Frederick Reimers

Canoe the Boundary Waters

Practice that fancy new J-stroke in Minnesota’s 1.1 million acre Boundary Waters National Park.

Bike a 24-hour Race

Except for the few whackos who enter 24-hour races solo, the events are fraught with camaraderie.

Learn the J-stroke

Switching sides every other stroke is an incredibly inefficient way to make a canoe go straight.

Stay Alive in Avalanche Country

The American Avalanche Institute’s three-day Level 1 Avalanche course teaches students to mind the red flags.

Catch a Trout on a Homemade Fly

From May through October, Heron combines fly tying classes with guided fishing on the rivers near Lake Tahoe.

Go Razor Clamming

The three-to-five-inch long Razor Clam is abundant at the tide line on beaches from Alaska to Oregon.

Surf Costa Rica

Costa Rican surf is hardly a secret, which is why Surf Simply’s new camp in Nosara, on the remote Nicoya Peninsula is your best bet for empty lineups.

Paddle the Length of Baja

Bring two books, and make one of them John Steinbeck’s The Log from the Sea of Cortez