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10 Weeks & 2 Days Later
Still can't carry a canoe...but who's counting....:(
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All in the Family
My mom getting in the spirit.
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Jack Pine
Grand Lake - Background setting for The Jack Pine by Tom Thomson. Pretty inspiring.
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Still Going
Can slow me down but can't stop me.
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Practice Time
To Be Featured
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New Explorations
Favorite route of the season. Got to experience the French River and Georgian Bay for the first time. No paddle but lot's of...
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My Spot
Nice Fall hike on my parents property where I grew up. Bordered by the Gatineau Park...can't go wrong...:)
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Stuck at Home
and on the last day of the PITP photo contest :)
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Different Generations of…
Bardell's and Badger Paddles....:)
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Badger Paddles…
fun for the whole family
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Sporting Some..
Johnny's Bling.
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Portage Time
Get to work...:)
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Hungry and Grumpy
Stop making me hold this sign already.....;)
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I Wish There was More
But we got rained on, was cloudy and windbound for an extra day. Best I could get....:)
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Had a Great Time
on his first interior trip.
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Remember That Funny Time………..
Your Dad made you go looking for a paddle in the rain. :)
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Fun Dad
Brings Poptarts....:)
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Morning Coffee Prep
i know Preston may not approve of the instant but it's not so bad....:)
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Too Late :(
Sad faces after reaching Algonquin to find out the AO Paddle had just been found.
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Two out of Three
Shortly after the "monsoon" hit. Me and the youngest were splashing through puddles and singing away on trail. Oldest....well not as happy...:)
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My Paddle has Friends
When chatting with the guys at Achray over Canada Day week they were raving about how amazing their new paddles were. When I found...
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Teaching
Working on our youngest's stroke.
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Sunset Yoga
With our PITPC paddle
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Evening Paddle
On the Gatineau river. #cottagelife
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Out for and Evening Walk
Along the old Wakefield Steam Train tracks
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Happy Day
First time stepping foot into an Algonquin Interior site.
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Room With a View
Can't beat waking up to this
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Seriously??
Spent quite a bit of time cleaning up the site and area around. Not cool :(
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*Sigh*
Perfect spot for morning coffee!!
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Not Yet
But still looking.
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Last One
Uploading the final picture. Rewards are definitely out there. :D
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Wild Rock Outfitters Visit
Last stop on our tour and last upload. What an amazing trip.
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MAX !!
Our boxer rescue and first baby. Unfortunately Max's age doesn't allow him to take any trips on the water but he's still in a...
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Road Trip
No good road trip can start without a trip to our local Starbucks. Especially one that involves over 2100 kms in 48 hours to...
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A Little Rain
Little being the keyword but rain none the less.
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Is there ANYTHING This Paddle Can’t DO !!
OK OK maybe not the best umbrella....:)
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My Favorite Location…..
is wherever these guys are. Top notch all the way.
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Look who I found…
My new paddle got to have a reunion and I got to see how they're made. Beyond impressed with Fiona, Mike and Badger PADDLES...
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Canadian Canoe Museum Visit
Awesome place and was able to pick up a few souvenirs at the gift shop for the kids.
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Canoeroots
How about a selfie with Scott MacGregor, the founder and publisher of Rapid Media and Canoeroots. Awesome guy and awesome magazine. #randomportagecrossings
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Home…
is wherever these guys are.
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Camp Sign Selfie
From the canoe on our way out.
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Becky Mason
Practicing my Becky Mason solo skills
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KOP
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Outdoor Adventure Canada
Definitely our favorite and simple campfire recipe.
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Badger Paddles
Can't say it enough. Thank you for my new Badger paddle. It's amazing!!
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Packing Out
All of our garbage and than some.
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Newcomers
I'll see your challenge of 1 and raise to 3. All first times at a canoe in campsite.
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Zen
In the moment.
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Treasure Island
Reading a classic with the kids
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The Beginning
The book that started this whole crazy adventure
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Hap Wilson
Enjoying a moment of peace
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Inspiration
It's hard not to be inspired when surrounded by this much beauty
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Having Fun Out There
Although not necessarily my idea of a great time they really did enjoy doing their squats.
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The View
Can't beat it
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Rest Time
After a busy morning of running around it's time for a rest and a break from the wind.
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Breakfast Time
Can't beat oatmeal
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Traversing
Awesome website. Thanks for the simple Nalgeen Hot Water Bottle tip.
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Jerry Vandiver
Singing along
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Hard Work
Still sweating on a cool Fall day
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Nice and Light
I'll take it !!
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Group Shot
Final Portage
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Barron Canyon
Canoeing through the Barron Canyon
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Remember That Funny Time…
that groundhogs got into our tent.
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Getting Dirty
Definitely a fun way to get dirty though.
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Dinner Time
Re-hydrated chili and bagels
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New Outfit
This is what happens when you let your 3 & 6 year old's dress you up. I think it might catch on though.
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Northerner Magazine
What better way to capture the North than with the changing colors of Fall.
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Portageur
Socks and sandals Fall style.
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Johnny’s Boat Shop
Great Memories!
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My Roommates
Couldn't ask for better ones.
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Happy Camper Bush Martini
Gin martini to be precise.
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Getting Warmed Up
on a brisk Fall evening.
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On Our Way
to get the food bag from it's hanging spot.
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Bye Bye Sun
Better paddle faster...:S
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What do you mean?
This is where we go to the bathroom??
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Firing up the Stove
Can't start the day without coffee
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Duet
Rocking the paddle while she gives her sister a turn at the guitar.
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Lunch Time
Pepperoni sticks, trail mix and dehydrated fruit.
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Good Morning Achray
Getting ready to head into the interior
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Achray
Was a cold night but still ready to go.
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Papers in Hand
Outside the Achray Store/Permit Office
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Solo Portage
It's not a light canoe either. :)
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A Little Help
From a little helper.
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All by myself
Quick trip into the Gatineau Park to watch the Eclipse
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YES !!
I was starting to get worried I might have to hurt myself on purpose but a quick slip pulling the canoe up at night fixed...
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First Take
Thank God cause it was COLD !!!
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Best View
With my new favorite Badger paddle!!
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Walking Out
Ready to go.
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Got Him !!
Oh ya and don't forget to vote !! :)
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What’s more Canadian
Than a Canada Goose :D
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Full Moon Rising
Got this before the clouds rolled in.
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Getting Ready!
Prepping for our fall trip. Taking the wife and kids for their first paddle in trip.
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Trailhead Visit
Amazing staff and amazing store! Everything you'd need or want.
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Hiking….
In the Gatineau Hills on our way to my favorite spot!
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Just Finished
my trail/backroads run in the Gatineau valley.
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Grandpa!
Spending time with Grandpa on the hike in.
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Northern Sky
Northern view from my spot
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Smiling
A quick break and some food always makes these monkeys happy :)
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Favorite Spot and Person
Small lake in the Gatineau hills. Close to where I grew up. Also, where I learned to swim and fish!!
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Showing the Love
What better way to show how awesome these maps are than to buy all four!! Seriously amazing maps!!!
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Away But Not Forgotten
Taking stock for the marathon that is about to ensue.
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Fond Memories
Cedar to Burntroot
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Sitting Around
With my new friend
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Favorite Book
Mostly because of the support I find on the first page from my wife, for all of my crazy adventures!
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A Treasure Found
Pure joy!!
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Onto the Next Trip
No PITP logo but a paddle must count for something :)
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Stuck in the Office
No PITP logo but a PITP paddle has to count for something.
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New Friend
Relaxing with my new friend. No logo but PITP Paddle has to count for something.
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On Our Way
With first paddle in had we put in to search for the second.
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With a View
And a new Badger paddle
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Not Sure
Might have to choose the new Badger Paddle on this one.
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It used to be….
It would have been a tree at one point and I am hugging it pretty tightly :)
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