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Becky Mason - About Classic Canoeing

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In the summer Classic Canoeing solo and tandem lessons are at Meech Lake, Quebec in the Gatineau Hills and instructional canoeing video downloads are in our giftstore.   I feel the roots of Canadian paddling go back, way back to when birch bark canoes first touched the water.

What I call Classic Canoeing, sometimes also referred to as Omering or Canadian style paddling, centers on the practical aspects of canoeing. It's a well-rounded, relaxed, traditional paddling style providing you with all of the skills you need for an afternoon paddle or an adventure into the wilderness.