Workshop Greenland paddle

Workshop Greenland paddle

April 4, 2017Paddle making, Workshop reports No Comments During Kayak Madness at the Kanoshop in Bergschenhoek near Rotterdam we gave a workshop Greenland paddle for two enthusiastic participants. They shaped their own Greenland paddle out of a board of Ayous. (All photos courtesy of Guy Bastijns)
Hiking in Morocco – the Jebel Sirwa

Hiking in Morocco – the Jebel Sirwa

January 4, 2017Hiking No Comments Hiking in Morocco - the Jebel Sirwa Jbel Sirwa lies in between the High Atlas and the Anti Atlas Mountain Ranges. It is an extinct volcano surrounded by  massive gorges and great scenery that rises up to 3304m/10,843ft. It is a mere 50km from Jbel Toubkal but the scenery is dramatically different with interesting rock formations [...]
Hiking in the Alps – the Wilder Kaiser

Hiking in the Alps – the Wilder Kaiser

August 14, 2016Hiking No Comments Hiking in the Alps - the Elmauer Tor The climb to the Ellmauer Tor is an absolute classic in the Wilder Kaiser, or the Kaiser Mountains in Tirol. The beautiful walk through the big Kübelkar to the Tor leads through an impressive landscape and offers a magnificent view of the Alps and when the the [...]
Choosing a canoe

Choosing a canoe

August 4, 2016Knowledge No Comments Choosing a canoe, what to look at? Choosing a canoe can be mystifying. Yet it’s important to understand the basics because the design of a canoe has a direct effect on how the boat behaves on the water. For example, a canoe built for speed will paddle easily and efficiently. A boat built for maneuverability on the other [...]
Hiking in the Vosges Mountains

Hiking in the Vosges Mountains

April 14, 2016Hiking 2 Comments Hiking in the Vosges Mountains - the Sentier des Roches If you go hiking in the Vosges Mountains the Sentier des Roches is one of the absolute top trails. It’s respected by every hiker and it leads you to one of the most beautiful sites of the Vosges, the summit of the Hohneck. The Sentier [...]