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Hello everyone, Well, another summer has come and gone. Paddle Manitoba had a great summer teaching and guiding canoe trips. Next summer we plan to guide »
This spring I had the opportunity to attend the Open Canoe Association Symposium (Canoefest 2017) in the UK from May 26th to June 4th. The OCA »
August is my favourite month for paddling. The temperatures are warm. The lakes and rivers are warm. The evenings are warm. So it was with dismay »
One of the benefits of my employment is that it takes me to places across the prairies and I often come across unexpected surprises. One such »
"Hang your food up outside! We hung from the rafters, and the mice came in. They got in everything. Made a terrible mess." "Beware the mice. »
I love my Thermarest mattress, well mattresses actually I have two, a Trekker for summer and an Xtherm for winter, but inflating them can be a »
"Again" Eric exclaimed. Pacey steered the canoe around, and we paddled back out to the buoy to try again. The sun continued its descent as darkness »
Kyle McFadyen, North of 57° Ralph Lake Paul Shipman, Pioneer Camp Kyle McFadyen, North of 57° Ralph Lake Éveline Bohémier, the bridge over La Salle Kyle »
As our world globalizes, it seems that our various cultures converge towards a centrist amalgam of customs. Worse, through the vaulted hands of capitalism, traditions that »
Wild Grape also known as Riverbank Grape or in science circles Vitis riparia Wild Grapes are often found along river and stream banks, but they may »
On a recent camping trip to Riding Mountain Park, my beau frère Éric and his fiancée Kaitlyn wanted to spend some time on the water. They »
Robin Lauer is the man behind Canoetripping.net and very much a traditional paddler and camper. In his latest video, he takes us on a fall »
When planning for any vacation involving camping, you need to make considerations for all of the gear you'll need and how you'll carry it. This summer, »
For those of you who have been keeping up to date - the Spring 2017 Issue of the Ripple remarked on pending changes to the damming »
It was a great summer with beautiful weather (mostly) and great company. The water was high in May, covering the bridge for a week or so, »
Our corporate partners are important, and valuable members of our paddling community. Paddle Manitoba thanks them for their on-going support.
Manitoba Pioneer Camp
Manitoba Pioneer Camp offers a variety of exciting programs that specialize in wilderness canoeing and adventure programs both in our children's camps and through Wildwise, our out-tripping program. Located in pristine wilderness on two Shoal Lake islands, we have been providing traditional wilderness camping experiences for children, youth and adults since 1942.
Woodland Caribou Provincial Park
Ontario's Woodland Caribou Park shares a boundary with Manitoba's Atikaki Park, but nature knows no boundaries. Here begins the Bloodvein River, a Canadian Heritage River which draws paddlers from around the world. Park permits are required of paddlers, and the revenue generated from permit sales is reinvested in the management of the park. Let us help you plan your next adventure in one of Ontario's great natural treasures.
Red River Canoe and Paddle
Manitoba's purveyor of handcrafted wood-canvas canoes and personalized paddles. Doug Ingram builds canoes in the spirit of Chestnut and E.M. White and his artistry must be seen to be truly appreciated. Doug will work with you to build the canoe or your dreams. Drop by for a coffee and see the beauty of canoe building in process.
Address: 623 Ferry Road, Winnipeg, MB R3H 0T4
Phone: (204) 783-9555
WAV Email: email@example.com
WAV Website: www.WAVpaddling.ca
Wilderness Supply / WAVpaddling
We offer the best brands in the outdoor industry. Our expert staff will help you navigate through our huge selection of canoes, kayaks and camping equipment. Locally owned and family run, consider us your home away from home - we're proud to be your outdoor adventure store!
WAVpaddling is our instructional arm for certified canoe and kayak courses. Guided trips are also available. Let's get you out on the water!
Northern Soul & Red River Outfitters
Along with offering trips with some of Manitoba's most experienced guides this Manitoba company will guide you on some of our most stunning rivers - with a twist! Relax on a "Yoga Canoe" or sharpen your skills with a day of Nature Photography. Northern Soul will work with community and business groups to customize trips to suit your needs.
Address:10-K Keenlyside St,Winnipeg, Manitoba, R2L 2B9 Phone:(204) 661-5670
Email: see contact form on website
Heartland Canoes & Winnipeg Canoe Rentals
Buy or rent canoes, kayaks and SUPs. Canoe trailers are also available for group rentals. Heartland Canoes are proud to offer canoes by Clipper with models ranging from 16 to 22ft. Contact us for details of special offers and last minute deals.
Paddle Manitoba members receive $250 discount from fiberglass Clipper canoes and $500 off kevlar Clipper canoes.
Kenora's kayak touring and instructional outfitters provide fun, safe, and convenient opportunities for people of all abilities and experiences to learn while exploring North Western Ontario. They offer Paddle Canada lessons in kayaking and canoeing as well as fully guided custom trips. Kayak fishing trips and gear rentals round out the GA adventure catalog. Green Adventures is here to get you out there!
Mountain Equipment Co-Op
Everything imaginable for canoeing and kayaking. Great advice from active users, and rentals for all types of paddling. A wide selection of repair, rescue, and outfitting accessories. Home of Seaward composite kayaks and Pyranaha whitewater boats. 10% member discount available only on member's nights hosted twice yearly (fall and spring).
YMCA-YWCA Camp Stephens, established in 1891, is one of Canada's longest-running summer camps, offering modern facilities and fun and challenging programs for families, women and young people ages 8 to 17. For generations, young people from all backgrounds have come to these breathtaking islands on Lake of the Woods 17 kilometres south of Kenora, Ontario to take part in a unique and caring island
Your guides to the Hayes, Thelon, Bloodvein, Assiniboine, and many other Manitoba and Arctic rivers, are biologists whose knowledge of the wilderness will enhance an already exciting adventure. They will also customize instructional packages for any age and skill level.
University of Manitoba Bison Recreation Services
Bison Recreation services offers introductory level kayaking courses for people who want to try kayaking for the first time or are thinking about purchasing a kayak. We also offer a variety of kayaking workshops including, Stroke Improvement workshops, Wet Exit and Self Rescue work- shops, and rolling workshops. If you are looking for a chance to get back into a kayak during the winter months our open paddle times are a great way to do that. For more information visit our website www.bisonactiveliving.ca