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  • Stikine Odyssey

    From Adventure to Activism with The Great River by

    September 1979. When thirty-something Peter Rowlands loaded up his Landcruiser and took canoe Dimples to join his friend Hal Marsden on a paddling adventure in northern BC’s backcountry, he never expected one river—Stikine—would radically change the ...

  • Backcountry Brushes


    There’s something very powerful about exploring under your own speed, whether paddling a lake frequented by artist Tom Thomson, gazing skyward from your vantage point on the water surrounded by cliffs, or hiking to hidden waterfalls carved by the ...

  • Perseverance

    One Month Canoeing the Mackenzie River by

    In the summer of 2006, four old men began an adventure that took them from the suburbs of Washington State through British Columbia and Alberta to Great Slave Lake in Canada’s Northwest Territories. In two canoes, they began a 900-mile (1,500 km) ...