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River with Two Names: My Canoe Got Bigger

Looking over the bow of our canoe, it is much bigger now. We traded our smaller boats for a ride on the Kamutik W from Hopedale to Goose Bay. We traded the calm solitude of the wilderness for the intense … 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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The River with Two Names: Two Weeks and Counting

Two weeks and counting. We had a wonderful event last night on Long Pond where we introduced the joys of canoeing to some New Canadians and their conversation partners. It was a great partnership between School of Human Kinetics, Student … Continue reading

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The River with Two Names: Three Weeks & Counting

Our expedition team met last night with Richard Alexander to go over the map, see some pictures, and get some beta (information) from him. We then (almost) finalized our group gear list with who is bringing what. The excitement is … 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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River of Two Names: The Team is in Goose Bay

Meet the team. Mark, Darren, Marian, and me. Eating a cone at The A & W in Goose Bay. It’s a tradition. Another tradition is visiting the old Hudson Bay Company Post Museum in NW River. They have great wooden … Continue reading

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inReach message from TA Loeffler

Hading our from Otter Creek Float Plane Base. Catch ya from the River with Two Names View the location or send a reply to TA Loeffler: https://us0.inreach.garmin.com/textmessage/txtmsg?extId=03b16f2b-ebc0-47b3-a85b-83f349036af8&adr=miyu735rowe%40post.wordpress.com TA Loeffler sent this message from: Lat 53.352442 Lon -60.411458 Do not reply … Continue reading

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TA’s Adventures that Move

“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

inReach message from TA Loeffler

D7 Almost 2 the Labrador Sea. Halfway over last portage. River w/ two names became river with one name today: Adlatok. Black flies View the location or send a reply to TA Loeffler: https://us0.inreach.garmin.com/textmessage/txtmsg?extId=710d5668-7d00-4533-8e4a-58c88d2a2e2d&adr=miyu735rowe%40post.wordpress.com TA Loeffler sent this message from: … Continue reading

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Everest 3.0: Packing, Pizza, Pedestrians, and Prayer Wheels

Today’s update is sponsored by the letter P. My Sherpa name is Pherba. I was born on a Thursday. Have you discovered what name you might have been called if you were born into Sherpa culture? I heard that the … Continue reading

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Great Big Walk Audio Update Day #7

“Hey this is TA calling in from day 7 on the great big walk and it is find your fit Friday. So hopefully you’re finding a way to find your fit. The most important thing about finding your fit is that it … Continue reading

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Look Where You Want to Go

Good Morning, First, please accept my apologies for not posting last week. I’d led an expedition for my class and the weekend just got away from me (as did the week). We backpacked from Portugal Cove to Bauline on the … Continue reading

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Cyrillic Adventures: Elbrus Update #2

Hello from Moscow, I probably knew just enough to get myself in trouble.  Not enough to know which station I was heading for or which one to transfer at or even if I needed to transfer.  Perhaps I should have … Continue reading

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Everest-007 May 2007

Blood Doping in Puck Land 5/29/2007 I’m back in the rink playing hockey. I’ve got three games a week on the go this summer. I worried how hard my first game might feel but quickly realized that I must still … Continue reading

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Everest-007 March 2007

Walking in the footsteps of others 3/31/2007 Flat Stanley at Pumori Flat Stanley in front of Pumori. I am so aware as I trek to Everest Base Camp that I walk in the footsteps of so many others. Camped here … Continue reading

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Looking for Windhorse October 2005

Day One: Windhorse in Kathmandu I’m back in the world of the slowest dial-up and reminding myself that patience is the biggest tool in the traveler’s tool box. I’ve been in Kathmandu KTM)for 4 hours now and am taking my … Continue reading

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Looking for Windhorse September 2005

Windhorse Six 9/10/2005 Howdy, Another week has rumbled by in a blur and the days are numbered before my departure. Thanks to all who signed on as Windhorse sponsors-you should be able to see your names on the website very … Continue reading

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