Which Canoe?

I mentioned in a previous post that I have ordered a canoe. Apparently, it will be arriving at the store this Monday! It will be exciting to finally get to pick it up! Unfortunately, there is no one canoe that is best at everything (flatwater to whitewater to tripping, etc.). Choosing the best canoe comes down to a bunch of trade-offs between factors like durability, cost, weight, stability, tracking, and cargo capacity. So, what canoe did I end up ordering? And why did I pick the model that I did? The Details I ended up choosing a Nova Craft Prospector

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What Is In the Bucket?

Do you have a bucket list? A bucket list is a list of things that you hope to do during your lifetime. Maybe your list includes things like skydiving, learning to ski, visiting every continent on earth – things like that. Even if we haven’t written a bucket list, we probably all have some ideas of things that we would like to do. This blog is about family adventures in the outdoors. I (Brent) am going to share some things in this post that I would love to be able to do as a family during my lifetime. This list in

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Spirit Island - Maligne Lake

Summer 2017 Plans

Do You Have Summer 2017 Plans? For many of us in the northern hemisphere, summer-like weather has arrived! True, technically the first official day of summer isn’t until later in June, but why wait until then to enjoy the weather? Speaking of summer, have you made summer vacation plans yet? Maybe you are planning to jet away to some far-off exotic place. Maybe you are going to enjoy a “staycation” close to home. We do have some plans for this coming summer. In this post, I am going to give you a little sneak peak of what the Wilson family

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Packaged GoPro Camera and accessories

Eremos Life Episode 1 on YouTube

The First Episode on YouTube I have posted the first video episode on the Eremos Life YouTube channel! This video is essentially an unboxing video of a GoPro Hero5 Black camera that I purchased yesterday. Since I just purchased the camera this week, I haven’t used it much yet. I did take it on a short walk in our neighborhood last night after dark. Fortunately, this weekend my oldest daughter (Chloe) and I will be going camping in Banff National Park. While on that trip, I plan to get some video footage with the GoPro. So episode 2 will probably

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