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Algonquin Opening

Published on June 8, 2020
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Algonquin Open

June 22nd 2020 Here at Algonquin Outfitters, people are our priority. That’s why, as we reopen our stores and our rental offerings, we’re putting our customers and staff first. Here’s what you can expect as we begin to welcome you back. Our stores will have reduced hours to allow for proper cleaning.  Please see our website for updated…

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Mark in the Park Season Two 2020

Published on May 10, 2020
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Mark in the Park Season 2 2020

AO guide Mark R., better known as Mark in the Park has a wonderful approach to sharing some of his adventures in Algonquin Park.  This season Mark shows newbie Iain Murphy the route they will be taking on their 10 day Algonquin Park backcountry canoe trip.  He’ll review the planning process, the gear they will…

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Barber prepares for the Yukon Arctic Ultra Marathon

Published on January 28, 2020
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Chad Barber Yukon Arctic Ultra

By Don McCormick Huntsville chiropractor and ultrarunner Dr. Chad Barber is in the final stages of preparation for what is likely the greatest running challenge of his career, the Yukon Arctic Ultra (YAU). “This is a 100-mile continuous footrace out of Whitehorse, Yukon starting January 30, 2020”, explains Barber. “It’s the middle of the winter…

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AO donation helps set HHS Nordic team up for success – Huntsville Doppler

Published on December 13, 2019
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By Dawn Huddlestone, Huntsville Doppler on December 13, 2019 Main photo (Right): Algonquin Outfitters owner Rich Swift, AO staff member Carlee Wood, HHS Nordic team member Ryan Clarke, and HHS Nordic coach John Cowan with the team’s new equipment (Algonquin Outfitters) The Huntsville High School Nordic team is off to a great start this season,…

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AO Gift Card Promo

Published on November 30, 2019
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Christmas Gift Card Promo

A little Holiday Cheer for you! Save 15% on all online AO Gift Card purchases during the month of December! Great as Christmas presents or even for yourself…

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Lure of the North by Goh Iromoto

Published on October 29, 2019
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Lour of the North

Lour of the North short film In the remote wilderness of Ontario, Canada, two travellers endure the repetitive mental hardship of cold winter tripping.  This short film captures the experiences and emotions of their expedition.  It’s tough.  It’s tiring.  It’s lonesome.  Yet it’s a beautiful and meditative love affair as you persevere one snowshoe step at a time. Behind-the-scenes images:…

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Posts by Algonquin Outfitters

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Dagger Rewind new for 2020

Published on September 25, 2019
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Dagger Rewind

Our AO Boatwerks store in Minden Ontario will be featuring the Dagger Rewind XS, SM, MD and LG in the lineup of whitewater kayaks for 2020. We have a limited number of  Dagger Rewinds (XS and MD) arriving in November 2019, with another shipment of Rewinds (all sizes) arriving in April.  Give us a call…

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Mark in the Park

Published on May 20, 2019
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Mark in the Park video series

This 10-part series brings Mark’s trip-logs to life, and aims to exhibit the breathtaking sights and sounds of the Algonquin backcountry. It strives to inspire people to get out and experience backcountry canoe camping for themselves, and for seasoned paddlers, acts as an informational vehicle for trip planning, or as a simple way of quenching spring paddling fever as we await ice out!

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Cruising into Fall – Swift Cruiser Pack Boat

Published on November 19, 2018
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Cruise on into Fall Contest Cover

Test Paddling the solo Swift Cruiser 16.8 Pack Boat Liam was our winner of the Swift Canoe, Cruise on Into Fall contest in the fall of 2018. Although he wasn’t able to make use of his full 5-day canoe trip prize this fall, he was excited to paddle the new Swift Cruise pack boat. We…

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