Posts Tagged ‘Canada’

Powell Forest Canoe Route [Video]

Join us on a 6-day family canoe camping trip on the Powell Forest Canoe Route, on the Sunshine Coast of British Columbia, Canada.  Our journey covers 32.2 km of paddling and 10.3 km of portaging on this classic West Coast canoeing adventure. We paddle 9 lakes, get doused by rain, portage through some mossy old-growth […]

Seal Launching into the Kananaskis River, Alberta, Canada

Male whitewater kayaker seal launches into the Kananaskis River just upstream from Widow Maker rapid, Kananaskis County, Alberta, Canada

“If you think adventure is dangerous, try routine, it’s fatal.” — Paolo Coelho

Mountain Bike Stoppy, Banff, Canada

Mountain biker performing a stoppy, Banff, Alberta, Canada

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.” — Albert Einstein

Rock Climber, Banff, Canada

Male climber on rock face against blue sky, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

“Only those who risk going to far can possibly find out how far they can go.” –T.S. Eliot

Diving in, Kananaskis River, Alberta

Andrew Jobe dives into a hole in a whitewater kayak on the Kananaskis River, Kananaskis County, Alberta, Canada

“Those who flow as life flows know they need no other force.” — Lao Tzu

Southeast Alaska Day 2 – Cruising

Edge of Land, Johnstone Strait, British Columbia, Canada

June 30, 2012   Today was spent just cruising northwest.  Nothing too spectacular, but plenty to see along the way.  At breakfast, we passed right next to a pod of about 50 porpoises surfacing in tight rings, likely feeding.  The scene reminds me of a Planet Earth episode, with David Attenborough saying “Working together, the […]

Southeast Alaska Day 1 – Departure

Strait of Georgia over bow of MV Columbia

June 29, 2012 The sun sets over the bow of the Alaska Marine Highway vessel MV Columbia while sailing through the Strait of Georgia.  (Sony NEX-7, Voigtlander Super Wide-Heliar 15mm f/4.5 II)   Today we set sail on our Southeast Alaska adventure.  My wife Sheila, seven-year old daughter Linnea and I boarded the MV Columbia in […]