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G.O. Get Outside: The Podcast is a radio-style interview show for people who want to spend more time outdoors. Each episode of G.O. delves into the outdoor lifestyle of some everyday person who probably has more in common with you than you think. Whether you are BASE jumping off a flying unicorn or hiking around your neighborhood in between diaper changes, you have a place here.
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Hi there! We are a blended family of four who are passionate about camping, nature, the great outdoors, physical activity, health, & being all-around good Canadians! We would love to inspire others to get outside & explore all that our beautiful country has to offer. Camping fosters an appreciation of nature, physical fitness, & emotional well-being. Despite being high-tech kids, our kids love camping! We asked them to help inspire your kids. Their creations are in our Kids section. For the ...
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Episode 397 ~ September 28, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Lake Bagging is swimming in as many lakes as you can, but some people are putting a paddling twist on it 3000 km’s solo from the southern border of the Northwest Territories to the northern border at Tuktoyaktuk with some great people along the way The Canadian Canoe Museum has an update on the…
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Episode 396 ~ September 21, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Viewers watching one of the bear cams in Alaska helped save the life of a hiker If you are new to paddling or want to start, you might want to check out STARTboating.ca There are 11 paddling locations in the U.S. that are must do’s when it comes to fall colours…
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Swifty Paddler drops by to regale us with an absolutely fantastic trip with his wife and daughters in a mini van and a tent trailer. :) They got to experience cool places like Mount Rushmore and Yellowstone National park. They've seen the neon cowboy in the desert. You know the one. Ron also learned what a disassembled transmission looks like. :( L…
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Episode 395 ~ September 14, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Insect transmitted diseases are on the rise and spreading. How concerned should outdoor recreationalists be? Our favourite time of the year: Fat Bear Week!!!! An update on the paddlers making their way through the Northwest PassageBy SR
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Milder temperatures Less bugs Less people Beautiful colours! We often do a lot of our camping in the late summer & fall for exactly these reasons. Join us for some banter on the pros & cons of fall camping. Support the show CONNECT WITH US AT SUPER GOOD CAMPING: EMAIL: hi@supergoodcamping.com WEBSITE: www.supergoodcamping.com YOUTUBE: https://www.y…
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Episode 394 ~ September 7, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Sean and Tracey went for a relaxing canoe trip in Temagami. We have listeners send us emails with topics they think we might find interesting. We usually do, and this week we talk about a few of these topics.By SR
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Check out how "regular" people plan for extraordinary camping trips. Instagram, word of mouth, travel blogs, reviews on mapping apps. Tips & tricks to make your own dehydrated meals without owning a dehydrator. Essentials to take & how to trade off for "I want a beer when we get to the top. " What the heck is TVP? Support the show CONNECT WITH US A…
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Episode 393 ~ August 31, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Derek an the family took a canoe trip into the northern part of Algonquin Park. Fun may, or may not, have been had by all. We love finding out our listeners heard something on an episode and went and checked it out for themselves. It seems that monkeys from Africa floated on rafts across the Atlan…
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When you hear "National Parks", what ones come to mind? Today we chat about the first 7 that came to mind + 1 that popped up during our research. Join us to hear about: Yellowstone Banff Jasper Gros Morne Death Valley Grand Canyon Grand Tetons Great Smoky Mountains Support the show CONNECT WITH US AT SUPER GOOD CAMPING: EMAIL: hi@supergoodcamping.c…
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Episode 392 ~ August 24, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics What is the mysterious history of the Blue Canoe at the Saratoga Race Course? A kayaker witnesses a rare sight in the ocean when a whale raises its tail In the world of waterfall drops, when does the challenge become too much and when do you figure that out? Rafa Ortiz knows.…
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Our seriously whacked (in a good way) podcast guests did indeed paddle in all of the Great Lakes in 1 day! They also chat about interviewing a gentleman that can make his canoe dance, recording podcasts live at adventure shows, and coming up with an idea to present on stage at the Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show. Originally recorded on January 26, 2…
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Episode 391 ~ August 17, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Algonquin Park has been putting up cable to hang your food away from the bears, and we got some feedback. Imagine taking 47 years to complete a paddling trip. When it comes to outdoor sports, you have to weigh the risks vs the consequences. Your decision could be deadly.…
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Good question, right? We have 4 contenders for the title of today's episode: Thomas Hiram Holding Horace Kephart Earnest Thompson Seton Robert Baden-Powell Let us know your thoughts. Support the show CONNECT WITH US AT SUPER GOOD CAMPING: EMAIL: hi@supergoodcamping.com WEBSITE: www.supergoodcamping.com YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqFD…
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Episode 390 ~ August 10, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Athena went on her first backcountry canoe trip in Algonquin Park and it went quite well A Roman ship and 3 canoes have be discovered in Serbia Putting paddling restrictions on a loch have had a positive impact on a local bird species The UK has had a 20% surge in lifeboat rescues…
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She plans the crap out of, and enjoys the heck out of, some pretty amazing backcountry trips in so many cool places! And she does it because she absolutely loves to get out in nature and challenge herself. She's also a bit different from our regular guests in that she isn't a content creator. Join us for the first in a series of super cool chats wi…
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Episode 389 ~ August 3, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Yosemite National Park is taking a stance on rock cairns, and they are not the only ones How would you like to own a canoe made from whiskey barrels? Well now you can France’s Dordogne River Valley has a lot of history, culture, and food that you can check out while paddling a canoe Lock & Paddle 2…
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Pamela and Tim dive into what the national parks in Ontario are all about, get sidetracked by bald eagles and a cool fact about Point Pelee National Park. https://parks.canada.ca/ Support the show CONNECT WITH US AT SUPER GOOD CAMPING: EMAIL: hi@supergoodcamping.com WEBSITE: www.supergoodcamping.com YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqFDJbF…
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Episode 388 ~ July 27, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics If you could paddle to work every day instead of sitting in traffic, would you? E-SUPs are like the e-bike of watersports, but are assisted standup paddleboards just a gimmick? The maritime region of Quebec is an absolute paddling paradise for sea kayakers There is a Voyageur Brigade heading down th…
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Marty tells us all about creating amazing videos for his YouTube, Face Book, and Instagram channels, where he gets his boundless energy from, lessons learned, and what he hopes to give back to others. He's such a fantastic human being. We are very thankful he was able to take time from his super busy schedule to have a yak. https://martymorissette.…
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Episode 387 ~ July 20, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics More proof that paddling is good for your physical and mental health There is an area on the Lake Erie coast that has been referred to as the Canadian Amazon A camp in the Boundary Waters is celebrating 100 years of launching Scout canoe trips into the wilderness You know what your bear spray can do…
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Join us for a chat about the things we think are important about fishing - lures, bait, rods, reels, net, catch and release, quality fisherpeople to follow, rules and regulations. https://www.youtube.com/@Paddleheads https://www.youtube.com/@LostLakes https://www.youtube.com/@TentsandTimber https://www.youtube.com/@FreakofNature1 https://www.youtub…
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Episode 386 ~ July 13, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics If you are looking to paddle in Michigan, try some of their island water trails Virginia’s Wandering Waters Paddle Quest is designed to get people outdoors and on the water this summer Floatzilla 2023 is trying to break a record this year on the Mississippi When the coal mines start to shut down may…
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We had a fantastic chat with a self confessed "nerd by nature" that makes some of the best tripping maps that Tim has ever seen! A computer programmer for an ad agency during the day, he works on map making from 4 - 9:30 am every single day! Come listen to Arnaud tell us all about what to include, and what not to include in a map, and choosing the …
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Episode 385 ~ July 6, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics There have been a lot of interactions between marine wildlife and paddle craft lately A Mayan canoe has been found underwater at a ceremonial site, with bones The Shining Water Paddle has been invited to participate in the Annual Intertribal Canoe Journey Have you ever heard of secondary drowning? Ma…
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Pamela and Tim share some tips on how to best watch the amazing night sky. Support the show CONNECT WITH US AT SUPER GOOD CAMPING: EMAIL: hi@supergoodcamping.com WEBSITE: www.supergoodcamping.com YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqFDJbFJyJ5Y-NHhFseENsQ INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/super_good_camping/ TWITTER: https://twitter.com/Su…
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Josie dropped by to talk about photography, but we actually ended up having a great chat about trail stewardship, some of her favourite outdoor activities, bike camping, and she shares a sad, but kinda cool story about an "almost meet". You're going to love this episode and want to keep you eyes (and ears) peeled for her next visit where we actuall…
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Episode 383 ~ June 22, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Celebrate National; Canoe Day on June 26 Everything is ready for the Yukon River Quest’s 2023 edition What happens when you are portaging your canoe and get stuck in the middle of a police car chase? Nothing good, that’s what. Orcas have been attacking boats off Spain’s coast. How long until they ta…
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Today we share all the things we know about having a safe campfire: Regulations and fire bans Choosing a safe location for your campfire Clearing the area and creating a firebreak Keeping it contained Safe ignition Wind considerations Supervision Properly extinguishing your fire Leave No Trace https://www.lioapplications.lrc.gov.on.ca/ForestFireInf…
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Episode 382 ~ June 15, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics The Canadian Canoe Museum is ready to move the full collection to their new facilities on what they have dubbed The Final Portage The old dehydrator has dehydrated its last load, unfortunately it means no jerky for the upcoming canoe trip Indonesia is hoping ecotourism will help stop the destruction…
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We have a lovely chat with our very own Super Fan! Chris joins us to tell us how our podcast inspired him to get out camping & some great stories about his recent trips & plans for future ones. CONNECT WITH US AT SUPER GOOD CAMPING: EMAIL: hi@supergoodcamping.com WEBSITE: www.supergoodcamping.com YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqFDJbFJyJ…
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Want to go camping, but your budget doesn't look good for it? Pamela and Tim share some tips and tricks to get into the outdoors without breaking the bank! https://parkbus.ca/ https://www.ontarioparks.com/en https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08Xc3eRiiS0 Support the show CONNECT WITH US AT SUPER GOOD CAMPING: EMAIL: hi@supergoodcamping.com WEBSITE: ww…
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It's true, we've been missing for 3 years. We are hoping to come back this Fall. Listen in to hear the current state of the podcast, why it went away, and how you can help bring it back. https://www.gogetoutside.com/state-of-g-ohttps://www.gogetoutside.com/state-of-g-oBy Jason B Milligan
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Episode 380 ~ June 1, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Sean chats with Camper Christina about heading out canoe tripping as the ice is melting, learning backcountry camping skills online, and what she has planned paddle wise for the summer / fall of 2023. That and a whole lot more.By SR
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Martin Pine (or Pine Martyn) is an amazing human being that is outdoors all the time. He is a true tree-hugger and a nemophilist. You're going to have to listen to find out what that means. :) He is an absolutely treasure trove of information on snow structures, winter camping, how to crownland camp and so much more. Find him here: https://www.face…
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Episode 379 ~ May 25, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Sean took his canoe to Temagami for the first time this paddling season The folks that brought you the Oru folding kayak have now branched out to camp furniture Wood raft travelling down the rivers of Slovakia have been a thing since medieval times The Mississippi Speed Record team is trying to break…
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Join us as we chat about sustainable gear, lowering food waste, carpooling or taking the bus, and Leave No Trace. Support the show CONNECT WITH US AT SUPER GOOD CAMPING: EMAIL: hi@supergoodcamping.com WEBSITE: www.supergoodcamping.com YOUTUBE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqFDJbFJyJ5Y-NHhFseENsQ INSTAGRAM: https://www.instagram.com/super_good_c…
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Episode 378 ~ May 18, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Paddling guru Kevin Callan joins us to talk about his new book Top 70 Canoe Routes of Ontario. He also discusses other paddling trips and more, with lots of humour thrown into the mix. Yup, it’s 2 hours of fun and information!!!By SR
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Sean Rowley and Derek Specht are the brains and the voices behind the wildly successful juggernaut that is Paddling Adventures Radio podcast. Join us for part 1 of a 2-part chat about soooo many things that I'm just going to hashtag a bunch of them: #podcast #podcasting #Outdoor Adventure Show #Quiet Adventure Symposium #hiking #camping #canoeing #…
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Episode 377 ~ May 11, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Paddling Adventures Radio now has it’s own Official Canoe Dog Algonquin Park is getting some funding to improve infrastructure Old growth trees have been found in Algonquin Park ranging from 250 – 427 years old Some National Parks in the United States are starting timed entries for visitors while In …
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On this podcast episode, Pamela and Tim discuss some of the advances that have been made to be more inclusive of mobility challenged persons into camping adventures. We talk about paved paths, wider doorways, ramps, beach mats, and all terrain wheelchairs. Hammocks, higher firepits and lower picnic table, and much more. There is still much work to …
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Episode 376 ~ May 4, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics While some areas out west are worrying about too much water, the Grand Canyon is worrying about the dangers of too little water ISLE has created a new category of standup paddleboards with it’s new PRO series of boards Indiana’s Department of Natural Resources is looking for paddling volunteers The In…
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Colleen and Jonny popped by for a chat about all things cool/Kuehl. They backpack, hike, overland, canoe trip, long, short, whatever. They really just want to get out there. They'll do it any way that's available. They also have a wonderful channel on YouTube & host a fantastic livestream on Thursdays titled "Camping Couples" . Occasionally it's Ca…
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Episode 375 ~ April 27, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics It has been left up to a Federal judge to decide if towboats will continue to operate in the BWCA for 2023 A Jetyak is helping scientists study icebergs and water in Greenland With a record snowpack in the Sierras this year, rafting companies are going to have to make changes to how they run the ri…
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Topics include cameras, other gear, composition, lighting, when to take that shot, experimentation, who to look up to. Whether it's a many thousands of dollars DSLR or your smart phone, YOU can take amazing photographs! Check out some fantastic follows: @cprouse Instagram https://www.youtube.com/c/ChrisProuse @swiftypaddler Or you can just check ou…
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Episode 374 ~ April 20, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Sean was a speaker at the Ottawa Outdoor & Adventure Traveling Show and there was some good stuff to see there The Smithsonian has put together a traveling show about the Boreal Forest with the help of Joanie & Gary McGuffin West Hansen has put out the list of new team members that will be attempti…
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Today's guest, Ron Breault AKA Swifty Paddler, has been one of our favourite follows on Instagram for quite a while. He take beautiful landscape shots, usually with the sun or moon in the shot and a canoe and paddle. Mostly, he solo canoes through central and northern Ontario, with plenty of forays into some beautiful Quebec lakes. That said, he al…
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Episode 373 ~ April 13, 2023 Podcast Info / Topics Fun and education as you circumnavigate Lake Tahoe in a kayak with scientists Anyone can paddle 60 miles in a canoe or kayak, but try it in a coracle One canoe garden in Toronto was just the start of something much largerBy SR
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