Category Archives: Canada

TD’12 Race- Where’s Andy Hazen?

I DK, no one does. It appears that Andy’s Spot device has not transmitted properly since 6/9/ AM ( yesterday), so we don’t know where he is right now.  You can’t call him, and he can’t call us right now, … Continue reading

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Ride the Divide DVD- now via Netflix

On June 8th, this astounding yearly  race begins again.  I just found out that the DVD is now available from Netflix, either as a physical in-the mail- DVD, or as an Instant download format. Appleton Ridge’s  Stephen Gleasner completed the … Continue reading

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FSTPKR: Human power from Reno to the Bering Sea

FSTPKR: BLC to the Bering Sea.—-< Click. Now! You absolutely have to check out what Krudmeister is up to this season. It is practically inconceivable to me that someone has both the interest and the skills to undertake a solo … Continue reading

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Not Turning Back Can Kill You

Reposting  a most excellent entry from our brethren in the kayaking school of adventure. The content is Labrador-related and references “the book” that got me and Alan MacKinnon into Labrador way back when. Here’s the teaser:  “Their story has lessons … Continue reading

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An Inuit Builder Crafts His Last Canoe : NPR

An Inuit Builder Crafts His Last Canoe  by Emma Jacobs via An Inuit Builder Crafts His Last Canoe : NPR. Joe was the native guide on a 200 mile canoe trip I took on the Grand River in Labrador several … Continue reading

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AT- Day 7

AT -Day 7 Tremendous thunder and lightening storm last night. To the degree that two storms blasted the ridge last night. One at 10:30 PM and another at 3 AM. There was only one other time In my life that … Continue reading

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AT- Day 7

AT -Day 7 Tremendous thunder and lightening storm last night. To the degree that two storms blasted the ridge last night. One at 10:30 PM and another at 3 AM. There was only one other time In my life that … Continue reading

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