For the past many weeks our Leadership Expeditions have been traveling throughout the province of Quebec. Attached are the most recent links that show the location of the Gaspe Leadership Backpacking Expedition, The George River Canoe Leadership Expedition, and the Boat Building Expedition. This first link is the current location of the Gaspe Leadership Backpacking Trip, led by Olivia and … [Read more...] about Traveling in the Back of Beyond
The landscape of Labrador and Northern Quebec is peppered with water. Outlet streams from headwater lakes along the Quebec/Labrador border gain size and speed as the flow northward toward Ungava Bay or the Labrador Sea. The canoe is the craft of choice to travel efficiently here where there is a long history of human presence from nomadic groups of native people followed the caribou. Today this … [Read more...] about Caribou!
On Wednesday I had the opportunity to drop our Girls Allagash Canoe Trip off at Lobster Stream, the beginning of their three-week canoe trip. We had the van and canoe trailer loaded by 8:00AM and departed Chewonki Neck. It was a beautiful day to be driving north; bright blue sky was dotted with puffy cumulus clouds and the girls were in great spirits. As we drove north I was reminded of the … [Read more...] about Of Loons and Thrush and the Great Black Bear