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Pack & Paddle

Scott Oeth-photo by Mike Patterson

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Scott Oeth

On Pack & Paddle, we get the benefit of learning how to make our outdoor adventures more fun and safe from an experienced outdoor guide and instructor.
Scott is a Registered Maine Guide, an Eagle Scout and Minnesota Master Naturalist.  He’s an instructor for the Okpik National Cold Weather Leader School.
 


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Scott Oeth-photo by Mike Patterson

Pack & Paddle - How to survive being lost in the woods

"Pack & Paddle" with Scott Oeth
In this edition, Scott talks with North Shore Morning host, Mark Abrahamson about how to survive getting lost in the woods.

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Scott Oeth-photo by Mike Patterson

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"Pack & Paddle" with Scott Oeth
September 20, 2021

In this edition Scott talks about the many uses of cattails - from nutritional and medical, to kindling and insulation.

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Scott Oeth-photo by Mike Patterson

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"Pack & Paddle" by Scott Oeth.
August, 2021

In this episode, Scott talks with North Shore Morning host, Mark Abrahamson about the value of carrying a whistle when in the wilderness.

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Scott Oeth-photo by Mike Patterson

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"Pack & Paddle" by Scott Oeth.
July 19, 2021

In this edition of "Pack & Paddle", Scott talks with North Shore Morning host Mark Abrahamson about safe drinking water in the backcountry - issues with water, methods for treating water, and the pros and cons of different water-purifying systems.

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Scott Oeth-photo by Mike Patterson

Pack & Paddle - June

"Pack & Paddle" with Scott Oeth.   In this edition, Scott gives advice for hot weather outdoor activities and tips for handling extreme heat.

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Pack & Paddle - May

"Pack & Paddle" with Scott Oeth.   In this edition, Scott dicusses types of packs and packing systems for your summer camping adventures.

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Scott Oeth-photo by Mike Patterson

Pack & Paddle - April 19

"Pack & Paddle" by Scott Oeth
April 19, 2021
 

There has been a surge in outdoor recreation over that last year, including canoeing.  Prices for used canoes have increased and they were hard to come by.  New canoes are often sold out and factories can't keep up with demand.
In this edition of "Pack & Paddle", Scott discusses ways to find and buy a reasonably priced used canoe.

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Scott Oeth-photo by Mike Patterson

Pack & Paddle - March 15

"Pack & Paddle" is a monthly feature on North Shore Morning.
In this edition of "Pack & Paddle," Scott Oeth talks about axe safety.

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Scott Oeth-photo by Mike Patterson

Pack & Paddle - Scott Oeth talks about hypothermia and frostbite

Pack & Paddle - by Scott Oeth
February 15, 2021
 

In this edition, Scott talks about hypothermia and frostbite - what to watch for and immediate first aid.

 

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Scott Oeth-photo by Mike Patterson

Pack & Paddle - January

In this edition of "Pack and Paddle", North Shore Morning host, Mark Abrahamson talks with Scott Oeth about the many uses of birch and sustainable and ethical use of wild materials.

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