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Dreaming of Paddling the Far North?

18 Mar

Join us at the Far North Symposium this Saturday in Saint Paul Minnesota! Get inspired by canoeists who have tested the coldest waters and paddled alongside muskox and tundra. Presentations: Bear Paulson – Snake River, Yukon, Canada Kate Ellis/Bob O’Hara – Colville River Canoe Expedition, Alaska Tessa Olson, Kari Smerud – Eight Rivers North Expedition, […]

Trip Report: Paddling the Bloodvein River

3 Jan

Four paddlers traverse a historic river from Woodland Caribou Provincial Park to the Atikaki Wilderness – highlights include pictographs, outstanding whitewater, stunning waterfalls and more… Trip Overview This trip can be broken into two major segments: headwaters and downriver. The headwaters segment of the trip is about 45 miles and can be characterized as a […]

6 Paddlers, Eight Rivers, 900 Miles

7 Jul

Follow six paddlers as they canoe over 900 miles on eight river systems north to the Hudson Bay and the barren lands of Nunavut… MORE >

Paddling Film Festival To Premier in Toronto

12 Feb

The Reel Paddling Film Festival will kick off its 2014 world tour on March 4th in Toronto, Ontario. The festival features winners of 10 categories, from whitewater to adventure travel. After premiering in Toronto, it will be seen at events around the world. According to event host The Complete Paddler, the festival “showcases some of […]

New Trip Log: Paddling the Otoskwin-Attawapiskat Rivers of Ontario

26 Apr

A canoe trip you reach by train, plane, and finally canoe!. Just to get your paddling juices going as the spring weather finally arrives …

Sub Arctic River Adventure 2012: Lynx Lake to Hudson Bay

5 Jul

Brian Johnston, Far North contributor, has once again headed for the far north with paddle in hand. He’ll be joining a crew of eight paddlers Read More…

First Nations Man Paddles 1,500 Miles to Homeland

5 Jul

On June 25, Sam Hunter of Weenusk First Nation reached Hudson Bay after paddling 1,500 miles (The Weenusk First Nation is a Cree First Nation in Ontario). He began his journey on May 23 near Pickle Lake. An article in the Wawatay News Online reported that Hunter loved reaching his homeland and the coastline because […]

Event: Far North Paddlers

20 Feb

Join other canoe and kayak enthusiasts for stories, presentations, photographs, maps and more from the Far North – Highlighting Ernest Oberholtzer’s 1912 great canoe adventure!