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Milespaddled 2021
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Miles Paddled 2021

Hey all, apologies for the downtime the last couple months but I had a “whole thing” I had to fix (like, moving the entire site). The good news is that we’re back up and the site is healthier than…

2020 Year in Review
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Miles Paddled 2020 Year in Review

So 2020 wasn’t what any of us were expecting, but here we are on day one of a whole new year with hope for better things ahead. Emphasis on hope because let’s face it, nobody wants to relive another…

Threadless Shop
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Miles Paddled Threadless Shop

Hey all, this isn’t necessarily new news if you’re a regular to the site, but we’ve added a second store for Miles Paddled and Wisconsin paddling gear in our Threadless Shop. Threadless affords us the ability to offer items…

Wisconsin Public Radio
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The Larry Meiller Show: Combining Paddling, Pedaling And Camping

Thanks to Wisconsin Public Radio’s Larry Meiller Show for having Timothy on the show once again to talk about paddling, padaling and camping Wisconsin, among other paddling-related topics from call-in and write-in listeners. It’s always a pleasure to spend time…

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Miles Paddled Face Masks

We’re excited to offer Miles Paddled face masks, because let’s face it, (pun) you might need one when sharing a shuttle. We won’t be taking any profit from the sale of these, and instead, $1 of every mask will…

Canoecopia 2020 Cancelled
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Canoecopia 2020 Cancelled

By now you’ve probably heard that our favorite event of the year, Canoecopia, was cancelled this afternoon due to the Coronavirus outbreak. This had to be a hard call for Rutabaga and their crew to make, but it was certainly…

2020 Canoecopia Show Guide
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2020 Canoecopia Show Guide

Canoecopia 2020’s Show Guide has landed and is available for download here. This year, not only is Timothy giving two talks, but friend and family of Miles Paddled, Mr. Craig Charles is speaking too. Educator, author, adventurer, and the guy…

2019 Year in Review
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Miles Paddled 2019 Year in Review

2019 was another eventful year for Milespaddled.com, so before fully embracing 2020, we thought we’d take a moment to look back at some of the notable things that came about this year. After finishing our year-long Tenth Anniversary celebration we got…

Northstar Canoes Poster Contest
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Cliff’s Canoe

This is less of a Miles Paddled story and more of a personal tale of achievement, but it’s paddling-related and sure to be of interest to paddlers the world over (totally kidding of course, maybe a couple zip codes…

Canoe and Kayak Apparel
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New Paddling Apparel

Hey all, we’ve added a bunch of new apparel options to the Miles Paddled Spreadshirt Shop. Now we have hoodies, baseball tees, tank tops, and even more t-shirts offered in even more brands. Some are cheaper than the premium…

Wisconsin Shipwrecks
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Wisconsin Shipwrecks

It doesn’t get much cooler than this. The Wisconsin Historical Society recently shared news that paddlers can now find direct GPS coordinates to shipwreck sites as well as nearby access points. “Boaters, kayakers, beach walkers, divers, etc. can now…

The Driftless 250
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The Driftless 250

By now, you might’ve heard of The Driftless 250 (also known as The Drifty 250, an alliteration we aboulutely love), a 250-mile, 7-day, bike, paddle and camping event. What started as a small group of friends out on an adventure became…

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Paddle Wisconsin Interactive Map

Our friends at the River Alliance of Wisconsin have created a fantastic interactive map chock-full of information on streams to canoe and kayak throughout Wisconsin. Based on information from “Rick Kark’s Canoeing & Kayaking Guide to 309 Wisconsin Streams”…

Wisconsin Public Radio
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The Larry Meiller Show: Discovering Canoeing And Kayaking Routes

Thanks to Wisconsin Public Radio’s Larry Meiller Show for hosting Timothy in-studio once again to talk about canoeing and kayaking Wisconsin, his guidebook, and other paddling-related topics. It’s always interesting to hear what kinds of questions people are going to…

Canoecopia 2019
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Canoecopia 2019 In Review

Canoecopia 2019 is behind us and yet again, it didn’t disappoint. Timothy gave four excellent talks on two different topics, which rest assured, were equal parts educational and entertaining. He also sold and signed a bunch of guidebooks –…

2019 Canoecopia Show Guide
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2019 Canoecopia Show Guide

Canoecopia 2019 is upon us and this year’s Show Guide is available for download here. This year, we’ll be keeping busy throughout all three days of the event. Not only is Timothy giving three talks on two different topics, but we…

American Whitewater
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American Whitewater Supporters

Miles Paddled was blessed with a great 2018. Not only were we able to donate to the River Alliance for the third year in a row, but I’m happy to announce that we were also able to make a…

Wisconsin Water From The Air
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Wisconsin Water From The Air

In April of 2017, I was contacted by a producer at Wisconsin Public Television who was wondering if I’d allow some of my footage of the Wisconsin Dells to be used for a new project they were working on.…

Packing Advice For Kayakers
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Packing Advice For Kayakers

I was recently asked by some Danish friends to be interviewed for their link-type site about bags, specifically an article on packing for kayaking. So I pulled together some things I’ve learned throughout the years, and also a presentation…

Miles Paddled New York to Los Angeles
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Miles Paddled New York to Los Angeles

We’re nearing 3,000 miles reported on this site but we found a rather interesting milestone to consider in the meantime (it is an odd one, mind you). 2,790 miles might not seem like a number to get all excited…

Fools Flotilla
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Fools’ Flotilla 2018

This year’s event was much improved as far as designated unloading spots and longer-term parking (available at the adjacent Care Wisconsin lot). The clouds were a bit ominous after a morning drizzle which surely kept some people from paddling,…

Canoecopia 2018
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Canoecopia 2018 In Review

Canoecopia 2018 has come to a close, but man did we have a great time this year. Timothy gave two excellent talks which based on all the wonderful feedback, were very well-received. This was one of my favorite shows…

Perception Kayaks
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Don’t Get Yakked Off

As cheap kayaks continue to flood the endcaps of department stores, Perception Kayaks reminds us what to look for when shopping for a kayak, and how to avoid getting “yakked off”. Sun Dolphins of the world, you’re officially on…

2018 Canoecopia Show Guide
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2018 Canoecopia Show Guide

Hey, check it out, Miles Paddled will be represented once again at Canoecopia 2018! That’s right, Timothy will be giving not one but two talks at the big show. Download the 2018 Canoecopia Show Guide here for full details…

Back Forty Mine
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No Back 40 Mine

We have generally steered clear from politics or sounding political, if only because a paddling website feels like neither the time nor place for that. (Besides, there is no shortage of political blogs out there – left, right, or…

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Support the Site: Subscribe to us on Youtube

Miles Paddled was one of thousands of niche content creators to receive an email from Youtube this week, which basically said, “sorry, you’re small potatoes and you probably create questionable videos for our advertisers, therefore we’re giving you 30 days to…

2017 Year in Review
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Miles Paddled 2017 Year in Review

2017 was easily the most eventful year for Milespaddled.com yet. Never could we have imagined just how many opportunities would come our way when the year began. For two guys who generally fear self-promotion, (well, one guy, Timothy’s OK…

milespaddled.com at rutabaga
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An Evening at Rutabaga Paddlesports

We want to extend a huge and heartfelt thanks to those who came out to Rutabaga Thursday night. The attendance was far greater than we could’ve imagined. Your support and enthusiasm left us feeling like rock stars (once again)…

Miles Paddled Rutabaga
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Miles Paddled at Rutabaga Paddlesports

Hey all, we’ll be spending the evening of November 9th, at Rutabaga Paddlesports in lovely Monona, Wisconsin, to talk about the book, the website and paddling in general. The fun starts at 6 and here are the rest of the details:…