Third Time lucky

Having had to abort my last two attempts to go paddling in Scotland I finally made it north of the border for this years annual Kingfisher Canoe Club trip last week. Epic water levels were encountered at the beginning of the week and we took advantage of these to run a few rivers I hadn’t paddled […]

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Chasing Waterfalls

Despite the biblical amount of rain the UK has received recently we managed to find ourselves in South Wales looking at rather low rivers on the weekend after New Year. Disappointing to be sure, however our cheer was restored when we found the Afon Mellte to be at a runnable level. So we took our […]

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Due North

Catching up again… Back at the end of October I headed north to Scotland for the annual KCC trip to Roy Bridge. As usual this proved to be another fun, relaxed trip. More Pics HERE.

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So I had a plan to go paddling in Quebec for a couple of weeks taking in the Magpie river as a self-supported multi-day trip.

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Return to Blighty

Richard runs the big one on the Malbaie
Richard runs the big one on the Malbaie.

I’ve just returned from a rather fantastic two weeks in Quebec. Lots of photos to follow but in the meantime here’s one of Richard running the big drop on the Malbaie. The Malbaie is a fantastic river that involves walk-ins, off-road driving, bear avoidance as well as a big waterfall.

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Canoe Kayak – July 2011

It’s a bit late seeing as the August edition comes out soon, but, the July issue of Canoe Kayak magazine has an article written by “semi-retired gentleman” Dave Surman about our Easter tour of Europe (here and here). Illustrated by photos from yours truly, go buy a copy before it’s to late.

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