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Shipiskan to the Sea: An Attempt at Words about Canoeing on the Kanairiktok River

It’s almost always hardest to capture the hard work of outdoor adventure because you are too busy doing it to stop and take pictures. Sometimes the work of finding the words to describe an expedition is as arduous as the … Continue reading

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The River With Two Names

Our current expedition is called The River with Two Names and it begins/began on August 15 when we fly into Harp Lake. After a few days paddling along the lake we will exit via the Harp River onto the the … Continue reading

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Less than One Week and Counting: River with Two Names

As part of our last minute preparations for the River with Two Names expedition, we took our new WaterLily 12v turbine out yesterday for a test spin. We walked over to the Rennies River and placed in in a few … Continue reading

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Coming Next: A River with Two Names

Thanks to all who played “Which expedition is next?” a few weeks back. I realized that I never confirmed what river we are paddling in mid August…so here goes. Our next expedition is called The River with Two Names and … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT Kanairiktok Day One

TA Latitude:54.64262 Longitude:-62.31473 GPS location Date/Time:08/01/2015 11:58:27 NDT Message:TA’s location on Kaniairiktok River in Labrador: See where the team is camping & paddling today. Click the link below to see where I am located. http://fms.ws/PV6qX/54.64262N/62.31473W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Summer of Hand(s)

I usually mark each summer by the expedition or expeditions that happened that summer. Last summer was the “Polar Bear” expedition to northern Labrador. The summer before was the “Will the plane ever land?” expedition to the Kanairiktok River in … Continue reading

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Labrador 2015: Shipiskan to the Sea

The most common question I am asked is, “What’s Next?” Given the current reports of the veracity of the black fly population in Labrador this summer, my most frequent answer at the moment is, “Bug Bait.” I can’t believe how … Continue reading

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About TA

“Mountains are both journey and destination. They summon us to climb their slopes, explore their canyons, and attempt their summits. The summit, despite months of preparation and toil, is never guaranteed though tastes of sweet nectar when reached. If my … Continue reading