Monthly Archives: June 2018

  This is overnight trip I made in mid April 2018, with my Cape Shore Water Dog, Saku and Husky, Bear. I cross country ski into the woods of central Newfoundland, Canada and get up close and personal with ripping wind and cold spring weather. I underline how simple it is to spend a night out and that you do not need the best skills or gear to do so. Other than my low end cross country skis (snowshoeing is another option), sled($90) and essential wool base layers ($220 although you can get a sufficient set for under $100), the rest of my kit for this trip was relatively cheap. Including arguably the three most important items, my one person tent ($20 Canadian Tire), minus 17 comfort rated sleeping bag ($130 Canadian Tire) and Thermarest RidgeRest sleeping pad ($40 MEC). For a cold weather trip like this those three items…

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I am very thankful to have received so much support for our newest expedition,  Man and Dog Across Labrador Peninsula . Not only me, but Saku as well. Along the way we will carry the official Royal Canadian Geographical Societies Explorers Flag. It is an amazing honour to be in the presence of so many other great Canadians who have carried it on their epic and meaningful expeditions!! Below are our main sponsors: Royal Canadian Geographical Society : MEC: Capital Subaru: LOWA: INUKSHUK: ESQUIF Canoes: Water Lily Turbine Charger: Baffin: Kokatat: Aqua-Bound: Ruff Wear: Connollys Plumbing: S.E.A. Contracting:

Man and Dog: Across the Labrador Peninsula Trailer Link: Me and Saku are back at it again. The itch for the unknown has been strong. On July 26th, we will leave North West River, Labrador to begin an approximately 1700 kilometre expedition across the Labrador Peninsula by foot and canoe, towards the shores of Hudson Bay. For this trip I am extremely proud and honoured to have received support from the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and MEC – Official Outfitter for the RCGS Expeditions program. During the project you will be able to track us as I send out GPS coordinates and a short message daily. Hopefully you can join us for the ride. It’s going to be wild! I will share more in the coming weeks. This dream project is not only the perfect test for me, and Saku, but it is also going to be a learning…

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