Four Weeks

It is four weeks until we push off to finish the Canadian part of the Red River, followed by the 250 miles of Lake Winnipeg. The Winnipeg Free Press reports that "the Red River has crested and flooding season has essentially ended." Perhaps we won't have to relive our mudhole experiences from last year. The... Continue Reading →

This is not junk!

This is not junk! This is my essential gear.I have started packing for the first leg of our canoe trip to Hudson Bay. Part of the packing problem, especially when it comes to food, stems from not knowing how long it will take us to paddle 500 miles. Our little trio has never done that... Continue Reading →

What Started It All…

This is what started a lifetime of camping, canoeing, and outdoor adventures. It is my trusty GENUINE KNAPSACK, earned as a reward for selling American Seeds door-to-door in fourth grade. The fly says GLOBETROTTER CAMPING EQUIPMENT. Note the sturdy canvas construction, handy D-rings and adjustable straps. Once I earned this quality knapsack, I immediately started... Continue Reading →

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