Fiona Hough

The Salty Single Blade of Coastal Canoeing

I have always been a canoeist, but when I moved to the British Columbia coast 12 years ago, everyone was paddling kayaks. I joined in, mostly casting aside my...

Certification killed paddling adventures

And it's our fault. Fiona Hugh shares her audacious revival strategy.

Training Future Paddlesports Leaders

Another huge wave rolled into the boomer-riddled amphitheater. I knew beyond doubt that the worst decision I had made that day was to follow instructions. I had...

The Effect of Friendships Made on the River

Sitting like children, feet dangling, inches from the edge of the raging, plummeting maw of Wilberforce Falls, my friend Brian and I connect with few words. We...

Sleep Tandem, Paddle Solo

This year, our annual tripping group was paired down to five. This allowed us to get all our gear and people into one plane, which cut down considerably on...