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April Explorations – Part 2: Broughton Archipelago Provincial Park

April Explorations – Part 2: Broughton Archipelago Provincial Park

Broughton Marine Park is an incredible place, and there is nothing like it on the coast anywhere.  It is an endless area of island groups and islets, pocket beaches, lonely rock outposts, deep bays and protected anchorages all criss-crossed with an endless variety of channels. You could spend a lifetime routing your way through the […]

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Happy New Year – Welcome to 2017

Happy New Year – Welcome to 2017

Happy New Year!  We kicked the New Year off much as you might expect, we went paddling.  But it is where we went paddling that is a bit unusual: we paddled up the East River right through the heart of New York City.  It was an absolutely bluebird day, the city was still asleep, there […]

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Good News for Spring

Good News for Spring

New Parks and New Agreements for BC In March of this year BC Parks announced the creation of a brand new 119 km² (about the the size of the city of Vancouver) park situated 120 kms east of Prince George. The lovely, and aptly named, Ancient Forest Park (or Chun T’oh Wudujut in the local Lheidli […]

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Dam Good Logistics Featured in ThePaddler ezine

Dam Good Logistics Featured in ThePaddler ezine

Back in June Dam Good Logistics did a trip out to Nuchatlitz Park on the west coast of Vancouver Island. It is a fantastic trip for a number of reasons: relatively protected paddling on the west coast of Vancouver Island, stunning white sand campsites and some the best sea otter viewing in BC. Check out […]

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The Kayak Written Word: Digital and Print Magazines

The Kayak Written Word: Digital and Print Magazines

At Dam Good Logistics we love everything about paddling.  And when we are not actually out paddling, we are talking about it, reading about it, watching movies about it, and generally getting stoked for the next adventure.  This post is dedicated to the kayak written word that inspires us toward that next adventure.  Both old […]

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Visions of Kayaks

Visions of Kayaks

I thought this was pretty cool and wanted to repost.  Each month, National Geographic magazine features incredible photographs in Visions of Earth. In April the selected photo was of none other than a giant kayak and canoe raft.  It was taken on Fourth Lake in New York’s Adirondacks.  1,902 canoes and kayaks attempted to break a “largest […]

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Betty, Bijaboji and Butedale

Betty, Bijaboji and Butedale

As I kick off this west coast based paddling blog it seems only right to start with Betty Lowman (later Carey), a west coast paddling pioneer. Betty was the first woman to row the Inside Passage of BC solo.  In 1937, at the age of 22,  she left Guemes Island in Washington in a traditional native dugout […]

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