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Spring Whitewater Throwdown on the Medway

by Karl Vollmer, on Wed, 01 May 2013 | No Comments

The spring melt has arrived. Rivers all across Nova Scotia are peaking, so it's time to get on the river and have some fun!

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Slurp'n'Surf Sessions

by Karl Vollmer, on Fri, 07 Dec 2012 | No Comments

Sometimes the video does all the talking - this is one of those times. An amazing weekend at the point break of Lawrencetown Beach a few weeks back. A big group of surfers, kayakers, wind surfers, all hit the waves. Days like this are why I love Nova Scotia.

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Folly River Fun

by Karl Vollmer, on Mon, 24 Sep 2012 | No Comments

The rain has finally come which means the rivers are all full of water again. The Folly river up near wentworth was in last Friday so Marc, Steve and I headed up to have some fun. The river is runnable when the water gage reads 1.4m, and scary-insane at 2m. On Friday it was reading 1.58m, which is just about perfect.

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Cold water kayak surfing

by Karl Vollmer, on Mon, 05 Mar 2012 | No Comments

Just because it's winter doesn't mean you have to stay indoors. The best surfing conditions in Nova Scotia happen at the end of winter and late fall during hurricane season. Combined air and water temperature below 0C, Dave and I headed out to the eastern shore to catch some double-overhead monsters that were rolling in Friday afternoon.

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Medway River - Bangs Falls NS

by Karl Vollmer, on Wed, 07 Dec 2011 | No Comments

The site of the annual World Kayak Bangs Falls Rodeo the Medway is the river to be on here in Nova Scotia.

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Exploring Family Foundations At Kejimkujik

by Jim Cyr, on Thu, 15 Sep 2011 | No Comments

The period between 1850 - 1940 was an interesting time around Kejimkujik Lake. The area was populated with logging mills, gold mines, hunting lodges and cabins. Today when we enter the park, we don't see this part of history right away, especially since some of these locations are in less traveled sections of the park.

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Natal Day Tidal Bore Fun

by Karl Vollmer, on Fri, 29 Jul 2011 | No Comments

This coming Monday, August 1st, is Natal Day and this means it's going to be a long weekend for a lot of us. What better way to spend it then on the Tidal Bore! With a 14.5m tidal variance it's looking to be a bumpy and fun ride. Myself and at least four other kayakers will be there, will you?

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Musquodoboit River - Whitewater Rollercoaster

by Karl Vollmer, on Thu, 07 Jul 2011 | No Comments

If you're a whitewater kayaker here in Nova Scotia, Rain is good news, Rainfall warnings are cause for celebration. Most Nova Scotia rivers are only fun to paddle after significant rainfalls. Mid June we were treated to a Rainfall warning giving us four great days on the lower section of the Musquodoboit river.

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Exploring the Backcountry in Kejimkujik

by Jim Cyr, on Thu, 28 Oct 2010 | Comments (2)

My second trip to the park was to finalize the geocache locations and to place the containers in five locations within the park. Event participants can then use their GPS to find them along the trail

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