Tim Smith, the owner and founder of Jack Mountain Bushcraft School, often gives a presentation about wilderness survival at Canoecopia. He also teaches bushcraft and wilderness survival at his school. I’ve attended several of his Canoecopia presentations. Basically, during the presentation, he talks about wilderness survival, discusses making fire, what to have in your survival […]
Video I shot at Canoecopia 2009 at the impressive pool demonstration by the Kraikers. They were demonstrating the Canadian style to solo canoe, which as you’ll see is one of the best ways to paddle a double canoe solo. Canoecopia sale floor from above:
A trip report for the 2007 Canoecopia. This is the world’s largest paddlesports expo. It occurs each year in Madison, WI. Here are the highlights of the show.
As I write this, we’re getting pounded by snow blowing sideways in an almost complete whiteout, which is in contrast to the great weather we had over the weekend at this year’s Canoecopia. I have to think, yet another Canoecopia, the show that signals the start of spring for me. This year, I spent two […]
“It’s a Star Trek Convention for canoeists.” – Kevin Callan, he was asked what Canoecopia was by a border guard when crossing from Canada into the US. This was the third year that I’ve attended the Canoecopia, the world’s largest paddle sport expo, and this year was the first that I could fully enjoy the […]