Date: Tuesday, July 28, 2015 Weather: 33 degrees Celsius, sunny Distance: ~ 10 kms Dragonflies patrolled overhead as I packed up my tent one more time – my beautiful allies in the battle against the flies and mosquitoes.
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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!
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 the French River Supply Post Marina shuttled us, our gear, and our boats to our put-in at Wolseley Bay.
Trip Report: French River Canoe Trip
Have I mentioned I’m developing a deep love for moving water canoe trips?
In the last three and a half weeks, I have whitewater canoed the French River, canoed and camped near an under-control forest fire in Killarney Park, and canoed through the beautiful backcountry wilderness of Temagami. I have a ton of photos to process and writing to share with you; however as I write this IContinue reading “Quick Update”
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 canoeContinue reading “Little Rouge Creek”
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.Continue reading “Review: Reel Paddling Film Festival World Tour Premiere”
How Do You Pronounce Portage?
I learned to canoe in Canada so my “portage” sounds more French than if I’d learned in the States.