Tag Archives: Canada

Snow Walking is Alive and Well…

..even if the book is still out of print. This past week I have been re-reading Garret and Alexandra Conover’s definitive Snow Walker’s Companion: Winter Camping Skills for the Far North. Reading it again makes me wonder if I was … Continue reading

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Where the Wild Things are – Adam Bradley goes 4700 miles!

From time to time I post from other peoples’ blogs related to hiking, biking, and the outdoor experience.  Here’s one with content that stands out above and beyond what you’d expect. On October 5, I posted an entry about my … 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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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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Fat Tires, Snow ! and the Yukon

  Superb photos of  riding super fat tire mountain bikes in  the Yukon, where you have these huge dogs that might pull you around.  Just find a quiet moment, sit back, take a breath and drink in the imagery.   … Continue reading

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Lost in the Wild

Lost in the Wild: Danger and Survival in the North Woods by Cary J Griffith My rating: 5 of 5 stars O my God! I was totally absorbed into, and moved to tears by this book. It is a dual … 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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