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Getting Started: You Want to Canoe. Now What?

Getting Started: You Want to Canoe. Now What?

The hardest part about starting a new hobby is getting it off the ground, right?

Whether you spent months researching vigorously, got introduced to it by a third party, or simply benefitted from the Immaculate Conception of hobbies where you – the Virgin Mary – get knocked up by a little luck, good timing, and common sense soon giving birth to a decent plan – the sweet baby Jesus, getting these things going is hard work.

Well, I’m jumping into this backwards. Most successful bloggers write about their successes in a particular area as a means of coaching others through the seemingly difficult task. These instructional blogs are usually written from the pretentious “I know what I’m talking about from up here way above you” point of view with little consideration for the struggles of the grunts out their busting their butt.

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A Long Portage:

We're back after a really long portage. What used to be a roadtrip-centric canoe blog is now a bit more settled in the Texas Hill Country. We still believe canoeing is dated, not dead. And we still chase high CFS and sticky situations.

But we're not on a roadtrip battling for cell service from the backseat of the Jeep anymore. We're enjoying life off the road. The showers, hot meals, and stable jobs are nice too.

If the paddling road trip is what you're looking for, it's moved here.



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