Conor Mihell

Conor Mihell is a kayak instructor and guide who is living in Wawa until his Finnish citizenship comes through. Conor Mihell is a freelance writer and long-time Paddling Magazine contributor based in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. His award-winning environmental and adventure travel writing has been published in magazines across North America. While Conor favors sea kayaking on Lake Superior and paddling wild rivers in wood-canvas canoes on his own expeditions, on page 149 he reports on the most dangerous journey packrafts have ever played a vital role in.

Ultimate Guide To The Best Camping In Victoria, BC

Camping in Victoria, BC is a great option for adventurous travellers, paddlers and nature lovers—and for locals too. Set on southern Vancouver Island, Victoria is British Columbia’s capital city,...

7 Adventurous Things To Do In Victoria, BC

Victoria, B.C. is perched on nature’s edge, with easy access to a paddler’s paradise in the Gulf Islands of the Salish Sea and the mountain lakes of interior Vancouver...

Ultimate Guide To The Best Camping In Tofino

The town of Tofino on the west coast of Vancouver Island is a dream destination for paddlers, outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Embrace the outdoors and stay at a...

Kayak Tofino: Where To Paddle, Rent, Buy & More

Located in the heart of the wild Pacific Ocean coast, the town of Tofino is the launching point for some of the best kayak trips on Vancouver Island. This...

9 Adventurous Things To Do In Tofino

Tofino, B.C. has a well-deserved reputation as one of Canada’s top outdoor adventure towns, with a laid-back vibe and easy access to world-class sea kayaking, surfing, hiking, camping and...

Best 25 Cabin Rentals On Vancouver Island

With its sea and sand, towering old-growth forests and snow-capped mountains, Vancouver Island is one of Canada’s top vacation destinations. It’s also great for a staycation if you’re fortunate...

Ultimate Guide To The Best Camping On Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is a mecca for paddlers, outdoor enthusiasts and nature lovers. Visitors to this world-class Canadian destination will find plentiful options when choosing a campground. On Vancouver Island,...

Ultimate Guide To The Best Kayaking On Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island is a world-class kayak touring destination, with options available to satisfy every type of paddler. The island is located off the coast of British Columbia, with easy...

15 Best Beaches On Vancouver Island

It’s no surprise an island surrounded by the Pacific Ocean would boast some of Canada’s best beaches. Vancouver Island features swaths of ocean-edge sand like nowhere else, ranging from...