Book Excerpt: The Thrill of Whitewater Canoeing

The portage appeared as we paddled around the pink granite bend, the trailhead shimmering like a mirage in the haze...

swiftwater rescue swimming

Book Excerpt: Swiftwater Rescue Failure

I stood near the eddy in a faded mauve and blue wetsuit, shifting my weight left, right, left, right, toying...

Algonquin Portage Pack

Day Four: Take Out

Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Weather: 33 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~ 10 kms Dragonflies patrolled overhead as I packed up my tent...

Day Three: Big Parisien Rapids to Hydro Field

Date: Monday, July 27, 2015 Weather: 32 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~16 kms We knew this would be our long day.

Day Two: Little Pine Chute to Big Parisien Rapids

Date: Sunday, July 26, 2015 Weather: 30 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~4 kms What a spectacular morning to start the day!

Little Pine Chutes

Day 1: Wolseley Bay to Little Pine Chute

Date: Saturday, July 25, 2015 Weather: 27 degrees Celsius, 14 mm of rain then sun Distance: ~5 kms The good folks at...

Little Pine Chutes on the French River

Trip Report: French River Canoe Trip

Have I mentioned I’m developing a deep love for moving water canoe trips?

Quick Update

In the last three and a half weeks, I have whitewater canoed the French River, canoed and camped near an...

Running Laps

A few quick pictures both above and below from yesterday’s long day trip to the Madawaska River.

Little Rouge Creek

I fell asleep last night to a familiar feeling: my body swaying as if aboard a boat. It happens every...

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