Category Archives: canoeing

67-Year-Old Transatlantic Kayaker’s Goal Achieved, Expedition Continues

  67-Year-Old Transatlantic Kayaker’s Goal Achieved, Expedition Continues – Beyond the Edge. Another Polak in his 60’s pushing himself. Polish souls are both cursed and blessed with the polish suffering gene.  God loves this man. His last name is so … Continue reading

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Tim Smith at Snow Walker’s Rendezvous

The 2013 edition of the Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous in Fairlee, VT was a superb.  Many tents were set up with wood smoke puffing out of 4″  stovepipes. Over 100 people attended the sold out weekend. We opted for a heated … 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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“What I learned from hiking ?” from Joe Niemczura

A truly enjoyable and very informative read from my friend Joe. I truly appreciate the time he spent on this entry. Please take advantage of the numerous hotlinked references. What Have I learned from hiking by Joe Niemczura, RN, MS … Continue reading

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Snow Walkers’ Rendezvous, 2009 Part 1 of 3

Nov. 13-15  in Fairlee, Vermont on the grounds of the Hulbert Outdoor Center, a decades old historic camp on the shore of Lake Morey.  It sold out, as usual,  with 100 winter campers and a few snow walker wanna bees … Continue reading

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