Camper announces new Winter Camping book

How excited are we for Kevin Callan’s new book! The Complete Guide to Winter Camping book from Firefly will be available this October. Pre-sale orders can be placed at http://www.amazon.ca/Complete-Guide-Winter-Camping/dp/1770859888. A brief description lists topics of both cold and hot…
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Turtle Awarness

Some of our friends at https://www.facebook.com/PaddleIn/ and http:///www.facebook.com/SometimesEventful/# over on Facebook have been talking about turtle conservation in support of International Turtle and Tortoise Awareness week. We’ve come across a great many turtles on our paddling adventures over the years.…
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How to keep the kids (minions) happy on a long portage!

We get asked a lot about how we manage portages (especially long ones) with 4 kids and 2 dogs along for the trip. Honestly I like to use incentive otherwise know as bribery and it works! I buy a whack…
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