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Staff Spotlight: Erin Laende

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I’m from Toronto and came to Halifax in 2006 to go to NSCAD. I’ve been with ECO since 2010 when I took the awesome Guide in Training course Favorite TV Show: Sherlock Holmes BBC Favorite Sports Team: Canada’s National Women’s Soccer Favorite Book: Into Thin Air or anything by Jon Krakauer Your Favorite Sea Kayak […]

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Staff Spotlight: Karl Vollmer

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I’m from Oregon, USA and I’ve been guiding at ECO since 2010 Favorite TV Show: The Ocean Favorite Sports Team: Whitewater Team Canada Favorite Book: Wheel of Time Series Your Favorite Sea Kayak (or outdoor) Guide (besides yourself haha): Lisa Jones, she’s the one who convinced me to become a guide Best Life Experience: Climbing […]

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Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Wells

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  With ECO since 2012 From: Halifax, Nova Scotia Favourite TV Show: MidSomer Murders Favourite Sports Team: Harlem Globetrotters (I’m not a fan of watching sports, so if I had to pick…!!) Favourite Book: I have 3 – Way of the Peaceful Warrior by Dan Millman, Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers and The Professor […]

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Staff Spotlight: Eleanor Kure

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Where are you from and how long have you been with ECO Originally fromToronto, Eleanor left the Big Smoke to look for more nature. After a time inGuelph,Ontario, she left again and found her happy days inNova Scotia, Thanks to the ocean, the rocks, and sea kayaking.  Paddling since 2005, Eleanor has been training, guiding, […]

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May long weekend tours 2014

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  Looking for something to do this long weekend, but don’t want to spend all day driving to get there. Then ECO is your number one stop! Check out this blog by our friends at The Local Traveler. We are open all holiday weekend, so give us a call! If you want to learn more about our […]

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SUP Yoga Classes at ECO

SUP Yoga Classes at ECO

Join one of the workshops with Zoë at East Coast Outfitters for the debut of SUP Yoga in Nova Scotia! SUP Yoga is done on the water, using a paddleboard as a floating mat. It’s a joyful, relaxed practice that brings us in touch with the natural world. This workshop will introduce the essentials for […]

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Kids Kayak Camp

Kids Kayak Camp

Come play in Halifax’s greatest ocean playground with us!  East Coast Outfitters offers a unique new camp for kids to explore, learn, create, and have fun!  Get out of the city and experience awesome activities like:  discovery hikes, art projects, ocean explorations, camp games, scavenger hunts, and OF COURSE play many kayak games and chances […]

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2013 Season Opener!

Here is to the start of another great season of sea kayaking fun and adventure. Halifax is an amazing city because it is so close to outdoor adventure. We hope to see you all on the water this year. ECO – it’s where Halifax paddles!

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Student Night Paddle and BBQ

Student Night Paddle and BBQ

Hey students..are you settled in yet? Got your classes all figured out? Well if you are looking for a fun activity during the middle of the week to take the stress away from assignments and exams, Wednesday nights from 5:30-7:30 is our Student night paddle and BBQ. Cost is $30/plus taxes but if you come […]

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Guide Training Course – Information Sessions and Paddle

Guide Training Course – Information Sessions and Paddle

We will be hosting a Guide in Training Program info session and paddle every Sunday at 10am until the course starts on October 27. If you are interested in taking our program or just curious and want to meet the staff and trainers, ask questions and hop on the water for a paddle then we hope to see […]

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