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Helle Knives – There are no shortcuts to perfection

Published on November 3, 2017
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Helle Knives in Muskoka

Helle knives are one of those products that’s going to last decades and maybe even be a cherished item that you can pass down to your future campers.  At Algonquin Outfitters many of the products that end up in our stores come from personal experience and a proven track record as true quality gear.  Joining…

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Paddle Art Contest – Katie Ohlke

Published on September 28, 2017
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Tom Thomson is my artistic hero and I have been enjoying finding his painting locations for over a decade. I was extremely excited to learn about the Algonquin Outfitter’s Paddle Contest and set to work planning out trips to gather information and inspiration. This launched “the summer of Tom.” July 8th was the memorial paddle…

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Tom Thomson Paddle Art Contest

Published on September 25, 2017
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Tom Thomson Paddle Art Contest Auction

Our Tom Thomson Paddle Art Auction started it’s life back on Friday June 3rd 2016 when it was announced as our Tom Thomson Paddle Art Contest at our showing of the Reel Paddling Film Festival at the Algonquin Theatre.  Four hundred and eighty-four (484) days later on Friday Sept 29th 2017, it’s all coming to…

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Paddle Art Contest – Walt Klisht

Published on September 22, 2017
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Walt Klisht Canoeing takes me back to the summer ‘73, to the age of seventeen when I was a Junior Forest Ranger with the Ministry of Natural Resources stationed in Camp McGowan east of Kapuskasing in Northern Ontario. Summer evenings were spent back country canoeing with good friends, taking in the view from the water and fishing…

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Paddle Art Contest – Sean Lehan

Published on September 21, 2017
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Algonquin Loon There are many important steps in creating a successful painting, but I find that the very first steps are the most important. Gathering reference material is an essential beginning point for me. I go camping and canoeing every summer and take as many photos as I can. I am often going out at…

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The Art of Paddling

Published on August 1, 2017
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Unique Muskoka The Art of Paddling

August 2017 Unique Muskoka article by Kristi Koruna / Photography by Heather Douglas As you head out of the cities and into Muskoka, the forests seem to sprawl endlessly, skies open wide to embrace us and the lakes and rivers run wild with possibility. One cannot ignore the notion to get out and explore the…

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OluKai Sandals born in Hawaii

Published on July 7, 2017
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Olukai Sandals

It started as a different approach to a footwear company. We wanted to create footwear that combines durability for the waterman, ocean lifestyle, and a brand that has strong values and roots with style, comfort, and craftsmanship.     Commitment Ama OluKai Foundation Founded in 2014, the Ama OluKai Foundation is a private, non-profit 501…

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