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Slip Up

I am in a canoe on a French river up to my waist in water. Despite the glum, rumbling sky, the air is mild otherwise I’d be tempted to swim to shore; being wet is one thing but being wet and cold puts me in a very dark place. 1,630 more words


Beer Inspired Paddling Tour- The Best of Boats & Local Beer

This combination can’t be beat…. Only 45 minutes from the DC and Baltimore beltways, River & Trail Outfitters offers this unique way to spend your Saturday, boating to the brewery. 127 more words


St Croix River Canoe Trip, August 18-21, 2014

“All boys (and their parents) should be lucky enough to have an experience such as this. The boys grew an inch or two learning to canoe the St. 65 more words

St Croix River Canoe Trip, Beach Family, August 2014

“Besides being exceptionally competent and helpful, our guides were genuinely nice people whose good nature, positive attitude, and enthusiasm for the outdoors was infectious”. Lee Goldburg, Princeton, NJ… 81 more words

NIGHTMARES ON THE NIPISSING: Bloodcurdling Tales from Algonquin Park


These days, when I think back to our week-long trek of backcountry canoeing in Algonquin Provincial Park, I have pleasant memories. I dream about going back. 1,133 more words

Mike Kelsey

A First Glimpse of Algonquin: The Way to Radiant Lake, July 30, 2014

Algonquin is the third largest provincial park in Ontario and a mecca for paddlers from southern Ontario and many others. Our own journey was intended as a half-way meeting place for our relatives from the east coast of the US as well as an adventure in this beautiful park of forested lakes, pool-and-drop rivers and rugged portages. 38 more words


Canoeing the Weser

The third German river

Unlike the Rhine and Elbe, the Weser can be canoed from its origin. It starts not as a tiny stream, high in the hills, but fully formed at the junction of the rivers Werra and Fulda at Hann. 887 more words