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Articles by Jim Baird

Axe Use in the Backcountry

We have decided to make camp after paddling through a foggy abyss like day. And it's time to go get wood. Here…

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The Float Plane Experience

In this video, wilderness adventurer Jim Baird documents his float plane ride into the wilderness to Lac Fonte…

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Canoe Spray Decks

Here on day four. I camped about two kilometeres from Kesagami lake. Huge massive lake. When I get there I'm g…

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Dumping Your Canoe on Rapids

Okay, well, we got another big rapid here. Seems the lower portion of the rapids section on the Kesagami has g…

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How to Navigate Rapids

Fourth day of just rain, rain, rain. After two days you start to feel a little down, everything is soaked, you…

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How to Make Canoe Corrective Strokes

Another beautiful day here on the Kesagami. This would be day three, if you count the day I got dropped off. O…

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