Monthly Archives: May 2011

Bruce Fountain Report 23

m2m Report 23

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W4 – Prince Albert events!

Did not have time to post pictures in our two last stops, I went to tell them about the 24hr café that kindly welcomed me and allowed me to recharge our portable battery, but found the guys on the river … Continue reading

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Bruce Fountain log

Bruce Fountain has been compiling information both useful for those on the water and those following the trip. Graciously he has accepted that we post this information and thus we will be trying to do this on a regular basis. … Continue reading

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Battleford Week 2&3 – pics update!

Left Edmonton around 4pm after we repacked the grocery bags Dana & Peter had gotten. Dana even took a taxi back to carry everything. Our camp on the dock was surrounded by police who cordonned off an area to look … Continue reading

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The beginning of the end [of Canada]

Day 1: Drive from Revelstoke w/ the assistance of friends old (Mike) and new (Rheanne [sp?]), the bulk of it spent scanning through the FM band (with little success) and harmonizing on the word ‘cheese’ (?). A great deal of … Continue reading

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Wk1 – Edmonton

The river to Roky Mountain House became more difficult than expected. Waves came crashing against Hugo and even Peter in the second position during a white water passage. We bailed out dozens of litres of water at more passages than … Continue reading

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Wk1- Rocky Mountain House

D Day! Enfin le départ (see English Below) Hier nous étions dans les dernières préparations, les derniers achats, le rempacketage de tous les sacs. Chacun retrouvant ce qu’il avait égaré, n’avait pas pris chez Mike, etc … Les jeunes ont … Continue reading

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Departure

[c/o Pete] We’ve spent a week waiting for spring to at last shrug off the last of the tarrying ice and snow. Tomorrow, May 1, we give up waiting. * * * Each of us is lugging along at least … Continue reading

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On spring

[c/o Pete; a week late…] Poem for Good Friday — D.G. Jones The green of the cedars is unlike Any other green — they have been washed By the wind, which now moves the clouds, Piled like craggy props for … Continue reading

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Scenes from a UHaul | Toronto to Revelstoke

[c/o Pete] [10pm, somewhere on the Trans-Canada between Sault Ste Marie and Marathon; police are stopping every vehicle to check seatbelts and any signs of d.u.i. The officer inquires as to what exactly it is that we’re hauling; from the … Continue reading

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