Category Archives: Canoe

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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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Thirteen

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Twelve

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:55.04903 Longitude:-60.28717 GPS location Date/Time:08/12/2015 10:43:04 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/PotcN/55.04903N/60.28717W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:54.97263 Longitude:-60.34634 GPS location Date/Time:08/11/2015 16:24:09 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/Pnh9Q/54.97263N/60.34634W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Ten

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:54.94983 Longitude:-60.41071 GPS location Date/Time:08/10/2015 19:18:57 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/PmD6H/54.94983N/60.41071W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Nine

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:54.82731 Longitude:-60.48782 GPS location Date/Time:08/09/2015 17:16:41 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/PkMQ4/54.82731N/60.48782W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Eight

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:54.86609 Longitude:-60.60938 GPS location Date/Time:08/08/2015 17:34:41 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/Pil2e/54.86609N/60.60938W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Seven

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:54.73359 Longitude:-60.79370 GPS location Date/Time:08/07/2015 18:13:58 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/Pg_MI/54.73359N/60.79370W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Hilary

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Six

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:54.62210 Longitude:-60.97086 GPS location Date/Time:08/06/2015 17:40:40 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/PecxY/54.62210N/60.97086W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Five

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:54.58181 Longitude:-61.24551 GPS location Date/Time:08/05/2015 17:20:56 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/PcgG8/54.58181N/61.24551W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Four

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:54.58446 Longitude:-61.60788 GPS location Date/Time:08/04/2015 18:42:10 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/Paxid/54.58446N/61.60788W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Three

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:54.58448 Longitude:-61.60767 GPS location Date/Time:08/03/2015 15:43:57 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/PYwCr/54.58448N/61.60767W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day Two

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

TA Latitude:54.59530 Longitude:-61.93350 GPS location Date/Time:08/02/2015 16:38:34 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/PXJIj/54.59530N/61.93350W If the above link does … Continue reading

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Audio Post Kanairiktok Day One

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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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Labrador 2015: On Our Way

Not only are our bags packed, the plane is now packed with our bags. Next stop (we hope) Lake Shipiskan! Here’s hoping the weather door up north lets us in. Catch you from up in the Big Land (fingers crossed).

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Labrador 2015: All Packed Up & Almost Ready to Go

The food is packed into barrels. The barrels were packed into Lew’s van. The one canoe was packed into the other. The third one loaded onto Paul’s car. The two canoes together make a tricky hoist onto the van. Success! … 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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“Strong Like Bull”

One of my dad’s favourite expressions was “strong like bull” He used this to describe strong flavours, strong materials, and strong people. He always believed in my strength and frequently said, “You are strong like bull.” This past week, training … Continue reading

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Visual Soliloquy #752 You have to do what you can, do your best with what you are. And you have to believe in wilderness…

You have to do what you can, do your best with what you are. And you have to believe in wilderness. If you do that you can’t go wrong. – Kirk Albert Walter Wipper

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Visual Soliloquy #555 A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.

A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain. ~Arabian Proverb

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Visual Soliloquy #552 Put a grain of boldness into everything you do.

Put a grain of boldness into everything you do. ~Baltasar Gracián

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Audio Post From Churchill River #8

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Churchill River Camp Seven SPOT Report

TA Latitude:53.25389 Longitude:-60.78052 GPS location Date/Time:07/27/2012 10:47:04 NDT Message:TA’s location on her Churchill River (Labrador) Canoe Expedition. Click the link below to see where I am located. http://fms.ws/8py2p/53.25389N/60.78052W If the above link does not work, try this link:  

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Audio Post From Churchill River #7

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Churchill River Camp Seven SPOT Report

TA Latitude:53.19131 Longitude:-60.92038 GPS location Date/Time:07/26/2012 19:23:21 NDT Message:TA’s location on her Churchill River (Labrador) Canoe Expedition. Click the link below to see where I am located. http://fms.ws/8pLBV/53.19131N/60.92038W If the above link does not work, try this link: TA You … Continue reading

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Audio Post From Churchill River #6

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Churchill River Camp Six SPOT Report

TA Latitude:52.97775 Longitude:-61.48331 GPS location Date/Time:07/25/2012 16:47:39 NDT Message:TA’s location on her Churchill River (Labrador) Canoe Expedition. Click the link below to see where I am located. http://fms.ws/8o2IJ/52.97775N/61.48331W If the above link does not work, try this link: TA You … Continue reading

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Audio Post From Churchill River #5

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