Tag Archive: canoe

Mar 22

This Time, Last Year: Canoe-Ski

This time last year, a solid snow pack at river valley levels and easygoing river conditions (pre-snowmelt, with ice cleared from previous thaw) tempted us to head out on another canoe-skiing adventure – this time down Vermont’s White River Valley.  With our friend Justin Beckwith, we set off in our trusty 16′ river canoes, climbed …

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Jul 05

Photo of the Week: The Big Red Ski Sled

It’s not like we are relying on our trusty 16′ canoe for any long distance load hauling into the backcountry of Quebec’s Gaspe or Maine’s Baxter Park, but there’s no doubt that Big Red comes in handy now and then as a sled. It also gives us incredible floating access to some of our favorite …

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Apr 08

Photo of the Week: Goodbye Winter, Hello Spring

What a winter it has been! And now we have spring to look forward to! We took advantage of this great transition season by paddling and camping along one of our favorite Vermont rivers last week – with our skis in tow – and skiing some beautiful lines right from the boat. In a time …

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