Tis the Season - by Kevin Dunn
Our friend and developing videographer Kevin James Dunn created this short promotional video that showcases the store. It's fantastic! (And really makes us want to go kayaking.)
Montreal River May 2017
With the high water this year, the Montreal River was rockin' and rollin' on May long weekend. Some Eb's staff did the popular day trip from the picnic site at Highway 2 downstream to the Highway165 bridge. Here's a quick glimpse.
How to use your MSR liquid fuel stove
Got a Whisperlite or other liquid fuel stove from MSR? This video by MSR is worth a watch so you know how to use your stove properly and ensure many years of reliable performance on the trail. Check out their other videos on YouTube - there is a tonne of great information there.
Maintaining your MSR Whisperlite stove
We get a number of customers through the store wondering why their trusty Whisperlite has stopped functioning properly - and 99% of the time it is because of poor maintenance. Once the stove is cleaned it works like a charm again. Here's a video by MSR that shows you how to keep your stove (and you) happy.
How to maintain your MSR stove pump
Sometimes your liquid fuel pump needs a little TLC... in this video MSR tells us how to keep everything in good working order.
How to Pack Your Backpack: tips from Deuter
Deuter gives great tips here for how to properly pack your backpack to minimize stress on the body and make your hiking/trekking/mountain climbing experience much more comfortable!
Here's a short video by Hobie USA that will inspire anyone to give a Hobie kayak a try this summer! Good underwater shots show the Mirage Drive in action, and the video showcases a variety of different kayaks and accessories to make your kayaking experience one to remember. (In a good way, of course!)
Kevin Robinson talks Cross Country Skiing
One of the owners of Eb's and a national level cross country ski coach, Kevin Robinson talks you through the benefits and realities of cross country skiing - plus how to pick out the right set of equipment and get started out there on the snow.
Cross Country Skiing in Saskatoon: interview with Eb's Lauren Dyck
One of the many Eb's staff who cross country ski, Lauren is one of our speedster racers who attends the Sask Cup series and is gunning for a spot in the upcoming Canada Winter Games. Here she talks about cross country skiing in Saskatoon.
Nut Point Challenge Canoe Race 2013
The annual Nut Point Challenge is an 18km, three portage canoe race on Lac La Ronge that attracts all levels of paddlers. Here is the start of the 2013 race with Eb's owner Kevin Robinson and staff member Edith MacHattie in the black boat in the lead. They won the race and set a new course record. Go Team Eb's!
Paddle Boarding Kids
If you don't think you have the balance or skill to handle stand up paddle boarding, take a look at this four year old as he tries it for the first time. The board he is using is an adult sized model called the Blend, made by Starboard. Anyone can learn this and it is so much fun, who wouldn't want to give it a try when the water is warm and the sun is shining? Thanks to Eb's Source For Adventure for supplying the boards.
Fun on the Fondulac
Recognize anyone in this clip? Taken on a trip from the summer of 2011 this shows Eb's staff member Paul sterning his brother Mark down a set of rapids on the Fondulac River. He is paddling his Esquif Mistral 17.5 and it seems to be keeping them afloat... If anything is going to get those paddling juices flowing, this will.