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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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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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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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Chilean Clif Notes and Pictures

Some folks said they were scared off by the length of my last posting so as I make my transition back from the icy heights to the ice of the hockey rink, I thought I would provide a summary version … Continue reading

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Deliriously Happy in Santiago

I’m flying from Copiapo to Santiago, Chilean tunes blaring in my ears, investigating if my laptop will still work after three weeks of environmental punishment, and I am deliriously happy. Perhaps it is the doubling of my oxygen supply since … Continue reading

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News from Chile

Unexpectedly we are in a hotel, a refuge beside the road. The snow drove us to luxury in a simple hacienda instead of camping down the road. We were up at 5:30 am to scale Lascar (5545 metres)-a volcano that … Continue reading

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Hello from Chile 2

Hi All, I have just a brief stop in town before heading out for Lascar base camp this afternoon. Everything is going very well. The trek was fodder for so many memories of canyons and deserts. Acclimatization is coming along. … Continue reading

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Hello from Chile

The warm air of Santiago embraced me like a long seen cousin. Having negotiated the throng of humanity just outside the arrival area, I was scooped up by Alexandro. He introduced me to Vance, one of my teammates and we … 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 April 2007

They Shoot Horses… 4/30/2007 Location: Everest Basecaap Elevation: 5300 Meters Elevation Gain: 0 Meters Weather: Highly variable Quote of the Day: Life is short, things change. At this point of the day, I expected to be writing you from Camp … 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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Everest-007 December 2006

Last Day of the Year 12/31/2006 Hello to All, I’m back in Mendoza after several long days of hiking off the mountain. Thanks so much to all for your kind thoughts and prayers and well wishes. I’m sure they helped … Continue reading

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Denali June 2005

When I was training last year, some days I would keep going by imagining what my first words to all of you would be. The time has come to finally say those words and I’m speechless and trying hard to … Continue reading

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