Canoeing Across Canada 2017

In 2017 we completed a remarkable five month, 5,500km journey across Canada from the Rocky Mountains to Montreal, in a 17 foot canoe called Bertha. The posts in this section describe that journey. Enjoy!

Welcome to the Canada blog!
What on earth were we thinking???Read more Welcome to the Canada blog!
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Arrived!!!
Vancouver, Squamish, Whistler and a lot of food...Read more Arrived!!!
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A living legend…
...and our first night in the tent.Read more A living legend…
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On the water…!
We’ve begun!  We had a stunning drive through the Rockies, stopped briefly at Lake Louise and Banff and even caught
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About the river:
The North Saskatchewan river rises in the Rocky Mountains at the Saskatchewan Glacier and travels 1287km until it joins the
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Storms, sailing and Saskatchewan!
11 days out, 640km travelled Haven’t fallen out… Haven’t fallen in! You might have noticed the dot didn’t move very
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Tiger balm! Stat!
‘Saskatchewan: you are uninspiring.’ Said by Mike just a few, admittedly slow and frustrating, miles across the line.  Queue 2
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PA and the Magnificent Mickelsons!
We are writing from the banks Saskatchewan river, shortly before it becomes a series of dammed (m, not n –
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We made the paper!
Before we left RMH, Shaelyn from the Rocky Mountaineer came to interview us. And we made the paper! A lovely
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The kindness of strangers
You will have seen that most of our posts finish with a list of thanks owed to people we know
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