Kevin Callan is the author of 16 books, including the bestselling, The Happy Camper and Wilderness Pleasures: A Practical Guide to Camping Bliss. He is still presenting across North America and has been a key speaker at all major canoe events. Butt End first appeared in Canoeroots magazine 16 years ago. Kevin lives in Peterborough, Ontario.
In 1970, paddler Ken Fisher began building a limited selection of fiberglass canoes from his garage in Glanworth, a tiny hamlet outside of London, Ontario. Back in the 1960s,...
On a quiet Saturday morning over tea and toast, I typed out a question on Facebook. “What are the top paddling debates?” I asked my friends. Before noon, I...
Kevin Callan feels safer in the wilderness.