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Will Winter Be Long Enough?

Winter puts paddling on ice, at least in Canoe Country. But there are plenty of ways for canoeists and kayaker…

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Salmagundi: Of Portage Yokes and Little Lives

Summer... Where did it go? Off to visit the southern hemisphere, that's where. But if you're a regular visitor…

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Canoeing the Mountain River (NWT) with Justine Curgenven

Watch this short video by Justine Curgenven as she paddles on an exciting 2-week wilderness canoe trip down th…

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The Water Way: Part 5

Tendrils of mist rose from the swift water, joining and parting like swirling dancers. Their numbers increased…

The Water Way

A Note to the Reader We’re paddlers. Water is vital to our sport. But water does more than float our b…

Up North

Up North. To a girl with a hankering for adventure, growing up among the hardscrabble farms on the borderland …

The Wilderness Mystique

Farwell's not the only one who enjoys reading our mail. I do too. Acting on the principle that a pleasure shar…

The Wheel of the Year

Suddenly, almost without warning, it's fall. The signs are everywhere around me. The roads leading south out o…

Headwaters: Part 2

The girl found The River irresistible. Whenever she could, she scrambled over the cliff that rose precipi…