“Hivernant” is French for “Winterer”. Hence, once a trader spent a winter out in the wilderness he was affectionately labelled a Hivernant. The glory days of the canoe may have peaked in the days of the fur trade. It spurned generations of eminence for the canoe as a means of travel and trade across North America. It also, must have been a time of great pride in working hard – something we value at Sanborn.Since that time the canoe has been replaced by as the workhorse of the transport industry, but the legend of its’ endeavors lives on every time we pick up a paddle.
Wood: Walnut, Aspen and Western Red Cedar