Little Rouge Creek

I fell asleep last night to a familiar feeling: my body swaying as if aboard a boat. It happens every year. I get on the water for the first time – be it rowing an 8-woman shell on the Charles, a sail boat on the Boston Harbor, a kayak on Georgian Bay, or a canoe in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park – and I become one with the boat.

Yesterday’s one-with-boat experience came courtesy of my friend David’s (The Passionate Paddler) Esquif Mistral (*sniff* long live, Esquif). So how is it, you ask, that I ended up paddling on Easter Sunday in between the snowflakes? It started with this e-mail: + Read More

Review: Reel Paddling Film Festival World Tour Premiere

Date: Thursday, February 5, 2015

Location: Famous Players Cinemas, 2200 Yonge Street, Toronto

Time: 7pm (doors opened at 6:30)

Host: The Complete Paddler, with proceeds benefitting Project Canoe

The 10th annual Reel Paddling Film Festival started off with a bang Thursday night, drawing the audience deep into a canyon with BIG whitewater in northern British Columbia. Festival organizers kept the energy flowing, premiering winners in several new and existing categories including two films highlighting the health of our [read: American] river systems and one sweet look at Greenlandic qajaq (kayak) culture.

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A Canoe Adventure in Woodland Caribou

The gallery above and the photos that follow are a handful of my favorites after spending two weeks in Woodland Caribou Provincial Park in late May.

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