It has taken me some time – two and a half months to be exact – to write this post and for the longest time I couldn’t figure out why it wasn’t working for me. As I started to outline in a previous post, I had a lovely weekend paddling with Wild Women Expeditions back inContinue reading “Whitewater Canoeing with Wild Women Expeditions (Part Two)”
Before Wild Women Expeditions’ whitewater canoe clinic in June, I’d spent eight whole days in a canoe. Granted they were intensive: – In the middle of November 2012 (which included my wedding anniversary and my 35th birthday), I learned how to canoe properly and instruct canoeing at the same time. Thank you, Jill Baxter. –Continue reading “Whitewater Canoeing with Wild Women Expeditions (Part One)”
For our third week of skills, we learned how to guide a whitewater raft down Class I rapids. This was week one of two weeks of “river touring” instruction.
Skills days at Wilderness Tours (WT) happen on Thursdays and Fridays in the first term. Otherwise I sit in academic classes Monday to Wednesday and bounce back and forth between Pembroke and Toronto on the weekends.