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2018 Canoe Expedition from Jasper to Tuktoyaktuk

Paddling North: 2.5 Million Paddle Strokes

Two weeks ago, in the middle of the night, we pulled into Tuktoyaktuk, NWT having done somewhere in the vicinity of 2.5 million paddle strokes. In the picture above, we are enjoying a toast to finishing our expedition. One week … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 69.41199 Longitude: -133.03539 GPS location Date/Time: 08/13/2018 21:36:29 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Paddling North: Summit!

After an epic day, we achieved our summit and paddled to the pingos just outside Tuktoyaktuk. More details soon.

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 69.40640 Longitude: -133.08691 GPS location Date/Time: 08/13/2018 05:50:35 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 69.23782 Longitude: -134.19055 GPS location Date/Time: 08/12/2018 03:04:26 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 69.10308 Longitude: -134.40788 GPS location Date/Time: 08/11/2018 00:59:06 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 68.85241 Longitude: -134.46161 GPS location Date/Time: 08/09/2018 22:44:58 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 68.68961 Longitude: -134.13568 GPS location Date/Time: 08/08/2018 21:43:07 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 68.68950 Longitude: -134.13531 GPS location Date/Time: 08/07/2018 22:09:45 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 68.63325 Longitude: -134.06879 GPS location Date/Time: 08/07/2018 03:55:41 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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How #PaddlingNorth is Like Climbing Everest Part Two: The Summit Push

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post about the similarities between this expedition and climbing Everest. You can find that post here: How #PaddlingNorth is Like Climbing Everest https://taloeffler.com/2018/07/13/how-paddlingnorth-is-like-climbing-everest/ This is part two. Marian and I reached Inuvik last … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 68.35173 Longitude: -133.72433 GPS location Date/Time: 08/06/2018 01:21:57 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Paddling North: Km 2880 and Back in Inuvik

We didn’t start the day thinking we’d finish it in Inuvik but we did. We put a second big day in the books to try to sit out some weather here where we can do some planning. Our evening paddles … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 68.35173 Longitude: -133.72433 GPS location Date/Time: 08/05/2018 06:40:25 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 67.92722 Longitude: -134.06947 GPS location Date/Time: 08/04/2018 03:19:58 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 67.44547 Longitude: -133.74504 GPS location Date/Time: 08/03/2018 04:47:37 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Paddling North: When Life Gives You Rain and Wind, Learn to Make Fish

We woke to wind and rain so loafed around a bit since we knew the wind was supposed to last much of the day. We then took Julie up on her offer to learn about making fish Tsiigehtchic style. We … Continue reading

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Paddling North: 2739 Kilometres of Memories

Crossing the Arctic Circle by canoe will be a pivotal memory from the expedition because it come after an epic paddling day, a night with a musk oxen sharing our beach, a bear sniffing our tent, a gorgeous sunset, and … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 67.44547 Longitude: -133.74503 GPS location Date/Time: 08/02/2018 02:14:59 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 67.21856 Longitude: -132.99139 GPS location Date/Time: 07/31/2018 23:55:55 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 67.21859 Longitude: -132.99139 GPS location Date/Time: 07/31/2018 01:40:53 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 67.34363 Longitude: -132.09641 GPS location Date/Time: 07/30/2018 02:27:01 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 67.43792 Longitude: -131.18375 GPS location Date/Time: 07/29/2018 01:15:54 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 67.31346 Longitude: -130.59103 GPS location Date/Time: 07/28/2018 01:42:54 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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Check-in/OK message from SPOT TA

Device Name: TA Latitude: 67.10507 Longitude: -130.27092 GPS location Date/Time: 07/27/2018 01:35:47 NDT Message: TA & Marian are paddling to the Arctic Ocean. Check the map to see where they are paddling & exploring today! Click the link below to … Continue reading

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