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Red Cross Wilderness & Remote First Aid

One thing that ECO does, and does well, is training. The in-house Guide Training Program has got to be one of the most challenging outdoor adventures in Halifax. I had so many firsts when I did my Guide Training Program.  My first advanced first aid course, my first open water capsize, my first overnight on […]

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Guide in Training Night Navigation, now with bioluminescence!

The 2009 – 2010 Guides in Training headed out for their Night Navigation assessment. Given four LAT/LON coordinates they were tasked with plotting a dead reckoning course to each one of the coordinates. Their path took them out to Roger Power Island, then over to Shannon Island all the way into Cub Basin and then […]

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The floats are in, let’s paddle!

The floats are in, let’s paddle!

Down here at East Coat Outfitters we spent a good part of the evening putting our floats back in the water with the help of some kind residents of Lower Prospect and a few of our Kayaking Guides. It was a race against the tide, but thanks to a skillful boom truck operator and some […]

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Happening Now

Evading by Salts & Corks

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Rogues Roost is an isolated cove, with narrows only a few feet deep in some places. It is located in the vicinity of the villages of Lower Prospect and Prospect, Nova Scotia. The Rogue’s Roost and Snow’s Cove of Rogues Roost are the sheltered anchorages in the narrow passages between Roost Island and the mainland. […]

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