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The Short Solo: Wood Lake, September 19-21, 2014


The short solo has become a way for me to get out on the water when timing is limited. With a business trip that I had to make to International Falls, it was a perfect excuse to put the boat on the rack and head into a rumored walleye lake with a single, long portage to reach. 1,924 more words


Camp: Massasauga Provincial Park

Buckle in – it’s a long one!

September 19 – 22 – After a camping trip at Killarney Provincial Park with friends fell through, a co-worker suggested that we try Massasauga Provincial Park. 1,731 more words


Canoeing the Orne

Pont D’Ouilly to Thury Harcourt

This is a fine stretch of touring river, although some of the weirs are tricky. Hire customers in plastic self-drainers enjoy falling out, but traditional open canoeists need to take care. 488 more words


Week 6 - Getting Wet and Final Prep for Russia

This week we were introduced to the basics of Canoeing and Kayaking, calculated our walking pace over 100m (good for calculating distances when trekking), and made the final preparations for the trip to Russia. 652 more words

International Wilderness Guide

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