Wednesday, February 20, 2013

The Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show is This Weekend!

Howdy Paddlers,

The Toronto Outdoor Adventure Show is THIS WEEKEND, and we'll be there (as usual) with lots of great stuff in tow. All our new 2013 designs and upgrades will be on display, as well as lots of other gear for the hardcore tripper. Here's everything you need to know:

The Basics

When- Feb 22-24th (Fri, Sat, Sun)
Where- International Centre, Toronto Ontario
Hours- Fri 11am-8pm, Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 10am-5pm
Admission- Click HERE for all the information regarding admission, directions, and show contact information. You save money if you buy your tickets online beforehand!

Pool/Event Schedule- There are lots of great events at the pool this year. We'll be doing the "Recreational Kayaking" demo on Saturday and Sunday, as well as a "Canoe Tripping" seminar on Sunday where Bill Swift and Hap Wilson will talk about their methods, techniques, and stories about backcountry camping. Click HERE for the full schedule.

Special Guests- Special guests and speakers this year include 'Survivorman' Les Stroud, 'The Happy Camper' Kevin Callan, Canadian Olympic kayak gold medalist Adam van Koeverden, and paddling icon Hap Wilson. Click HERE for a full listing of their events/times.


Hap & Andrea Wilson will be  in the Swift booth from 12-3pm on Sunday February 24th. They'll be signing books, meeting fans, and talking about tripping. Hap will have many of his books for sale, including the following:

- Guidebooks ($22)
- Short Story Books ($25)
- Vintage Temagami Canoe Routes books ($45-$2000, including some awesome limited first editions)
- The Skier ($125- limited edition print)

And best of all, Hap will sign your book! Come on out and meet a Canadian paddling icon (and feel free to ask him about his thoughts on the Swift Dumoine). Hope to see you at the show!

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