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Tyson, Emilie & Isaac

Review of Rebel Ilaga compared to Tahe Marine Greenland

Emilie Phillips
updated November 15, 2018

Johan Wirsén first designed a Greenland style kayak for Tahe Marine — the Tahe Marine Greenland. Then that design moved to Zegul, and now Johan is selling his kayak designs under the Rebel brand. The Rebel Ilaga is the closest to the original Tahe, so how similar is it? A few weeks ago, I had […]

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How To Succeeding at Sea Kayaking; Not Applicable to Guys

Emilie Phillips
updated October 24, 2018

Paddling the wild coast is lots of fun, but most articles and boat reviews are written for men. Those targeting women often steer you to recreational kayaking on a lake. Here’s advice from one woman sea kayaker on how to really get into sea kayaking.

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How to stay safe backcountry skiing New Hampshire

November 20, 2016
Emilie Phillips
updated October 24, 2018

Tyson and I attended the NH AMC ski leader risk and safety training, and here are some of the things we learned. First we started with an overview of risk. The types of factors to keep in mind are environment, equipment, and people. Fall on Hillman’s Last year, a group of friends skied from Gulf […]

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Flower and Plant Guide

Emilie Phillips
updated October 24, 2018

Wildflowers The New Hampshire AMC has a comprehensive flower guide. Wildflowers are beautiful and we love taking pictures of them. Part of their attraction is figuring out what they are. So here are the ones we have identified. Spring Flowers Summer Flowers Berries Some berries are edible, others aren’t, and the bright colored ones make […]

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