Author Archives: Greg Weiss

Our Most Popular Blog Article

Our all-time most popular blog article is about how to resole mukluks. Not about adventure. Not about sea kayaking or great discounts, mukluks. But really it’s not about mukluks is it? It’s about how to repair something that has been … Continue reading

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Traditional Winter Camping

Imagine journeying through a winter wilderness untracked by other travelers. The bugs have gone away along with the summer crowds, and what is left behind is a glimmering white expanse covering the frozen lakes and rivers. The silence of your … Continue reading

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The Energy “Food Chain” – Getting Our Homes Off Junk Food

We’ve all heard that the less processed our food is the better for our health. As well, the more local you can acquire your food from, whether it be the town farmers market or your own garden, the better, as … Continue reading

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Cornucopia Mountain Bike Trails

The Cornucopia area has some amazing terrain, with a 500 foot vertical drop from the sand trails at the top of the Bayfield Peninsula, to the clay, loam and then sandstone down near Lost Creek Falls. But at this time … Continue reading

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Introductory Safety Course

This course offers you a way to get an “immersion” sea kayak experience in a short amount of time.  Additionally, we require that all renters pass our safety course before they can go out. What does the course entail? Why … Continue reading

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Romans’ Point

Cornucopia Wisconsin is the closest town to the most visited part of the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore; The Mawikwe Bay sea caves. What isn’t as well known is that just to the west lies another beautiful cliff and cave formation … Continue reading

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Sharing Traditional Knowledge: Harvesting Black Ash

by Kathy Kae, originally published in the Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission newsletter At black ash gatherings, Grandmothers smile as they hear the pounding of the log begin. You can see a happy look in their eyes as … Continue reading

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