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We can’t deny there is something to those holiday gifts you see every year. Candles, blankets or a hot-ticket book (“The Big Bad Book of Bill Murray”, we’re looking at you) are always great options, but this year, we’re looking to give our loved ones an unforgettable experience instead.
Comments Off on #MyHomewaters: Behind the Image, with Tiffany Orpana-Kennedy
On July 25, MEC launched Homewaters, a multi-year commitment dedicated to preserving Canada’s fresh water from coast to coast. To kick things off we held a contest, asking our Instagram followers to capture their perfect Homewaters moment for the chance to win a NRS Earl 4 Inflatable Stand Up Paddleboard and a Jimmy Styks Adjustable SUP Paddle.The response was inspiring—we Canadians really love our lakes and rivers!—so we’ll be featuring “behind the image” posts for our top four favourite shots in the weeks to come. Read more…
Comments Off on Faithful Companion: MEC Silicone Guides Tarp
As a Wet Coast paddler, I’ve developed a serious fixation with tarps and tarp rigging. Here’s my take on tarps in general and the MEC Silicone Guides Tarp in particular. – Post by MEC staffer Philip Torrens Read more…
Racing, touring, exploring, exercising – the mighty stand up paddleboard does it all. Knowing that versatility is a large part of a SUP’s appeal, we wanted to add another option to what’s possible on your board: yoga.
Comments Off on Stand up paddleboarding: Get on board
A stand up paddleboard (SUP for short) represents the buffet of the watersports world. Racing, surfing, touring, getting fit, finding your Zen – SUPs do it all. So what’s SUP (right? who could resist that?) with stand up paddleboarding?
Comments Off on The Open Road, Episode 4: Summer Mindset
Snow midway up our minivan’s tires was not how I expected our summer weekend to start. But we were determined to find the quintessential summer camping experience and no amount of getting lost, getting stuck, or being cold was going to stop us. – Story by MEC staffer Jess
Comments Off on How to Pick A Waterproof Bag for Paddling
What’s the best way to end a day of kayaking, canoeing or stand up paddleboarding? With gear that’s still dry and on board. Find the waterproof bag that’s right for you with these three simple questions: